Carlton F. STANLEY

Highest auction price achieved
£ 2247.00

By John Dilworth

STANLEY, Carlton F. died 1948 Newton, Massachusetts USA. Pupil and assistant of his uncle Freelan Oscar, below, from 1924. Previously worked in Estes Park and Denver, Colorado. Stradivari, Guarneri, and some Guadagnini models. Credited with over 600 violins, violas, and cellos, most sold through Wurlitzer’s. Good professional work with commercial oil varnishes. Some are said to have been supplied unvarnished to Wurlitzer, to be finished by Roy Morgan in Cincinnati using formulas of Louis Condax. Stanley / Newton Mass. / 19.. No.. C. F. Stanley / Newton. Mass. / 193.. No..

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 35.7 cm 1946 [Made for "Rudolph Wurlitzer Co."] Tue 1st December 09 £ 1693.00
Viola 40.6 cm Newton, 1947 Thu 1st May 08 £ 2247.00
Violin 35.4 cm "adjusted & varnished by Rudolph Wurlitzer.." Thu 1st May 08 £ 482.00
Violin 1938 Wed 1st October 03 £ 294.00
Violin 1931 Sun 1st October 00 £ 1450.00
Violin 1929 Fri 1st May 98 £ 1129.00

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