Dale Walker STEVENS

Highest auction price achieved
£ 2039.00

By John Dilworth

STEVENS, Dale Walker Born 1924 St George, Worked from 1952 Salt Lake City, Utah USA. Self-taught violin and bow maker. Worked for the Salt Lake City Music Company finishing and varnishing prefabricated instruments. Established independently from 1959. Awards at the Violin Society of America competitions 1978, 1978-80 and 1982, also at Kassel, Germany 1983. 1716 Stradivari ‘Messie’ violin and personal models. Over 400 instruments completed using Michelman varnish and mostly prefabricated parts. About 46 instruments made entirely by hand. Bow maker since 1966. Octagonal sticks branded: DALE STEVENS [Wenberg]

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Price History

Type Title Sold Price
Violin 35.8 cm Salt Lake City, 1979 n°33 Thu 1st October 09 £ 2039.00
Viola 41.9 cm Salt Lake City, 1980 Tue 1st April 08 £ 345.00

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