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    From the archive: a violin by Jacob Stainer, 1669


    This illustration of a 1669 Jacob Stainer violin was published in The Strad, August 1934. The following text is extracted from an article accompanying the photographs: Jacobus Stainer’s instruments were always German in style, although the master was immeasurably in advance of his countrymen. That he was acquainted with ...