LOB 357 mm, 477 grams, Medium grain Spruce Soundboard and Maple back and sides, fully blocked. New Pegs.
No. 1 Opus. Typed and Signed label.
George Ekberg lived a three minute walk from the Lyon and Healy Musical Instruments workshop in Chicago. He may have worked there and started making Instruments out of his house, after increasing his skills on the job, many immigrant German violin makers worked in Chicago at this time.
The text biography is from Thomas Wenberg's 1986 publication: The Violin Makers of the United States.
Available for sale on September 27, 2021. The video will be added.