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VIOLIN ANTIQUE SIGNED MAKER "LESTER WORTHINGTON" 1933

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    Posted 3 years ago

    Pigfeet8283
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    LESTER WORTHINGTON VIOLIN 1933. LESTER WORTHINGTON FROM SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS WAS A ORDINARY AMERICAN MAN WITH THE I Q. OF A MODERN- DAY GENIUS . DURING THE LATE 1920 s WITHOUT ANY FORM OF UNIVERSITY OR COLLEGE TRAINING IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING USING SCRAP PARTS THAT HE 'D FIND ON THE STREETS AROUND THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD. LESTER BUILT THREE DIFFERENT WORKING STEAM ENGINES, PICTURED ABOVE . AGAIN WITHOUT ANY FORM OF PROFESSIONAL TRAINING HE MADE THREE VIOLINS FROM WOOD HE PICKED CUT AND HANDCRAFTED PICTURED ABOVE
    THE 1933 "LESTER WORTHINGTON" VIOLIN HIS FIRST WAS SO WELL MADE THAT IT WAS PLAYED BY A PROFESSIONAL VIOLINIST IN A SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA . HIS LAST VIOLIN "LESTER WORTHINGTON " SIGNED AND DATED 1946 WAS SOLD IN 2015 BY A BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS AUCTION HOUSE. I FOUND THIS VIOLIN IN SPRINGFIELD, IN A CRAWL SPACE UNDER A HEAP TRASH

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