A fine violin by Charles Collin-Mezin fils, one of the finest Mirecourt early 20th century makers. Open tone with a strong presence capable of nice color modulation. LOB: 357mm About: Charles Collin-Mezin fils (1870-1934) took over the family's workshop in Mirecourt after the death of his father and teacher, Charles J.B. Collin dit Mezin père. Many of his instruments were made for his father and follow his model, but he eventually developed a more personal style. Instruments labeled 'Le Victorieux'. After his death the business passed to his son Charles Jean-Baptiste Collin-Mezin III and Jean Larcher.