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Royal Artist

by Bruno

type origin year neck construction headstock zero fret trussrod

Dist: USA
Manuf.: Japan
~1970 bolt on violin symmetrical
no yes
 notes:  C. Bruno was a major New York dealer/distributor of all kinds of instruments. They were absorbed into Kaman probably back in the 70's. They sold a number of models with the "Royal Artist" brand. Some may have been made by Regal or Harmony, some may have been rebranded Teisco's/Japan, also distributed under the brand Ventura. Natural version above is missing bridge cover.



This is a different version with a sunburst finish, square inlays and a typical Teisco-headstock: