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==Measurements of the Antonio Stradivari 'Messiah' 1716 violin, in millimeters==

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||LENGTH taken from the side of the button||356||356||||
||Upper bouts||167.5||167||||
||Middle bouts, taken at the narrowest point||108.3||108.9||||
||Lower bouts||208||207.5||||
||Arching height, across arch, includes averaged edge thickness||15.4||13.8||||
||Stop length||bass 196.5||treble 195||||
||Corner width||upper 6.7-6.9||lower 7.0-7.2||||
||Purfling distance from edge||(x:2)3.75||||
||Purfling width||white 0.6||black 0.4||total 1.4||
||Purfling depth back only||bouts 1.1-1.2||corners 0.8-1||||
||Overhang||bouts 2.4-6||corners 1.8-2.3||||
||Button||height 14.5||width 17.1||thickness 3.8||
||String length||(x:2)328.5||||
||Neck length||(x:2)129||||

==Average Measurements of the Violin in millimeters==

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||CORPUS||length||285||320||335||345||355||
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||||upper bout ca.||133||145 ||156 ||162 ||168 ||
||||middle bout ca.||91 ||97 ||105 ||109 ||112||
||||lower bout ca. ||163 ||182 ||195 ||200 ||206 ||
||SCROLL||length ca.||85 ||94 ||101 ||104 ||108 ||
||RIBS||height - uniform ||26 ||28 ||29 ||29.5 ||30 ||
||||thickness ca. ||1.0 ||1.0 ||1.1 ||1.1 ||1.1 ||
||MOLD||thickness||||||||||12||
||LININGS||thickness||1.5 ||1.5 ||1.5 ||1.7 ||1.8 ||
||||width ||4 ||5 ||5 ||6 ||6 ||
||BLOCKS size||upper ||41/13 ||44/13 ||47/14 ||48/14 ||50/15 ||
||||lower ||36/12 ||39/12 ||42/13 ||43/13 ||45/14 ||
||||upper corners ||14/7 ||15/8 ||15/8 ||16/9 ||22/10 ||
||||lower corners ||16/8 ||17/9 ||17/9 ||18/10 ||21/11 ||
||ARCHING HEIGHT || back ca. ||13.2 ||13.7 ||14.1 ||14.3 ||14.5 ||
||||belly ca. ||13.7 ||14.3 ||14.9 ||15.2 ||15.5||
||BACK average thickness at:||sound post ||3.2 ||3.5 ||3.9 ||4.1 ||4.3||
||||upper and lower bouts 2 ||2 ||2.2 ||2.3 ||2.5||||
||||sinking (in general) ||1.8 ||1.8 ||2 ||2.1 ||2.3||
||||sinking at center bout ||2 ||2 ||2.2 ||2.3 ||2.5||
||||edges ||3.1 ||3.2 ||3.4 ||3.7 ||3.8||
||BELLY average thickness at:||sound post ||2.5 ||2.5 ||2.8 ||2.9 ||3||
||||upper and lower bouts ||2.2 ||2.2 ||2.4 ||2.5 ||2.7||
||||sinking (in general) ||2 ||2 ||2.1 ||2.3 ||2.4||
||||sinking at center bout ||2.3 ||2.4 ||2.4 ||2.6 ||2.7||
||||edges || 3.2 ||3.3 ||3.5 ||3.9 ||4||
||EDGES||overhang from ribs ||||||||||2.2 ||
||CORNERS ||width ||||||||||7 - 7.5||
||||thickness, back ca. ||||||||||4||
||||thickness, belly ca. ||||||||||4.2||
||PURFLING ||distance from edge ca.|| 3 ||3.1 ||3.2 ||3.3 ||3.5-3.8 ||
||||width ca.||1.1 ||1.1 ||1.1 ||1.1 ||1.2 ||
||FF-HOLES length||between ends of wings ||62 ||68 ||71 ||73 ||75||
||||between upper eyes ||35 ||36 ||38 ||41 ||42 ||
||||lower eye to edge ||10 ||10 ||11 ||11.5 ||12 ||
||MENSUR: 2:3 proportion ||belly ||159 ||171 ||183 ||189 ||195 ||
||||neck to edge ||106 ||114 ||122 ||126 ||130 ||
||||addition for mortise ||6||||||||||
||BASSBAR after fitting||length ca. ||215 ||240 ||255 ||267 ||276 ||
||||thickness ca. ||4 ||4 ||4.5 ||5 ||5.5 ||
||||height at center ca. ||8 ||9 ||10 ||11 ||12||
||FINGERBOARD ||length || 215 ||238 ||255 ||262 ||270||
||||underside hollowing ||60 ||70 ||78 ||90 ||100||
||||width at nut ||20 ||21 ||22 ||23.5 ||24 ||
||||width at bridge end ||35 ||38 ||40 ||42 ||43 ||
||||radius of curve ||32 ||35 ||38 ||39.5 ||41.5||
||||thickness: end of neck ||7 ||7 ||8 ||8.5 ||9||
||||thickness:edges ||4 ||4.5 ||5 ||5 ||5.5 ||
||||projection (at bridge) ||27||||||||||
||||ht over belly at bridge end ||16.5 ||17 ||19.5 ||20 ||21 ||
||||string angle at bridge ||156° ||156° ||157° ||157° ||158° ||
||NUT ||thickness ||4 ||4.5 ||5 ||5 ||5.5 ||
||SCROLL ||width at eyes ||42||||||||||
||PEGBOX ||width at nut ||(x:5)see fingerboard width||
||||width at throat ||14 ||15 ||16.5 ||18 ||19.5 ||
||||length ca. ||60 ||65 ||68 ||72 ||72-76||
||||thickness of walls ||5.5||||||||||
||PEGS distance ||a - g ||40 ||46 ||50 ||53 ||55||
||||e - d ||12 ||13 ||14 ||15 ||16||
||||protrusion, pegbox to collar ||9 ||10 ||10 ||11 ||12||
||NECK, foot ||overstand* ||5.5 ||6 ||6 ||6.5 ||6.5||
||||angle ||87° ||87° ||87° ||87° ||87°||
||||thickness including fingerboard ||15/17 ||16/18 ||17/19 ||18/20 ||19/21 ||
||BUTTON||width ||17 ||19 ||20 ||21 ||21 ||
||||height ||10 ||11 ||11.5 ||12 ||12 ||
||SADDLE||length ||32 ||33 ||34 ||35 ||36 ||
||STRINGS ||spacing at nut ||13 ||13.5 ||15 ||16 ||16.5||
||||spacing at bridge ||26 ||28 ||31 ||33 ||34 ||
||||vibrating length: nut to bridge ||267 ||287 ||307 ||317 ||328||
||||height over end of fingerboard ||||||||||steel/gut||
||||e ||||||||||2.5/3.0||
||||g ||||||||||4/4.5||
||SOUNDPOST ||thickness ca. ||4 ||4.5 ||5 ||5.5 ||6 ||
||BRIDGE ||width at feet ||32 ||37 ||38 ||41 ||42||
||||thickness ||||||||||4.5 ||
||||height ca. ||30 ||30 ||32 ||32 ||33 ||