This cello is labeled Helmuth A. Keller & Sons, Philadelphia 1981.
Helmuth A. Keller comes from one of the prominent violin making families of Philadelphia. Son-in-law of Martin Nebel – who worked for Wurlitzer in New York and then opened his own shop in Philadelphia – Keller came to Philadelphia from Germany after the Second World War to work for William Moennig & Son. In the early 1960s, he opened his own business which continues under his son, Stephen Keller.
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