Instruments for Sale

Here are some examples of the instruments that we have available for sale.
We stock a number of our own professional level new, hand-crafted instruments, superb value beginner instruments, as well a selection of fine older instruments.
Please feel free to get in touch about pricing.

There is also a range of intermediate to semi-professional level instruments available for purchase or hire on our sister site:
stringinstrumentshire.com

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Violins


Copy of Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù Violin
by Alan Williams
£10,000


Violin based on the Old Italian Style
by Dota Williams
£7500


New Violin based on Stradivari design
by Dota Williams
£7000


Old French Violin
Labelled 1830
£1200

This beautiful old French violin with a one piece back is suited to the intermediate to advanced player. It has undergone extensive refurbishment in our workshop including new ebony pegs, integrated tailpiece, new soundpost, bridge, chinrest and high quality Larsen original strings.
This is an instrument that won’t disappoint!


Old German Violin
£575

This attractive old German violin, known as a Maidstone brand was imported into the UK by the Murdoch company,. c.1900. We have fully refurbished it with new ebony pegs, integrated tailpiece, new soundpost, bridge, chinrest and prelude D’Addario strings.
This lovely sounding violin is suited to an intermediate player or musical beginner looking for an instrument that will totally encourage you in your musical journey!


Violin based on Stradivari design
Earlier example by Dota Williams
£5000


New Baroque Violin in the style of Stradivari
by Dota Williams
£7000 (inc. case & Baroque Bow)


Old English Baroque Violin
Forster School (Original Back, Neck & possibly Pegs – Replacement Antique Front and Ribs)
£4500


Fine Old French Violin
Unlabelled
£4500


Small Sized Violins

1/2 sized New Violin based on Old Italian designs
by Alan Williams
£4000 inc. case, bow & handmade rosin

This high quality beautiful half size violin was recently hand made in our workshop by Alan Williams using superb and well seasoned European tone wood and fittings.
It has been made with a talented and gifted musician in mind and is part of our Handmade Range; built to last generations and inspire young gifted musicians by creating an instrument that will do so much more than your average small size instrument.


3/4 sized New Violin based on a design by Stradivari
jointly made by Alan & Dota Williams
£5500 inc. case, bow & handmade rosin

A superb, large sounding instrument hand made in our workshop by Alan and Dota taking inspiration from Stradivari’s design. This model is designed with younger (or indeed smaller framed) players in mind. Maximising the potential vibrating air space and generally giving a powerful sound, it’s tonal palette also offers the player a rich variety of colours.


Primavera 90 Violin (Entry Level Instrument)
Fully Setup for Easy Playing.
1/2 & 1/4 Size In Stock – other sizes available to order.
£125 inc. case & bow (string upgrades available)


Violas


16.25″ Viola, custom design after various influences
by Dota Williams
£7250


15.6″ English Viola1931
by Arthur Richardson
£6000


16.5″ English Viola 1997
by Stephen Robinson
£6500


Cellos


Primavera 100 cello outfit
Complete with soft case, bow & rosin. Setup by Resonant Strings
£722

This full size cello comes with a soft case, bow and rosin. It is an excellent cello for beginner-intermediate players.
It has been adjusted in our workshop to make the set up far more comfortable for ease of playing and upgraded with prelude D’Addario strings for that extra warmer sound


New, Good Quality Student Cello
Workshop Cello – Setup by Resonant Strings
£1900


Recently Sold

German Cello – 1994
by Franz Sandner
Sold


Antique European Violin
Unlabelled
Sold


Czech Antique Violin
labelled “David Techler in Prag”
Sold

This attractive looking full size violin was previously played by a professional violinist throughout his studies at music college and beyond.
He no longer needs this instrument as he has since commissioned and received a bespoke handmade instrument from our workshop.
It is complete with good quality fittings and strings.
We would accept trade-in on this instrument in the future towards one of our handmade range.



Looking for intermediate to semi-professional quality instruments to buy or hire?

Please take at look the selection available at our sister site:
String Instruments Hire