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:



Copy of Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù Violin
by Alan Williams

Violin based on the Old Italian Style
by Dota Williams

New Violin based on Stradivari design
by Dota Williams

Czech Antique Violin
labelled “David Techler in Prag”
£1200 with case & bow

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.

Antique European Violin
£1400 with a new case, bow & handmade rosin

This antique full size violin has undergone extensive restoration in our workshop to return it to sound playing condition.
It has also been fitted with new ebony pegs, ebony endpin and chinrest.
We have fitted a new bridge and soundpost topped off with new Evah Pirazzi Gold strings for a superior sound.

Violin based on Stradivari design
Earlier example by Dota Williams

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)

Fine Old French Violin

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.
£111 inc. case & bow (string upgrades available)


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

15.6″ English Viola1931
by Arthur Richardson

16.5″ English Viola 1997
by Stephen Robinson


German Cello – 1994
by Franz Sandner
£2200 – RESERVED

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

Recently Sold

Handmade Cello, Stradivari Model
by Alan Williams

Fine Old French Violin (II)
Unlabelled – Fully setup with tamarind wood fittings

New Violin (Commission, custom design)
Joint collaboration between Dota & Alan Williams

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