Instruments For Sale

As well as our usual stock of new and used violin, viola, ‘cello outfits in all sizes for SALE or RENTAL, we also have an ever-changing selection of older instruments.

The following list is a selection taken from our current stock of both new and old.

Please note that descriptions and prices are correct to the best of our knowledge but are subject to change without notice.

Before coming to try or buy a specific item, do please contact us to check that it is available!

We offer a home-approval service and if you don’t see here exactly what you’re looking for do get in touch.

VIOLINS

OUR STOCKS CHANGE CONSTANTLY SO PLEASE CONTACT US TO CHECK AVAILABILITY. This list is correct as of 12th July 2019.

RENTAL ON STUDENT OUTFITS IS AVAILABLE, PLUS PART-EXCHANGE AND BUY-BACK.

We upgrade our student violins to the highest standards to ensure the greatest ease of playing and tuning.

1/16 Size

  • Stentor 1 violin outfit (with case and bow) – £159.00

1/10 SIZE

  • 2x  Stentor 1 violin outfits (with Amethyst strings) – £175.00

1/8 size

  • Stentor outfit with new bow – £95.00
  • Stentor 1 outfit with Amethyst strings – £125.00
  • Used Stentor 1 outfit – £135.00
  • Used Stentor 1 outfit with new Prelude strings – £145.00
  • Primavera outfit with Warchal Strings -£155.00

1/4 size

  • Ex-Rental Primavera outfit – £155.00
  • Used Primavera 200 outfit with Dominant strings & new bow – £160.00
  • Used Primavera 150 outfit with new Prelude strings & new bow – £165.00
  • Sie Lam Espressivo outfit with Evah Pirazzi strings – £335.00
  • Ex-rental Hidersine Vivente outfit – £185.00

1/2 size

  • Used German c.1960 (with new case, bow, and dominant strings) – £395.00
  • Used Hofner handmade violin – £495.00
  • Stentor Two outfits upgraded with Thomastik Vision strings – £265.00
  • Used Stentor Conservatoire with new Dominant strings & new bow – £265.00
  • Used Stentor Two outfit with new bow and Warchal strings – £135.00

3/4 size

  • Used Stentor One outfit – £120.00
  • “As new” Zeller outfit with rehaired bow, Dominant strings, new Wittner tailpiece, and new case – £335.00
  • Used ‘Harlequin’ in blue with new Dominant strings – £150.00
  • Stentor Two outfits upgraded with Thomastik Vision strings – £265.00
  • German c1890 with good carbon bow, new case and Dominant strings – £895.00
  • Peter Harrold fine violin – £1000.00

7/8 size

  • French c. 1890 – £650.00
  • French c. 1880 – £795.00

Full size

  • Sielam ‘Espressivo’ outfit (fully upgraded and with Dominant strings) – £335.00
  • Used unlabelled violin (with Werner bow and case) – £485.00
  • Sielam ‘Cantabile’ violin outfit (with carbon bow, Dominant strings and oblong case) – £665.00
  • Sielam ‘Capriccio’ violin outfit (with carbon bow, Dominant strings and oblong case) – £685.00
  • Fine violin labelled “Caspar da Sala Brescia” – £850.00
  • Robert Thornhill Chinese upgrade violin – £895.00
  • Artist “6” violin – £985.00
  • Saxon violin with ornate “Grandfather” scroll detailing c. 1880 – £1200.00
  • Peter Dodge XKSQ violin – £1200.00
  • Peter Dodge XKSZ  violin – £1200.00 –SOLD
  • Peter Dodge XKLK violin – £1200.00
  • Peter Dodge XKSN violin – £1200.00
  • German violin c. 1920 – £1250.00
  • Used Peter Dodge violin (June 2000) – £1495.00
  • Peter Harrold VKRK violin – £1500.00
  • Michael Heffer (Cambridge) violin 1998, labelled “Lotte Lenya” – £1595.00
  • IJmke van der Werf – 2008 – £2500.00
  • Peter Dodge No. 132 violin (2001) Guaner “Le Duc del Jesus 1745” pattern – £2500.00
  • Peter Dodge No. 215 violin – £2500.00
  • P. Farrell violin (2009) – £3000.00
  • Robert Thornhill No 25 (2009) –3000.00
  • Peter Dodge No. 273 violin (2015) Stradivarius model- £5000.00
  • Peter Dodge No. 269 violin – £5000.00
  • Peter Dodge No. 266 violin – £5000.00

VIOLAS

12″size

  • Used viola outfit (with good new strings and composite bow) – £185.00
  • Used viola outfit – £150.00
  • Used Stentor viola outfit (with new strings and composite bow) – £185.00

13″ size

  • Unlabelled viola outfit – £595.00
  • Cantabile viola outfit – £395.00
  • Primavera 200 viola outfit – £185.00
  • Schroetter viola outfit – £450.00
  • Schroetter viola outfit (with carbon bow) – £450.00
  • 2x Cantabile “Gamba” fine viola – £395.00
  • Unlabelled fine viola outfit (with case and 3/4 size violin bow) – £595.00
  • Sielam Cantabile viola – £395.00

14″ size

  • Used viola from Cardiff Violins – £495.00

15″ size

  • German fine viola c.1890 – £1500.00
  • Peter Harrold viola No. 38 – £1500.00

15.5″ size

  • Used Suzuki viola outfit (with new bow) – £475.00
  • Peter Dodge viola No. 43 – £5500
  • Peter Harrold viola No. 15 – £1500.00
  • Peter Harrold viola No. 40 – £1600.00 – SOLD
  • SieLam Capriccio viola outfit – £750.00
  • Used Piacenza viola outfit – £250.00
  • SieLam Apassionato viola Stradivarius pattern (with new Helicores) – £1250.00

16″ size

  • Robert Thornhill 15 5/8″ viola No. 10 (2002) – £3000.00
  • SieLam CQuah viola – £550.00
  • Sielam ‘Cantabile’ viola – £595.00
  • Peter Dodge viola No. 36 – £3500.00
  • Hofner viola £395.00
  • Peter Harrold viola No. 24 – £1500.00
  • Robert Thornhill viola (2006) – £3000.00
  • SieLam Apassionato viola – £1750.00
  • Robert Thornhill “Liva de Braccio” viola No. 24 (2007) – £3000.00
  • P. Farrell viola (2007) – Price TBC
  • P. Farrell viola (2001) – Price TBC
  • P. Farrell viola (2006) – Price TBC

CELLOS

1/8 sizE

  • Used Stentor 2 cello outfit (with upgraded strings and new bow) – £495.00
  • Used Primavera cello outfit (with new bridge) – £495.00
  • Used Stentor 1 cello outfit – £395.00

1/4 sizE

  • Ex Rental Stentor 1 cello outfit – £455.00
  • Stentor 1 cello outfit – £550.00

1/2 size

  • Used ‘Vivaldi’ cello outfit (with new bow and Dominant strings) – £395.00
  • German c1890 cello (with Larsen strings) – £1200.00

    3/4 size

  • Used Stentor 2 cello outfit (with new composite bow)- £495.00
  • Used Stentor 1 cello outfit (with new bow) – £495.00
  • Used Arcadia cello outfit (with hard case and bow) – £1780.00
  • Norner & Hurnsteiner cello c. 1890 (with new Larsen strings) – £5500.00

7/8 size

Robert Thornhill No 8 2017. LOB 28 3/8″ – £7500.00

4/4 size

  • Paesold 603 (1979) in superb condition, with new Larsen strings, new bridge, new Wittner tailpiece etc. – £2950.00
  • Unlabelled cello outfit (with hard case and good bow) – £1950.00
  • Used Paesold 604 ‘cello 1974. Was £4950 and now reduced to £3950
  • Peter Dodge Montagnana model with Wittner Finetune pegs – £7000

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NEW INSTRUMENTS BY PETER DODGE, ELY

We are proud to regularly stock a very large range of Peter’s fine instruments; all hand-made in Cambridgeshire.
His ‘Peter Harrold’ violins and violas especially are of a truly remarkable quality at their price.
From £1200.00, these are some of our best-selling instruments – particularly for aspiring students at Grade 5 or above – and frequently recommended by teachers as quite simply some of the finest violins and violas available within this price range.
We also stock Peter’s higher-grade ‘Peter Dodge’ violins, violas and ‘cellos. Ranging in price from £2500.00 for violins to £7000.00 for his magnificent ‘cellos, these instruments are quite superb.

VIOLINS

‘Peter Harrold XLQR’ Three-quarter size £1000
‘Peter Harrold XKQP’ £1200
‘Peter Harrold XKRZ’ £1200 SOLD
‘Peter Harrold XKSQ’  £1200
‘Peter Harrold XKSZ’  £1200
‘Peter Harrold VLRK’ £1500
‘Peter Dodge 132’ £2500
‘Peter Dodge 208’ £2500
‘Peter Dodge 273’ £5000
‘Peter Dodge 255’ £5000
‘Peter Dodge 266’ £5000

VIOLAS

‘Peter Harrold’ 15″ £1500
‘Peter Harrold’ 15.5″ £1500
‘Peter Harrold’ 16″ £1500
‘Peter Dodge’ 16″ £3500

CELLOS
‘Peter Dodge’ Montagnana model, fitted with Wittner ‘Finetune’ pegs – £7000

BASSES

Secondhand Eastman ’80’ half-size bass outfit with padded bag and composite bow.
In excellent condition and with D’Addario Helicore strings –                             £950.00