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

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.

1/8 size

  • Many used and ex-rental outfits in stock – currently from £125

1/4 size

  • Used Hofner Stingl with Pro-Arte strings – £125
  • Used Prima 200 with new Warchal strings – £150
  • Used Prima 200 with new Warchal strings – £165
  • Sielam ‘Cantabile’ – £425

1/2 size

  • Used Hidersine ‘Vivente’ – £155
  • Used Stentor Two with new bow and new case – £175
  • Used Stentor ‘Conservatoire’- £260
  • New Stentor Two – upgraded and fitted with Thomastik ‘Vision’ strings – £265
  • Used Stentor ‘Conservatoire’ with new Dominant strings and new bow – £285
  • German c1960 with new oblong case +Dominant strings – £395
  • Sielam ‘Cantabile’ – £425

3/4 size

  • Used Stentor Two with new Warchal strings – £125
  • Used Hidersine Vivente with new bow – £135
  • Used ‘Harlequin’ in blue with new Warchal strings – £150
  • New Stentor Two outfit – £215
  • New Stentor Two – upgraded and fitted with Thomastik ‘Vision’ strings – £265
  • German c1890 – £895
  • New Peter Harrold – £1000

7/8 size

  • French – c 1890 – £650

Full size

  • New Stentor Two outfit. Fully upgraded – £215
  • New Stentor Two outfit. Fully upgraded and with Dominant strings – £275
  • New Sielam ‘Espressivo’ outfit. Fully upgraded and with Dominant strings – £335
  • New Stentor ‘Verona’ outfit. Fully upgraded and with Dominant strings – £495
  • New Sielam ‘Cantabile’ with carbon bow, Dominant strings and oblong case – £665
  • New Sielam ‘Capriccio’ with carbon bow, Dominant strings and oblong case – £685
  • Franz Sandner – £850
  • Anton Esser, German 1930 – £850
  • French (Mirecourt) – c. 1900 – £880
  • German c1890 – £1200
  • German Guarneri pattern – £2000
  • Bazin school Vuillaume pattern – £2000
  • IJmke van der Werf – 2008 – £2500
  • French Klotz pattern – £3000
  • Robert Thornhill No 25 – 2009 – £3000
  • French – c. 1860 – £5000
  • Probably French c1860 labelled ‘copie de Gasparo da Salo’ – £5000

VIOLAS

  • Sielam Espressivo 12″ outfit – £250
  • A variety of 13″ outfits! New and used.
  • Used Primavera ‘200’ 15 1/2″ outfit with new bow – £295
  • Used Suzuki 15 1/2″ outfit with new bow – £475
  • Used ‘Cardiff Violins’ 14″ outfit – £495
  • German c1900 15 5/8″ – £685
  • German 15″ 1890 – £1500
  • Robert Thornhill 15 5/8” – 2006 – £3000
  • Robert Thornhill 14 7/8” – No 25 – 2007 – £3000

CELLOS

1/8 sizE

  • Used Stentor ‘Two’ outfit with upgraded strings and new bow – £395

1/4 sizE

  • Used Stentor ‘Two’ outfit in excellent condition – £395
  • New Stentor ‘One’ outfit – £550

1/2 size

  • Used ‘Vivaldi’ outfit – £395
  • Ex-Rental Stentor ‘One’ with Chromcor strings – £550
  • Used Stentor ‘Two’ outfit with Dominant strings and new bow- £595
  • Hidersine Vivente outfit  – £650
  • German c1880 – ‘cello only; with Larsen strings – £1995

    3/4 size

  • Used ‘Vivaldi’ with Dominant strings and new bow – £350
  • Used Stentor Two outfit – £495
  • Used Czech with bow and ‘Pod’ case – £595
  • Used Hofner ‘Stingl’ 3/4 outfit in first-class condition.
    With semi-hard case, new bow and Helicore strings – £650.00.

    7/8 size

  • Used Primavera 200 outfit. in first-class condition
    Jargar strings and new bag – £795
  • 4/4 size
    The following is a selection only taken from our current stock.
  • Used Forenza outfit; with Larsen Crown strings – £550
  • Restored German mid C19 – £1200
  • Dresden mid C19 – £2850
  • Used Paesold 603, 1979, in superb condition. With new Larsen strings, new bridge, new Wittner tailpiece etc. – £2950
  • Used Paesold 604 ‘cello 1974. Was £4950 and now reduced to £3950
  • Gorgeous German ‘cello c1890 with new Larsen strings and Wittner tailpiece – £5500
  • Peter Dodge Montagnana model with Wittner Finetune pegs – £7000
  • German c1890 – £8950

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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
‘Peter Harrold XKSQ’  £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