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.

NEW INSTRUMENTS BY PETER DODGE, ELY

We are proud to regularly stock a large range of Peter’s fine instruments; all hand-made in Cambridgeshire.

His ‘Peter Harrold’ violins and violas especially are of truly remarkable quality at their price. From £1000.00, these are one of our best-selling instruments – particularly for aspiring students at Grade 5 or above – and frequently recommended by teachers as quite simply one of the finest violins and violas available within this price range.

We also stock his fine, 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 XKQM’ £1000
‘Peter Harrold XKNR’ £1000
‘Peter Harrold XKPL’  £1000
‘Peter Harrold XKQO’ £1000

‘Peter Harrold VLOS’ £1500

‘Peter Dodge 132’ £2500
‘Peter Dodge 208’ £2500

‘Peter Dodge 221’ £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 £7000
Fitted with Wittner ‘Finetune’ pegs.

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FINE NEW INSTRUMENTS BY ROBERT THORNHILL, NEWMARKET

Violin no.26 – 2010 – £3000

Viola no.10 15 5/8″ 2002 £3000
Viola no.18 16″ 2006 £3000

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VIOLINS

OUR STOCKS CHANGE CONSTANTLY SO PLEASE CONTACT US TO CHECK AVAILABILITY

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

All our student violins are ‘set up’ to the very highest standards to ensure the greatest ease of playing and tuning.

1/8 size

  • We have many used and ex-rental 1/8 outfits in stock – from £125

1/4 size

  • Secondhand Stentor Two – £135
  • Hidersine ‘Vivente’ – £220
  • Sielam ‘Cantabile’ – £425

1/2 size

  • Secondhand Stentor Two – £135
  • Secondhand Sandner with new Warchal strings and new bow -£185
  • Hidersine ‘Vivente’ – £220
  • Sielam ‘Cantabile’ – £425

3/4 size

  • Secondhand Stentor Two with new upgraded strings and new bow – £185
  • Hidersine ‘Vivente’ – £220
  • Hidersine ‘Vivente’ with Dominant strings – £280
  • Secondhand ‘Westbury’ with Dominant strings and new bow – £295
  • BM ‘Compagnon’ – Mirecourt c1900 with case – £595
  • German c1890 – £895
  • New Peter Harrold – £1000

7/8 size

  • French – c 1890 – £650

Full size

  • Hidersine ‘Vivente’ outfit – £220
  • Hidersine ‘Vivente’ outfit with Dominant strings – £280
  • Unlabelled Chinese workshop violin – £495
  • Anton Esser, German 1930 – £850
  • French (Mirecourt) – c. 1900 – £880
  • Robert Hull, Liverpool 1993 – £1500
  • German c1890 – £1200
  • Philip Taylor – 2006 – £1495
  • Philip Taylor – 2010 – £1650
  • 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
  • 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

1/4 size

  • Hidersine Vivente outfit  – £650
  • Stentor ‘One’ outfit – £535

1/2 size

  • Used Stentor ‘Two’ outfit – £475 
  • Used Stentor ‘Two’ outfit with Dominant strings – £595
  • Hidersine Vivente outfit  – £650
  • Chinese luthier – ‘cello only with Larsen strings – £1495
  • German c1880 – ‘cello only – £2200

    3/4 size

  • Used Primavera ‘200’ Immaculate condition. Fitted with Larsen strings, carbon bow and semi-rigid case. A stunning and much-loved example of one of our best-selling outfits. – £895.
  • Used Czech outfit with Tom & Will bag – £495
  • Used Czech with bow and ‘Pod’ case – £595
  • Used Zeller with Jargar strings, excellent Paesold bow and new padded bag – £795
  • Used Suzuki outfit with Tom + Will bag – £895
  • Used Czech outfit – £595

4/4 size
The following is a selection only taken from our current stock.

  • Used ‘Nakowicz 310’ outfit – £750
  • Used Eastman ‘Young Master’ – £1595
  • Mirecourt 1875 – £4750

BASSES

  • Used Stentor ‘Conservatoire’ 1/2 size outfit £850
  • Used unlabelled 3/4 with bag and Innovation ‘Honey’ strings  – £895