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 Zeller with new Warchal strings – £150
  • Hidersine ‘Vivente’ – £220
  • Primavera ‘200’ – £225
  • German c1960 with new oblong case +Dominant strings – £395
  • Sielam ‘Cantabile’ – £425

3/4 size

  • Used Hidersine ‘Vivente’ with new Warchal strings – £155
  • Used ‘Harlequin’ in blue with new Warchal strings – £140
  • Used Primavera with new Warchal strings and new bow – £185
  • Hidersine ‘Vivente’ – £220
  • German c1890 – £895
  • New Peter Harrold – £1000

7/8 size

  • French – c 1890 – £650

Full size

  • Used Primavera 200 outfit with new bow and new Dominant strings – £285
  • Unlabelled Chinese workshop violin – £495
  • Anton Esser, German 1930 – £850
  • French (Mirecourt) – c. 1900 – £880
  • 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
  • Used Primavera ‘200’ 15 1/2″ outfit with new bow – £295
  • Ex-rental Paesold ‘703’ 15 1/2″ outfit with Evah Pirazzi strings – £335
  • Used Suzuki 15 1/2″ outfit with new bow – £475
  • 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

1/2 size

  • 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 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.

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

  • Used Hungarian ‘cello with new Larsen Crown strings, new padded bag and new bow – £595
  • Used Eastman Concertante Antique. Excellent condition with Larsen strings -£1200
  • German mid C19 – £1500
  • Dresden mid C19 – £2850
  • SPECIAL OFFER!
    Gorgeous used Paesold 604 ‘cello 1974. Fully refurbished and with Larsen strings.
    Was on sale at £4950 and now reduced to £3950.
  • 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 £1000.00, 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 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 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