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ViolinLorenzo Storioni, Cremona 1784; the “Ex-Curtis Institute”

This is an exceptional example of this great maker’s work. It is known as the “Ex-Curtis Institute”. Certificates by W.E. Hill & Sons, London and William Moennig & Son, Philadelphia….

ViolinGiovanni Francesco Pressenda, Turin 1835

Labeled “Joannes Franciscus Pressenda q. Raphael fecit Taurini anno Domini 1835”. Includes a certificate by Kenneth Warren & Son, 6 November 2001, and a photo copy of a certificate by…

ViolinGiuseppe Rocca, Turin 1863

This violin is based on the “Alard” Guarneri and is varnished in the antique style. The instrument has a very rich and powerful tone and is in excellent condition. Featured…

ViolinFrancesco Gobetti, Venice c. 1717

Includes a certificate by John & Arthur Beare. Violin Demonstration

ViolinCarlo Tononi, “ex-Butterworth,” Venice 1735

This is a very fine concert instrument with slightly smaller dimensions. Even though the body length is just 352 mm, the tone is still large and powerful. The instrument is…

ViolinJ.B. Vuillaume, Paris c. 1845-50

This is a magnificent example of this great maker’s work, dating from his golden period. It is the highly sought after Guarneri del Gesu model and is in very fine…

ViolinAlessandro Gagliano, “ex-Albert Cooper,” Naples c.1720

Featured on pages 82-87 in Volume 1 of The Cooper Collection by Albert W. Cooper. (the later scroll by another hand). Violin Demonstration

ViolinGiuseppe Gagliano, Naples 1781

A lovely, orange-brown varnish covers the figured two piece maple back. The overall condition is very good and the violin has been well maintained over its many years. Violin Demonstration

ViolinJacob Stainer, Absam c. 1655

This fine and rare violin is to be sold with the photo certificate of Dario D’Attili, June 1989. The instrument is in excellent condition and possesses a strong, well focused…

ViolinJoseph & Antonio Gagliano, Naples circa 1790

A fine example of Neapolitan artistry and craftsmanship, this violin features a fine grained, two piece top and has exceptional tonal qualities. Violin Demonstration In the spring of 2022, the…

ViolinStefano Scarampella, Mantua 1900

A very fine example from this highly sought after maker, this instrument was made on a model that clearly shows his Mantuan influences. The player is immediately connected to the…

ViolinGiovanni Battista Gabrielli, Florence 1747

This fine violin was the longtime possession of Erich Koch. Koch left Germany as a teenager and studied at Cambridge University before being sent to a work camp in Canada…

ViolinLorenzo Ventapane, Naples c. 1800

This violin is a beautiful Guarneri inspired model with a dark orange brown varnish. The back is made from one piece of quarter cut maple with light artificial flame. The…

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ViolinNicolò Bianchi, Genoa circa 1835
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ViolinAntonio Gagliano II, Naples circa 1845
ViolinCarlo Giuseppe Oddone, Turin 1922

This violin, a Guarneri model, is an excellent example of Oddone’s work. The scroll is cut in the distinctive style of Oddone and the chamfer is outlined in black, a…

ViolinVincenzo Postiglione, Naples 1902

A fine Italian violin by Vincenzo Postiglione, Naples 1902, labeled “Vincentius Postiglione / N 278 / me fecit Neap. 1902”. Sold with the certificate of Kenneth Warren & Son, Ltd.,…

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ViolinLeandro Bisiach I, Milan 1905, copy of Alessandro Gagliano
ViolinMarino Capicchioni, Rimini 1939
ViolinMarino Capicchioni, Rimini 1939

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ViolinTomaso Eberle, Naples c. 1780

Labeled “Nicolaus Gagliano Filius / Alexandri fecit Neap. 1730”. This is a fine and characteristic example of Neapolitan violin making from the late 18th century. The tone quality is notable…

ViolinRomeo Antoniazzi, Milan 1912

A very fine example, this violin is based on a Guarneri pattern and shows Romeo’s inspired style of making. The work is confident and mature with graceful f-holes, well-rounded and…

ViolinFerdinando Garimberti, Milan c. 1915-1920
ViolinVincenzo Sannino, Naples c. 1910

This violin has a strong, well-centered, and rich tone and is in excellent condition. It is to be sold with the photo certificate of Dmitry Gindin. Violin Demonstration

ViolinMichele & Pietro Melegari, Turin 1871

The violin’s varnish is a dark red color shaded to an amber ground in several places. The top is made from two pieces of medium grained spruce with interesting texturing…

ViolinEnrico Marchetti, Turin 1923

This violin is a fine example of the work of Turin maker Enrico Marchetti. It is in excellent condition and covered with a full coat of rich reddish-brown varnish with…

ViolinRaffaele Desideri, Ascoli Piceno c. 1850

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ViolinLeandro Bisiach Jr., Milan 1940
ViolinGiorgio Gatti, Turin 1929

This violin is an example of Gatti’s typical Pressenda inspired model with personal touches. Gatti’s workmanship lacks attention to aesthetic detail, but his choice of materials creates superb sound quality….

ViolinRiccardo Genovese, Montiglio 1924

This superb violin by Riccardo Genovese has a captivating tone quality. The rich, full sound is both well focused and warm. It is truly an instrument most players will find…

ViolinCharles François Gand père, Paris 1828
ViolinFrédéric Chaudière for Ruggiero Ricci, Montpellier 1997

This violin was commissioned for American violinist Ruggiero Ricci who played it along with 17 other contemporary violins for his album The Legacy of Cremona. A copy of this album is included…

ViolinGiovanni Pistucci, Naples c. 1940, copy of Ferdinand Gagliano

A fine example of Neapolitan craftsmanship and tradition, the player is immediately drawn to its sonorous and rich tone. This violin bears the look of the classic and distinctive modelling…

ViolinPierre & Hippolyte Silvestre, Lyon 1845

This instrument includes two certificates: W.E. Hill & Sons | London | January 26th, 1927 L.P. Balmforth & Son | Leeds | September 25th, 1957 Violin Demonstration

ViolinOreste Candi, Genoa 1930

This violin is in Oreste Candi’s personal style. The varnish is a rich red-orange color. The top is made from two pieces of spruce with narrow width grain. The back…

ViolinPietro Gallinotti, Solero 1931

A beautifully made violin with a lustrous red-orange varnish. This violin has a fine, sweet tone. Violin Demonstration

ViolinErminio Farina, Milan 1909

This is a fine Milanese violin by Erminio Farina, the main assistant of Riccardo Antoniazzi. Farina was chosen by Antoniazzi to make the instruments for the Milan Exhibition of 1906….

ViolinGiuseppe Castagnino, Chiavari 1932

This beautiful violin has a rich, deep red varnish and a striking one piece maple back with medium width flame. The top is made from two pieces of fine to…

ViolinErminio Farina, Milan 1913

An exceptional example from this highly regarded Milanese violin maker. This instrument possesses a fine, sweet tone. Violin Demonstration

ViolinGiulio Degani, Venice 1903

The label reads “Degani Giulio di Eugenio / premiato con gran diploma / d’onore in Milano / e medaglia d’oro in Torino / Fece in Venezia Anno 1903” Violin Demonstration

ViolinIgino Sderci, Florence 1950

A luminescent light golden brown varnish covers this instrument with a beautiful, well flamed one piece maple back. This violin possesses a fine, sweet tone. Violin Demonstration  

ViolinVincenzo Cavani, Modena circa 1940 “copia Amati”

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ViolinSergio Peresson, Caracas 1955

Here is a fine example from the hands of the late Italo-American master, made during the period of his life when he was living and working in Venezuela. This violin…

ViolinNestor Audinot, Paris 1882

This excellent Guarneri model violin has a very powerful and complex tone. It has a beautiful one-piece maple back and is in superb condition. The violin is labeled “N. Audinot…

ViolinNestor Audinot, Paris 1881

Here is a fine, French violin from a noted maker from the late 19th century. The violin shows the effects of aging gracefully and has developed a lovely patina over…

ViolinPaul Bailly, Paris 1881

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ViolinPierre Jean Henri Hel, Lille 1926

A very fine and lovely French violin with a brilliant and clear tone. Violin Demonstration

ViolinMario Gadda, Mantua 1970, Gaetano Pollastri model
ViolinGenuzio Carletti, Bologna 1967

This violin, a collaboration between two makers both Italian born, was made by Genuzio Carletti and imported into the United States by Joseph Settin and thus labeled “G. Carlettinius” a…

ViolinLuigi Mozzani, Cento 1927

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ViolinBottali-Roth-Pelitti, Milan c. 1900

An excellent modern Italian violin. Fine tone and mint condition. Violin Demonstration

ViolinGiuseppe Pellacani, Modena c. 1940

This violin is inspired by the style of Giuseppe Ceruti, a “transitional” maker who worked between the classic and modern eras of Cremonese violin making. As visible in the accompanying…

ViolinBottali-Roth-Pelitti, Milan circa 1900

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ViolinCarlo Ferrario, Venegono-Varese 1944

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ViolinCarlo Ravizza, Milan 1929 (7/8 size, 33.9 cm.)
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ViolinCharles J.B. Collin-Mézin père, Paris 1881; Guarneri del Gesu model
ViolinW.E. Hill & Sons, London 2019, Bergonzi model

The Hill – Bergonzi Refined, with a strong personality that has a unique, broad spectrum of colors. Marked by the best Cremonese makers, Bergonzi created his unique model, sought after…

ViolinNicola Utili, Castel Bolognese 1914

A Nicola Utili violin possessing a finely focused tone with balance and projection. The instrument is in excellent condition as shown in the photos. Violin Demonstration

ViolinHoward Needham, Silver Spring 2016

A beautiful, orange-amber varnish covers the well flamed, two piece maple back. This instrument possesses a fine, robust tone. A finely crafted work of art and tonal beauty from the…

ViolinCharles J.B. Collin-Mézin père, Paris 1887
ViolinGennaro De Luccia, Casigliano Cilento (Salerno) 1939
ViolinArmando Barbieri, Forli 1960
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ViolinCharles J.B. Collin-Mézin père, Paris 1884; Stradivari model
ViolinAlfredo Gianotti, Milan 1962

This fine example of Gianotti’s work bears the maker’s label on the neck block in addition to the identical label in its normal position. The sound is focused, bright, and…

ViolinPaolo Vettori, Florence 2018, Nicolo Gagliano Model

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ViolinPaolo Vettori, F. Rugieri Model, Florence 2018

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ViolinAristide Cavalli workshop, “Gio. Maria Ceruti” Officina Claudio Monteverde, Cremona 1923

A beautifully made instrument with a fine, full tone. Violin Demonstration

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ViolinAegidius Kloz, Mittenwald 1785; petite model (13 3/4″/ 34.9 cm.)
ViolinRaymond Melanson, Rochester, MA 2007

This violin was built and varnished in the early Italian tradition, with an orange brown varnish that is tastefully and lightly antiqued. It has a two piece maple back with…

ViolinMaurizio Tadioli, Curtetano-Cremonae 2019, copy of Andrea Amati “Ex-Kurtz” c. 1560

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ViolinRomedio Muncher, Cremona 1925

This violin from Romedio Muncher has a dark chestnut-red varnish and a bright and powerful tone. Violin Demonstration

ViolinStefano Conia, Cremona 1981

Included is an official maker’s certificate by Conia. Violin Demonstration  

ViolinRiccardo Bergonzi, Cremona 2008 “Caravaggio”

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ViolinSofia Vettori “Adriatico,” Florence 2017

The property of a highly accomplished professional violinist, this instrument has seen the inside of well known concert halls throughout the U.S.  An excellent violin modeled after G.B. Guadagnini by…

ViolinSofia Vettori, Florence 2017, “Tirreno” modello Guarneri del Gesu “Il Cannone”

This fine contemporary Italian violin from Sofia Vettori of the Vettori violin making family is a Guarneri “Cannone” model. Violin Demonstration

ViolinSofia Vettori, Florence 2013, Modello Pietro Guarneri da Mantova
ViolinDario Vettori, Florence 2018

Modeled after Peter Guarneri of Mantua. Violin Demonstration

ViolinRoberto Collini, Crema-Cremona 2016; Modello Stefano Scarampella

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ViolinFrancesco Manfredi, Modena 1926
ViolinMarianne Jost, Cremona 2022

This instrument is part of the groundbreaking exhibition entitled “Celebrating Women Luthiers: An International Exhibition” and will be available for trial and purchase for a limited time. Violin Demonstration  

ViolinJules Gaillard, Paris c. 1850

A fine 19th century French violin labeled “Gaillard Luthier / Eleve de Bernardel de Paris”. The instrument is inspired by Guarneri del Gesu and has a very strong and powerful…

ViolinCamillo Colombo, Milan 1947

This instrument is a fine example of Colombo’s late work; the violin’s tone is focused and clear, yet powerful. Its varnish is a vibrant red-orange, and it has a two…

ViolinBenvenuto Botturi, Brescia 1967

This instrument, a rare late work by Botturi, is an example of his unique personal model. It has a brown-orange oil varnish and a two piece maple back with medium…

ViolinArmando Di Lelio, Rome 1985

An artistically crafted violin of high quality and tonal beauty from the hands of an Italian master maker from the last century. Violin Demonstration

ViolinJules Joseph Grandjon workshop, Mirecourt circa 1860

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ViolinGeorge Craske, Stockport 1865

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ViolinVittorio Villa, Cremona 2023, after del Gesu
ViolinLapo Vettori, Florence 2013

This instrument carries on the grand tradition of contemporary Italian violin making represented by the Vettori family. This violin has a strong and direct tone with abundant richness. The maker’s…

ViolinKarel Dvorak, Prague 1946

A fine example of Bohemian craftsmanship, this violin was artfully made and has been well maintained. This exceptional instrument possesses fine playing characteristics and tone quality. Violin Demonstration

ViolinRaffaele Calace & Figlio, Naples c. 1930

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ViolinClaudio Testoni, Mantua 2007

This violin is modeled after Scarampella and featured on pages 144-147 of Jost Thöne’s book Contemporary Violin Makers. Violin Demonstration

ViolinGianluca Zanetti, Cremona 2003

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ViolinErnst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen 1924, copy of Antonius Stradivarius 1724 model VIIIR

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ViolinErnst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen 1923; Reproduction of Antonius Stradivarius, Cremona 1718
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ViolinWojciech Topa, Zakopane 2021, Guarneri model

This violin features a beautiful medium red-brown varnish over a golden ground and has a one piece flamed maple back.

ViolinWojciech Topa, Zakopane anno 2021
ViolinGerald Brobst, Alexandria 1968

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ViolinGiustino dal Canto, Pisa 1946

Giustino dal Canto, born 1902 in Gemenos in southern France, moved to Italy at an early age. He set up his workshop in Pisa and produced fine violins, cellos, and…

ViolinPaul Serdet, Paris 1914

This violin demonstrates the excellent craftsmanship of this maker, producing an exhilarating dark tone. It feels animated and melodic in the upper register with vibrance and power throughout its range. …

ViolinAssunto Carloni, Forli 1994

Assunto Carloni is known for his excellent craftsmanship. He often bases his work on classic Italian models. This instrument is a Grand Pattern Amati. The varnish is a beautiful red…

ViolinSebastian Freymadl, Cremona 2007

This instrument clearly demonstrates Maestro Freymadl’s excellent craftsmanship. The varnish is a yellow orange color and the back is a two piece maple with medium flame. It has a robust,…

ViolinJacob Jan van de Geest, Johannesburg 1955

This maker’s excellent workmanship is clearly visible in this instrument. It was commissioned by its original owner as a copy of his G.F. Pressenda. The light yellow brown varnish is…

ViolinMario Daoglio, Suzzara (Mantua) 1988

This instrument features a back and sides of striking quilted maple. The sound is clear, powerful, and rich with overtones. Violin Demonstration

ViolinGiuseppe Garotti, Venice 1970

This instrument is in the style of earlier Venetian makers and is signed on the interior by the maker. It has a sweet, clear, and focused sound that is also…

ViolinSabino Preti, Cremona 1987

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ViolinHristo Todorov, Cremona 2016

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ViolinRaffaello Stefanini, Bologna 2014

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ViolinBenjamin Phillips, Pittsburgh 1947

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ViolinHildegard Dodel, Cremona 2005
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ViolinStefano Gibertoni, Milan Anno 2005

A fine example of contemporary Italian artistry. This instrument features a lustrous red-orange varnish over an amber ground.

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ViolinDidier Nicolas l’aîné, Mirecourt circa 1830
ViolinErnst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen 1932, copy of Josef Guarnerius 1732, model VIR
ViolinMarcello Bellei, Modena 2007

This violin is a very faithful reproduction of a 1923 Augusto Pollastri. The back is from a single piece of well-figured maple with matching sides and neck. The top is…

ViolinFernando Solar Gonzalez, Madrid 1962

An exceptional violin from a notable Spanish master. Beautifully made and well maintained, this instrument has a fine, robust tone with clarity and focus. Violin Demonstration

ViolinPaolo Fanfani, Cremona 2020

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ViolinAlessandro Gambarin, Mantova 2020

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ViolinOrnella Ceci, The Hague 2023; “Apollo” after Guarneri del Gesu
ViolinErnst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen 1928; Reproduction of Antonius Stradivarius, Cremona 1714
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ViolinErnst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen 1925, copy of Josef Guarnerius 1734, model IIR
ViolinPauline Kotlarz, Cranbrook BC 2021

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ViolinGiovanni Casale, Rome 1942
ViolinPaul Bailly, Paris c. 1880 (1/2 Size)

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ViolinAlberto Denti, Lodi 1986

This violin has a consistent golden varnish throughout the body and bears a even tone with sweetness in the upper registry and power in the lower end. Violin Demonstration

ViolinThomas Hoyer, Bubenreuth, Model 200

A lovely, German made contemporary violin by Thomas Hoyer. This instrument possesses a deep, responsive and full bodied tone. An excellent violin for the advancing or professional musician. Violin Demonstration

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ViolinBruno Doná, Treponti di Teolo-Padova 1983

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ViolinSibylle Ruppert, Paisley 2019

This instrument is part of the groundbreaking exhibition entitled “Celebrating Women Luthiers: An International Exhibition,” and will be available for trial and purchase for a limited time. Violin Demonstration  

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ViolinAlvaro Escalante, Amatlan 1990; after “Il Cannone” Guarneri del Gesu
ViolinFabrizio Ragazzi, Sanremo 2006

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ViolinEnglish Violin c. 1900

This violin features fine workmanship and full arching. The tone is both warm and clear. Violin Demonstration

ViolinJames & John Simpson, London c. 1780

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ViolinEttore Mariani, Cremona 2021
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ViolinWladyslaw Bednarski, Nowy Targ 2023
ViolinPauline Kotlarz, Cranbrook BC, 2019

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ViolinUrszula Urbaniec, Poznan 2021
ViolinJoseph Strossi, South Haven (Michigan) 1900

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ViolinJohn Juzek, Prague 1904, Master Art copy of Stradivarius

Fine craftsmanship and tonal beauty combine in this stunning example from the golden age of Bohemian violin making. Violin Demonstration

ViolinAndrea Licari, Cremona 2017

Includes a certificate by the maker Licari. Violin Demonstration

ViolinGustave Villaume, Nancy 1934

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ViolinRoger & Max Millant, Paris 1959 (7/8 size, four-string Quinton)
ViolinAlessandro Giovanni, Cremona 2021; after Guarneri del Gesu “Ysaÿe” 1740
ViolinAlessandro Giovanni, Cremona 2023; after Guarneri del Gesu “d’Egville” 1735
ViolinThomas Hoyer, Bubenreuth 2014

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ViolinDon Leister, Richmond, VA. 2022
ViolinWilhelm Dürrschmidt, Markneukirchen 1968

This violin by the Dürrschmidt firm is a Guarneri model with varnish of a soft orange-brown color that is shaded to an amber ground in several areas on the instrument….

ViolinFritz Arnold Brückner, Markneukirchen 1965

This Stradivari model is one of the best examples of craftsmanship from Markneukirchen during this period. The varnish is softly textured and is a rich red brown color. The instrument…

ViolinEckart Richter, Markneukirchen 1987

German violin making in its finest. A beautifully made instrument with fine playing qualities, this instrument is an ideal introduction to a professional level instrument for the advanced player. Violin…

ViolinWerner Voigt, Markneukirchen 1961

A beautiful amber varnish highlights the well flamed maple two piece back. The exquisite modeling and attention to detail combine in this exceptional violin from one of Germany’s leading centers…

ViolinWilliam G. Geary, London 1928

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ViolinNicholas Vasich, Baltimore 1936

A classic example of American workmanship and style. Beautifully crafted with the maker’s name embossed on the back near the button. Violin Demonstration

ViolinLudwig Glaesel Workshop, Markneukirchen 1959

Artistry and fine craftsmanship combine in this lovely violin from one of Germany’s leading centers of violin making. This instrument possesses a full, vibrant tone characterized by sweetness and clarity….

ViolinStaatliche Fachschule für Geigenbau, Mittenwald 1981

Exhibiting the best of the long tradition and craftsmanship of the Mittenwald school of violin making, this instrument possesses tonal brilliance and power that will enable the player to reach…

ViolinCharles Collin-Mezin fils Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1930, “Leopold Auer” model

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ViolinWarren Ellison, Jericho Center, Vermont 2011 (baroque)
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ViolinKarl Müller, Markneukirchen 1947, copy of Antonius Stradivarius

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ViolinBogdan Sikora, Poznan 2011, Art Nouveau style

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ViolinValeriu Badea, Bucharest 2022, Guarneri del Gesu model
ViolinRobert W. McCluskie, Potomac 2015 #400

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ViolinOswald Willmann, Prerov 1936
ViolinEugene Holtier, Cleveland 2012

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ViolinOtto Brückner Workshop, Markneukirschen c. 1930

A beautifully made example from one of the major German centers of violin making from the early 20th century. Artistically crafted and well maintained, the advancing player will find delight…

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ViolinCharles Louis Buthod for the firm “Husson-Buthod-Thibouville,” Mirecourt circa 1850 (7/8 size, 34.7 cm.)

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ViolinWilliam Wilkanowski, Brooklyn circa 1930
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ViolinAdam Bednarski, Nowy Targ 2023
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ViolinShi Liao, Scott Cao Campbell Studio, California 2011
ViolinMeteny Workshop, Bruxelles 2023
ViolinCollin-Mezin Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1890 (7/8 Size)

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ViolinNeuner & Hornsteiner, Mittenwald 1907

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ViolinLowendall workshop, Guarneri model, Dresden circa 1890

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ViolinFrantišek Pecha, Prague 1938
ViolinCharles Claudot I, Mirecourt c. 1820 (1/2 size)

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ViolinV. Richelieu, Vermont 2023
ViolinDimitar Zarkov, Kazanlak 2002

From the hands of one of Bulgaria’s promising makers, this beautifully made violin has a clean, colorful and well focused tone with brilliance and sweetness across its strings. Violin Demonstration

ViolinWilliam Wilkanowski, Brooklyn c. 1940

A classic example from one of this country’s most prolific makers from the 20th century. Violin Demonstration

ViolinGustav Ficker Workshop, Markneukirchen 1960, Gagliano model

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ViolinLillo Salerno “il Narese” workshop, Pforzheim 2020, Stradivari model

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ViolinLillo Salerno “il Narese” workshop, Pforzheim 2022, Guarneri model (7/8 size)
ViolinLillo Salerno “il Narese” workshop, Pforzheim 2023, Guarneri model
ViolinGuy Cole Workshop, Giulia model, USA 2023
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ViolinLillo Salerno, Germany 2023
ViolinLillo Salerno “il Narese” workshop, Pforzheim 2023, Guarneri model

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ViolinLillo Salerno “il Narese” workshop, Pforzheim 2023, Guarneri model

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ViolinLillo Salerno “il Narese” workshop, Pforzheim 2023, Guarneri model

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ViolinHenrich Heberlein workshop, Markneukirchen 1929
ViolinMing-Jiang Zhu 2023, (7/8 size)
ViolinKarl Höfner Bubenreuth 1979, Stradivarius Model

An excellent example of German workmanship and faithful modeling. This instrument is a fine option for the advancing player.

ViolinEric Caldwell, Washington D.C. 2016 (3/4 Size)

This violin was made employing the same high degree of fine workmanship and attention to detail that are found in Caldwell’s adult sized instruments. A fine option for the young,…

ViolinHeinrich Theodore Heberlein Workshop, Markneukirchen 1902 (3/4 size)

A classic, vintage German violin for the young, advancing player.

ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1900 (1/2 size)

Solid craftsmanship, construction and faithful representation of modeling define this classic example of French violin making from the turn of the 20th century. A beautiful violin for the advancing young…

ViolinBaroque, Klingenthal c. 1880
ViolinFlorea Precub, Reghin 1985
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ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Mirecourt circa 1920, 7/8 size
ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1900 (3/4 size)

A classic example of quality violin making from one of the leading centers in France. For the advancing student player, not yet ready for a full sized violin, this instrument…

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ViolinGerman, c. 1920, labeled “Joseph Guarnerius”
ViolinLes atelier de la Dyle, Brussels 2023

A warm, colorful, vibrant sound at an affordable price. Ideal for an advancing player looking for more complexity of tone and responsiveness. This violin is priced at $3995 alone, or…

ViolinClement & Weise, Bubenreuth 2006, Model 120

Instruments by Clement & Weise of Germany are rapidly becoming the standard of excellence for tone production and quality among contemporary makers. They are based on classic Strad and Guarneri…

ViolinNeuner & Hornsteiner Workshop, Mittenwald c. 1890 (3/4 Size)

This instrument is an excellent option for the young, advancing player looking for a well seasoned tone. Well crafted from one of Germany’s leading centers of violin making.

ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Mirecourt, c. 1900 (1/2 size)

An example of the best representation of French workshop craftsmanship of the early 20th century. Tradition and tonal beauty all included.

ViolinGerman labeled “Antonio Curatoli”, 1913 (3/4 size)

For the young musician looking to advance to higher levels of playing, this instrument would be an ideal partner to further his/her development. Professionally shop adjusted to produce the highest…

ViolinGerman c. 1920 3/4 size

Artistically made for the young, developing musician. This violin possesses fine tonal qualities.

ViolinJohn Juzek workshop, Prague c. 1920 (1/4 size)

A lovely and attractive violin for the young, advancing player. This violin possesses a fine, broad sound for its size.

ViolinJacobus Stainer model, Germany c. 1920
ViolinStefan Roth model, Bubenreuth/Alexandria 2022
ViolinC. A. Hopf model, Germany c. 1920 (1/2 size)
Violin“Johann Albrecht” Klotz model, Bubenreuth 2003

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ViolinAnton Schroetter workshop model #15, Mittenwald circa 1970 (1/2 size)
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ViolinScot Exley, Triangle 1978, Baroque model
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ViolinStradivari model, Saxony circa 1900 (1/4 size)
ViolinRudolph Fiedler model, Prague 2023; Guarneri del Gesu model

This violin is priced at $3500 alone, or in an outfit with a Jonpaul Fusion carbon fiber violin bow and Bobelock case for $3795.  An upgrade outfit is available with…

ViolinJohann Albrecht, Bavaria #202a

Images of this instrument are typical of this model. A lovely, cheerful tone, with clarity and sweetness. Handcrafted in Germany and meticulously shop-adjusted. A great choice for ease of playability….

ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1900 (3/4 Size)

Despite its size, this violin delivers a full and powerful sound while retaining sweetness and clarity throughout its range. Young players or violinists seeking a smaller instrument will appreciate the…

ViolinAnton Schroetter Workshop, Germany c.1960 (3/4 size)

A very good and beautifully made 3/4 violin for the advancing player. This violin has a fine, responsive tone.

ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1920 (3/4 size)

An excellent instrument for the advancing young musician. This violin has a rich, full tone.

ViolinGerman, Mittenwald c. 1890 (1/8 size, 26 cm)

A rare find for the very young player who is quickly advancing in technique and musicianship. This violin will enable the emerging artist to reach new heights.

ViolinKarl Höfner Workshop, Model #208 Bubenreuth 1979

Classical modeling and good German craftsmanship combine in this well made violin. An ideal partner for the advancing violinist.

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ViolinGerman, Klingenthal circa 1830, in baroque set-up
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ViolinJohann Albrecht, “Vintage” Anno 2005
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ViolinKarl Höfner, Bubenreuth 1986 #202; Guarneri del Gesu model
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ViolinMing Jiang Zhu Workshop

This lovely handmade violin possesses a compelling tone that will please a player with an ear for warmth, depth, and sweetness.  A masterfully-crafted instrument with lustrous varnish and a satisfying…

ViolinAndreas Eastman Model 605 (3/4 size)

An excellent option for the advancing young player.

ViolinGerman “Conservatory” model c. 1920 (1/2 size)

A German made violin of good quality for the advancing young player. Well made and well maintained, this instrument affords the player ample sound quality.

Violin“Giuseppe Renaldi” model Vecchio, 2007

This violin has an antiqued finish and excellent tonal qualities for the advancing musician. Violin Demonstration

ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop “El Maestro,” Mirecourt c. 1920 (small 1/4 size, 26.5 cm)

For the young advancing player seeking the instrument to enable the budding musician to reach greater heights.

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ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1920 “El Maestro” (3/4 size)
ViolinPetru Cristian Demeter, Romania

This violin is priced at $2295 alone, or in an outfit with a Jonpaul Fusion carbon fiber violin bow and Bobelock case for $2590.  An upgrade outfit is available with…

ViolinKarl Höfner Workshop, Bubenreuth 1992 (1/2 size)

Here is a beautifully made and fine sounding violin for the young, budding musician.

ViolinOtto Violin, Otto Musica 2023

This violin is priced at $2200 alone, or in an outfit with a Jonpaul Fusion carbon fiber violin bow and Bobelock case for $2495.  An upgrade outfit is available with…

ViolinSofia “Amadeus” Model, 1993 (1/2 size)

Eastern European craftsmanship and tonal beauty combine to make this an excellent instrument for the advancing young player.

ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Mirecourt c.1920 (1/2 size)

Beautifully made from an important center of French violin making, this violin will take the young, advancing player to new heights.

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ViolinOtto Jos. Klier workshop, Bubenreuth 1975 (1/4 size)
ViolinSandro Luciano model 5-string, Beijing 2019
ViolinGewa “Berlin Antik”, Germany

This violin is priced at $1785 alone, or in an outfit with a Jonpaul Fusion carbon fiber violin bow and Bobelock case for $2080.  An upgrade outfit is available with…

ViolinEcoviolin, “Modele Guarneri” made in Romania

This lovely violin, handcrafted in Romania, produces a sweet, velvety-rich sound. The workmanship is superb and the varnish is lustrous. This violin is a nice choice for an advancing player…

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ViolinRudoulf Doetsch (3/4 size)
ViolinGiuseppe Renaldi “Vintage” Model

Exceptional Performance at an Affordable Price Our Giuseppe Renaldi “Vintage” violin is an affordable handmade instrument for the advancing player and is our most popular upgrade violin. These instruments are…

ViolinKarl Höfner, Bübenreuth

A classic, German made example among the best in their tradition of high quality workmanship, design and modeling from one of the finest workshops in operation today. Possessing a full,…

Violin‘Heinrich Lutiger” model, 2009 (3/4 size)
ViolinAndreas Eastman model 305

This is a finely made violin from the Eastman Company. Eastman uses high quality spruce and maple wood for a durable instrument with a good tone. Their instruments are crafted…

Violin“Francesco Renaldi” model, 2003 (1/2 size)

Beautifully made with fine, tonal characteristics to match. This is the ideal violin for the advancing young player who is beginning to study the masterpieces of Classical music.

ViolinKarl Höfner Workshop, Bubenreuth 1994, 5-String

A lovely, German made 5 string violin/viola.

ViolinGiuseppe Renaldi model (1/4 size)

A lovely 1/4 sized violin for the young, advancing player. This violin possesses a tone quality that will grow with the player.

ViolinThe Symphony Model Outfit ***Rent-to-Own Option*** all sizes

Our Symphony model violin is the perfect entry-level instrument for students and new players alike. Fully shop adjusted by our experts, this violin provides a rich, clear sound with a…