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ViolinJ.B. Guadagnini, Turin c. 1776

A very fine example from his Turin period, this violin has all the tonal characteristics that have made the instruments of J.B. Guadagnini so highly prized and sought after by…

ViolinLorenzo Storioni, Cremona 1784

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.

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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…

ViolinNicolo Gagliano, Naples 1780

A very fine Italian violin by Nicolo Gagliano, Naples 1780, bearing the  original label “Nicolaus Gagliano fecit Neap. 1780”. To be sold with the certificate of W.E. Hill & Sons, …

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…

ViolinCarlo Tononi, Venice 1735 “ex Butterworth”

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. 1847

This is a magnificent example of this great maker’s work, dating from his golden period and likely made by his own hand. It is the highly sought after Guarneri del…

ViolinJ.B. Vuillaume, Paris c. 1855

Description in preparation.

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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…

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 and…

ViolinCarlo Antonio Testore, Milan 1742

To be sold with the photo certificate of Peter Biddulph, London, May 14th, 1997, as follows: “The back is from two pieces of plain maple, cut on the semi-slab. The…

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…

ViolinLorenzo Ventapane, Naples 1808

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ViolinStefano Scarampella, Mantua 1919

Scarampella, Stefano Mantua Label reads: Stefano Scarampella de Brescia Premiato con medaglie D’Argento Fratello D Alievo del Guiseppe Fece in __ineligible_ anno 1919 This violin possesses a brilliant, focused, powerful…

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.,…

ViolinTomasso Eberle, Naples c. 1780
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…

ViolinRomeo Antoniazzi, Milan c. 1910

This violin is a Guarneri-inspired model and is in pristine condition. It has a bold yellow-orange varnish and an attractive antiqued finish. The top is made from two pieces of…

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ViolinGaetano Sgarabotto, Parma c. 1930

Labeled “Luigi Bajoni fece l’anno 1877 in Milano.”

ViolinVincenzo Sannino, Naples 1910

Vincent Sannino was born in Naples in 1879, and moved to Rome in 1914. He established himself as one of the most successful makers of the period. He worked freely…

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ViolinEnrico Marchetti, Turin 1902
ViolinEvasio Emilio Guerra, Turin 1930

Labeled “Evasio Emilio Guerra / fece in Torino anno 1930”.

ViolinJohannes Theodorus Cuypers, The Hague 1792

This violin is a very fine example of Cuypers’ craftsmanship and is in superb condition. It has a one piece spruce top and a striking one piece maple back with…

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….

ViolinGiuseppe Tarasconi, Milan c. 1900

This instrument, in the style of Guarneri del Gesu, is one of his finest productions. It is in excellent condition. The varnish is ample and lustrous; it is in his…

ViolinEnrico Marchetti, Turin 1923

This violin is a fine example of the work of Turin maker Enrico Marchetti. It is in near mint condition, with no repairs, covered with a full coat of rich…

ViolinVoller Brothers, London labeled “Raffaele Gagliano”

Includes a certificate by Dimitry Gindin, London, 8 May 2017.  

ViolinGaetano Antoniazzi, Milan 1895
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….

ViolinErminio Farina, Cremona 1913

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ViolinPierre & Hippolyte Silvestre, Lyon 1845

To be sold with two certificates. The first by W.E. Hill & Sons, London, dated January 26th, 1927, and the second by L.P. Balmforth & Son, Leeds, September 25th, 1957.

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ViolinGiuseppe Stefanini, Milan or Brescia c. 1950-1960

Includes a certificate by Dimitry Gindin, 2 February 2018.

ViolinLuigi Galimberti, Milan 1926
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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”

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…

ViolinCarl Becker Sr., Chicago 1943

This is the finest violin by Carl Becker, Sr., that we have had in our collection. It is in near mint condition and possesses a big sound with great richness…

ViolinCarl Becker, Chicago 1930

This is a fine example of this great maker’s work. It is Becker’s personal model, mathematically arrived at, and admired by all. The varnish is a muted orange color of…

ViolinArturo Fracassi, Cesena 1940

Fracassi worked on a personal model using yellow or brown varnish. This violin is in near mint condition and possesses an excellent tone.

ViolinAmbrogio Sironi, Milan 1935

This violin is in excellent condition and possesses a very fine tone.

ViolinPlinio Michetti, Turin c. 1940

This violin is a copy of an 1850 violin by Joannes Pressenda and bears a Pressenda facsimile label. The varnish is of a rich red-brown color and the violin has…

ViolinErnesto Pevere, Ferrara 1927
ViolinVincenzo Cavani, Modena 1940

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ViolinAlfredo Contino, Naples 1944

The tone of this fine violin is quite sweet while offering power and depth in the lower register and brilliance and clarity overall. 

ViolinPietro Gallinotti, Solero 1931
ViolinAzzo Rovescalli, Milan 1927

This fine Rovescalli violin has a vibrant golden-red varnish and is in great condition. The tone is clear and responsive without being overly bright and resonates with richness and color…

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ViolinErnesto Pevere, Ferrara c. 1940-50
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…

ViolinFernando Ferroni, Florence 1932

This violin is in near mint condition.

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…

ViolinNestor Audinot, Paris 1881

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ViolinIgino Sderci, Florence 1950
ViolinLuciano Sderci, Florence 1960

This is a mint condition example of Sderci’s work. It is labeled “Luciano Sderci di Igino / Fece in Firenze Anno 1960”.

ViolinEmile Germain, Paris 1867

This beautiful violin by Germain, a Guarneri model, has a rich and powerful tone. The top is made of open grained spruce. The instrument is elegantly varnished in a style…

ViolinRichard Duke II, London c. 1770

The tone of this fine violin is colorful and warm with clarity and focus throughout its range.

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.

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…

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 c. 1900

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

ViolinBottali-Roth-Pelitti, Milan 1919
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…

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ViolinPaolo Vettori, Florence 2018, Gagliano Model
ViolinDante Guastalla, Reggiolo Emiliano 1931

This violin has a rich red-brown varnish shaded to the golden ground. Guastalla’s varnishing technique reflects his mentor’s influence: the intense color and high quality and texture of the varnish…

ViolinStefano Conia, Cremona 1981

Included is an official maker’s certificate by Conia.  

ViolinPaolo Vettori, Florence 2016 Camilli Model

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ViolinBela Szepessy, London 1914
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ViolinRiccardo Bergonzi, Cremona 1991

Branded with the maker’s initials inside on the neck block, below the right f-hole, and over the label. Includes the maker’s certificate.

ViolinMaurice Mermillot, Paris 1897

Maurice Mermillot died in Mirecourt in 1901; this instrument is one of his last works. This Guadagnini model violin has an orange-brown varnish. It has a striking one piece maple…

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ViolinDario Vettori, Florence 2018

Modeled after Peter Guarneri of Mantua.

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ViolinSofia Vettori, Florence 2018, “Gladiolo”, G.B. Guadagnini Model

Includes a unique book created by the maker with photos detailing the process of crafting this particular instrument.  See the complete interview with Sofia Vettori in our Maker & Player…

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ViolinSofia Vettori, Florence 2018, Guarneri del Gesù Model
ViolinRaffaele Calace, Naples 1919

This violin is a very fine example of Calace’s craftsmanship. It has a powerful, open sound that is brilliant in the upper register. The back is a single piece of…

ViolinLuigi Mozzani, Cento 1927
ViolinMaurizio Bissolotti, Cremona 1983

A virtually new, unplayed violin made by the son of Francesco Bissolotti. This instrument has been in a private collection and is now available for sale. Its sale will include…

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ViolinPaulus Pilat, Budapest c. 1892
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…

ViolinMichelangelo Puglisi, Catania 1919

This beautiful instrument by Michelangelo Puglisi has a yellow-orange varnish and a two-piece back with medium to broad flame descending from the center. Its tone is brilliant and focused; it…

ViolinCharles J.B. Collin-Mezin, Paris 1892

A very good example of this maker’s work, this violin is in near mint condition and possesses a robust and rich tone. The original label is as follows: “Ch. J.B….

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…

ViolinKarel Dvorak, Prague 1946

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ViolinConcetto Puglisi, Catania 1923

Description in preparation.

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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.

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ViolinMaurizio Tadioli, Cortetano 2002, “Carrodus” del Gesu
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ViolinCharles J.B. Collin-Mezin, Paris 1911, Guarneri model
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…

ViolinRaymond Joseph Melanson, Rochester 2014
ViolinGerald Brobst, Alexandria 1968
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…

ViolinJules Gaillard, Paris c. 1850

A very good 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…

ViolinPaul Serdet, Paris 1911

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 of Forli was born in 1932. Carloni is known for his excellent craftsmanship, basing his work on classic Italian models. This instrument is a Grand Pattern Amati. The…

ViolinGemunder “Art” Violin, New York 1895

The tone of this violin is overall smooth with richness and warmth in the lower register.

ViolinGiuseppe Garotti, Venice 1970

Little is known about Giuseppe Garotti. This instrument is in the style of earlier Venetian makers and is signed on the interior by the maker. It has a sweet, clear,…

ViolinCh. J.B. Collin-Mezin, Paris 1900, 7/8 Size
ViolinSabino Preti, Cremona 1987
ViolinHristo Todorov, Cremona 2014
ViolinHristo Todorov, Cremona 2015
ViolinHristo Todorov, Cremona 2016
ViolinHristo Todorov Cremona 2016

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ViolinCh. J.B. Collin-Mezin, Paris 1903

Description in preparation.

ViolinJoan Carol Klotz, Mittenwald c. 1750

Description in preparation.

ViolinFranco Albanelli, Bologna 1982

A fine, mint condition violin by this maker. It is labeled “Albanelli Franco / allievo di Gaetano Pollastri / Fece in Bologna 1982″ and signed on the label by the…

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ViolinMarcello Villa, Cremona 2004
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ViolinMark Langdale Hough, Guilford, CT 2009
ViolinRaffaele Calace & Figlio, Naples c. 1930
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…

ViolinDaniela Solca, Cremona 2012

A very attractive and well-made violin by this maker. The instrument is patterned after Guarneri del Gesu and the back is made from a single piece of handsomely flamed maple….

ViolinRaymond Melanson, Boston 1994

A fine American violin by this rising maker. The instrument is based on a Guarneri del Gesu pattern and is lightly antiqued. The tone is robust and well focused.

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, London 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…

ViolinFrench Workshop of Collin-Mezin c. 1890
ViolinFrederico de Mori, Parma 2007

This Guadagnini model is an example of de Mori’s superb workmanship. It has a softly textured golden brown varnish, and the back is a handsome two piece maple with medium…

ViolinVuillaume Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1850

Description in preparation.

ViolinPaul Hilaire, France 1958

Description in preparation.

ViolinLudwig Neuner, Berlin 1889

Based on a golden period Stradivari model, this violin is a very fine example of this maker’s work. Having worked with Gabriel Lembock in Vienna, J.B. Vuillaume in Paris and…

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.

ViolinClaudio Gamberini, Bologna 1965
ViolinEzia di Labio, Bologna 2003

Ezia di Labio’s work follows the traditional style of the Bologna School, as evidenced by the broad arching and curved styling of this instrument. The violin has a one piece…

ViolinPaul Bailly, Paris c. 1880, 1/2 Size
ViolinMario Daoglio, Suzarra (Mantua) 1988

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

ViolinJules Grandjon, Mirecourt c. 1880, ¾ Size

Description in preparation.

ViolinElisa Scrollavezza, Parma 1990

The influence of Renato Scrollavezza, Elisa’s father and prominent maker, is very clear in this instrument, particularly in its broad arching and confident styling. It has a brilliant and focused…

ViolinFabrizio Ragazzi, Sanremo 2006
ViolinStanley Kiernoziak, Chicago 2006
ViolinEnglish c. 1800 Branded Simpson
ViolinMariano Militello, Rosario 1922

Branded “Mariano Militello / CALLE MAIPÚ 720 / ROSARIO”

ViolinGeorges Apparut, Mirecourt c. 1930

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ViolinErnst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen 1927

Description in preparation.

ViolinFabrizio Ragazzi, Sanremo 2012
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ViolinEnglish Violin c. 1900

Description in preparation.

ViolinLouis Thomas Vinot, London 1897

To be sold with the violin bow stamped “K. Muller” pictured below. This violin has a warm, sweet sound and is easy to play.

ViolinFederico Tresoldi, Cremona 1979
ViolinJohn Paul Lucas, Salt Lake City 1992
ViolinErnst Heinrich Roth, Markneukirchen 1922

This Guarneri model violin reflects Roth’s excellent craftsmanship in all respects. The violin bears varnish of a rich red-brown color with an antiqued finish. The top is made from two…

ViolinJoseph Strossi, South Haven (Michigan) 1900
ViolinCharles J.B. Collin-Mezin, Paris 1946
ViolinJohn Juzek, Prague 1921

Copy of a violin by J.B. Guadagnini.

ViolinE.H. Roth Workshop, Markneukirchen c. 1910

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ViolinCharles Collin-Mezin II No. 705, Mirecourt 1946

Description in preparation.

ViolinAndrea Licari, Cremona 2017

Includes a certificate by the maker Licari.

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ViolinAndrea Di Meo, Cremona 2010

This violin has a brilliant tone and delivers exceptional performance in all playing situations. It holds an even, rich, and sweet sound across the strings.

ViolinGiuseppe Nupieri, Roma 1975
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ViolinGustave Villaume, Nancy 1934
ViolinThomas Hoyer, Bubenreuth 2014
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 among several examples of the best craftsmanship from Markneukirchen during this period that we have in our collection. The varnish is softly textured and is…

ViolinJohn Juzek, Prague 1904
ViolinWerner Voigt, Markneukirchen 1967
ViolinWm. G. Geary, London 1928
ViolinFredo Curtius, Gotha 1962

Excellent quality and craftsmanship from maker Fredo Curtius. The sound is overall bright and powerful and readily projects for a concert hall.

ViolinNicholas Vasich, Baltimore 1936
ViolinLudwig Glaesel Workshop, Markneukirchen 1959

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ViolinWilhelm Dürrschmidt, Markneukirchen 1968
ViolinRobert W. McCluskie, Potomac 2015 #400

Description in preparation.

ViolinOswald Willmann, Prerov 1936
ViolinJosef Thier, Innsbruck 1860

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ViolinH. Emile Blondelet, Paris 1933

This instrument is an outstanding example form the maker’s workshop and is in very fine condition, possessing a rich tone with excellent clarity. The varnish is a beautiful golden brown….

ViolinEugene Holtier, USA 2012

Hear a recording of this violin:

ViolinHawkes & Son “The Concert Violin,” London 1908
ViolinHeberlein Workshop, Markneukirchen 1928

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ViolinAubry Dugarde, Paris 1910

Description in preparation.

ViolinFrench Violin Labaled “Didelot” c. 1930

Description in preparation.

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ViolinWilhelm Dürrschmidt, Markneukirchen 1965
ViolinScrollavezza and Zanre, Parma 2005, ¾ Size

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ViolinE. Langonet, Nantes 1940, 3/4 Size

Labeled “Fait par / E. Langonet / Luthier-Nantes-L’An 1940″. Length of body is 13-5/16”.

ViolinEckart Richter, Markneukirchen 1987
ViolinGerman, c. 1935, Unlabeled

A German unlabeled violin of good quality. The sound is slightly darker with warmth and richness behind it. The violin will easily produce a focused and clear tone, even with…

ViolinMartin Nich, 1940
ViolinFrench c. 1930 Labeled “Georges Coné”
ViolinGerman Violin, Markneukirchen c. 1930

Description in preparation.

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ViolinGerman Violin, Markneukirchen c. 1920

This violin is rich in harmonics, resonating with clarity and brilliance throughout its range.

ViolinEric Caldwell, Washington, D.C. 2012

This violin bears an orange-brown varnish that is shaded to an amber ground in several locations on both sides of the instrument. The top is made from two pieces of…

ViolinTopa Workshop, Zakopane 2014

The tone of this violin is bright and brilliant. It resonates with clarity and power upon even delicate bowing, making it easy to play. It is well-suited in orchestras, chamber…

ViolinGerman violin, Mittenwald c. 1890

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ViolinMaciej Lacek, Nowy Targ 2012

With a brilliant tone and excellent clarity across its range, this violin is an outstanding instrument for both solo performance and chamber groups. Its full-bodied sound and rich harmonics make…

ViolinGregory Rodgers, Alexandria 1976
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ViolinRainer Leonhardt, Mittenwald 2016
ViolinFrench, Lyon and Healy, 1915
ViolinHermann Geipel, Marknuekirchen 1928

This violin holds a bright and sweet sound capable of nuanced expression. The tone is rich and warm, especially on the lower strings, and brilliant on the E. It is…

ViolinJTL Workshop, labeled “Breton Brevete,” Mirecourt c.1890

This “Breton Brevete” labeled violin was made in the JTL workshop in Mirecourt around the year 1890. A fine example of French craftsmanship, it bears a sweet tone and is…

ViolinWilliam Wilkanowski, Brooklyn 1927

This American violin has a brilliant, shiny finish and possesses a bright, colorful tone. With a projecting, well-rounded sound, this instrument makes a perfect upgrade violin for advancing players.

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ViolinFritz Mönnig, Markneukirchen 1962

This well-made German violin has an expressive, colorful tone with plenty of power and projection. The beautiful amber varnish reveals an exquisite flame pattern on the back and displays the…

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ViolinGerman Violin c. 1920
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ViolinErnst Heinrich Roth, Bubenreuth-Erlangen 1958

Branded “Ernst Heinrich Roth / Bubenreuth-Erlangen”  

ViolinJuzek Workshop, Prague c. 1920

The tone of this violin is smooth across all strings. Yet each string has its own unique colors and characteristics that add flavor to the overall sound. As an example,…

ViolinGerman c. 1950 Stradivarius Copy

Description in preparation.

ViolinMing-Jiang Zhu Workshop Model 100, Guangzhou 2014

Images of this instrument are typical of this model.

ViolinDimitar Zarkov, Kazanlak 2001

Working alone, Zarkov handcrafts each instrument using traditional woodworking techniques plus modern scientific apparatus to evaluate plate tuning. The result is a beautiful instrument with exceptional tonal properties priced well…

ViolinHoyer Werkstatt, Bubenreuth 2009

This is an excellent violin for the aspiring young player. It has a very powerful, rich and brilliant tone suitable for a young soloist and/or concertmaster. The violin is the…

ViolinGerman c. 1890
ViolinDimitar Zarkov, Kazanlak 2002

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ViolinDimitar Zarkov, Kazanlak 2002

Description in preparation.

ViolinKarl Herrmann, Markneukirchen 1921 Guarneri Model

This violin has a rich, even tone across each string and is overall easy to play and responsive. Powerful and sweet when needed, this violin is an excellent choice for…

ViolinEric Caldwell, Washington D.C. 2016, ¾ Size

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ViolinGerman Child’s Violin, Mittenwald c. 1875, ½ Size

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ViolinJTL Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1890, ¾ Size

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ViolinFrench 7/8 Size, Mirecourt c. 1890

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ViolinRoderich Paesold 811, Bubenreuth 1999

Recently set up in our shop, this Paesold 811 model violin is an excellent German violin for advancing players.

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ViolinC. Bruno & Son, New York 1868

The tone of this violin is clear and responsive. It possesses focus and retains a bright clarity throughout its range.

ViolinClement & Weise Model 130, Bubenreuth 2005
ViolinMing-Jiang Zhu Workshop Model 200, Guangzhou 2015

This violin from the Ming-Jiang Zhu Workshop is an excellent choice for advancing players. It has a rich, powerful tone that projects well with extra depth in the lower register….

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ViolinJérôme Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1930 “Geronimo Grandini” Label


ViolinGerman violin, Mittenwald c. 1890, ¾ Size

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ViolinJTL Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1880, Labeled “Médio-Fino”

This violin was produced by the Jerome Thibouville-Lamy firm in Mirecourt around 1880. It is one of their “Médio-Fino” models, an entry-level instrument. Its tone is dark with warmth and depth…

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ViolinGerman c. 1930

This well-made handcrafted workshop instrument is an excellent choice for advancing players looking for an antique violin with exceptional tonal qualities. The sound is rich, clear, bright, and powerful, giving…

ViolinFrench, Mirecourt c. 1930

The tone is warm and rich, with a clarity that makes it easy to play.

ViolinGerman c. 1930

Bright, clear, and responsive tone

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ViolinJTL Workshop, Labeled “F. Breton, breveté,” Mirecourt 1831
ViolinJohann Albrecht, Bavaria 2016 #202a

Images of this instrument are typical of this model.

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ViolinFrench JTL Workshop, Mirecourt c. 1900, 3/4 Size

JTL Workshop Violin – Excellent Condition Despite its size, this violin delivers a full and powerful sound while retaining sweetness and clarity throughout its range. Young players or violinists seeking…

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ViolinGerman Violin c. 1920
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…

ViolinDecorated Violin Model HB02

This violin bears an attractive purfling with an intricate mother-of-pearl inlay, accompanying a deep red, antiqued varnish. Similar in sound to the Dario Giovanni Model Violin, this violin holds great…

ViolinVitto Rossi Model, Los Angeles 2017

The Vitto Rossi Model violin is an excellent sounding instrument reminiscent of classic design and varnishing technique. With its amber-brown varnish and boxwood pegs, tailpiece, and chinrest, this model offers…

ViolinDario Giovanni European Tonewood Model, Los Angeles 2017

Handcrafted Violin The Dario Giovanni model violin is a well-made handcrafted instrument designed with quality materials and impressive sound in mind. Made with European tonewood and attractively varnished, this violin…

ViolinCarl De Luca Model, Los Angeles 2018

Made from European tone wood and bearing an antiqued red-brown varnish, this violin is a high-quality, well-made instrument. The tone is rich with warmth and depth throughout its range, also…

ViolinSandro Luciano Model

The Sandro Luciano model violin is a high-quality handmade instrument featuring an attractive golden-amber and reddish-brown varnish, a superb tone, and our full shop adjustment with our hand-fit soundpost and…

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…

ViolinJosef Bittner Model 150, Prague 2018

A well-made European instrument, the Josef Bittner model is a popular violin among students and advancing players looking to take their sound to the next level. The violin offers a…

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ViolinThe Symphony Model Outfit

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…