We stock a range of new and antique violins, violas and cellos, naturally weighted towards instruments made here in the workshop. The list of instruments given is not exhaustive, so if there is a particular instrument or price bracket you are looking for please don’t hesitate to call. A range of student instruments are available on order, and even if we don’t have what you’re looking for in stock we may be able either to source it, or put you in touch with someone in the violin trade that can.

Violins <£1,500

German c.1910
< £1,500
An attractively flamed two piece back. The original veneered fingerboard has been replaced with one of solid ebony.

Violins £1,500-£3,000

English c.1960
An unlabelled English-made instrument, of good workmanship and materials, oil varnished with a small amount of natural wear and…
C.J.Emmett 2011
Stradivari ‘Cessol’ model, with a vibrant golden-orange varnish.

Violins £3,000-£5,000

Thomas Simpson 1903
An English instrument made in Handsworth, near Birmingham, with a back length of 409mm (16”).

Violins £5,000~

C.J.Emmett 2016
A new model of viola based on an instrument by Maggini, LOB 16 ¼” (412mm). Like the original it…