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Violins

violinsc3.jpg (31479 bytes)Our store stocks FINE and RARE PROFESSIONAL violins,  made by craftsmen like Antonio Stradivari, J.B. Guadagnini, Balestrieri, Carcassi, Gagliano and modern Italian makers available here regularly.  Please inquire if you have a specific request for an old master instrument. 

NOTE: Some of our finest instruments are not listed on this site. Please inquire about specific requests.

All consignments will be considered.

 

Listed below are many of our
     Rare Violins - Italian, French, German, English and Dutch
     Fine Violins
     Small Size Violins and Violin Outfits.


Trade-ins are also welcome. We usually give two-thirds (or sometimes more) of the original price back on trade-in instruments and bows purchased here if they are in the same condition as when we sold them, barring normal usage. If you have an instrument or bow that was not originally sold to you by us, we will also be happy to consider it for trade-in.

All prices are in Canadian Dollars unless otherwise noted.

Photos available on request. E-mail us

Rare Violins - Italian, French, German, English and Dutch
We usually have other old and new rare famous violins, not listed on the website here.   Please inquire

Otello BIGNAMI 1975 Made by Otello Bignami, Bologna, Italy in 1975 . Very fine professional violin with the tone that professional players want. Very fine condition. Original label. Includes our certificate. $60,000
Mario GADDA    1985 Made by Mario Gadda 1985. Fine Italian maker. Enticing, clean sound. Very fine condition. Original label. Includes our certificate. $30,000
Joseph KLOZ  c. 1778 Made in Mittenwald, c.1778
A fine Joseph Kloz violin made c.1778 as indicated on the label. It has excellent sound. The top varnish has been touched up. Beautiful instrument in very fine condition.
Photos on request.
$24,000
George KLOZ   1771 Made about 1771 by George Kloz as indicated on the label. Beautiful
sounding violin in very fine playing condition. Top grade tone wood
selection.
$28,000
Umberto LANARO 1970 Made by Umberto Lanaro 1970. Fine professional Italian violin. Big bright sound. Excellent condition. Signed on original label,and branded internally UL. Includes the maker's certificate. $26,000
Luigi AGOSTINELLI  1959 Made by Luigi Agostinelli 1959 Italy. Fine italian maker. Attractive, alluring sound. Original label. Includes our certificate. Signed and branded internally. Very fine condition. $21,000
Auguste DELIVET
#381     1923
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Made in Toronto in 1923 while he worked for R.S. Williams (Violin Company). A near mint condition genuine Auguste Delivet violin, with original label and brands.  Excellent condition. The original certificate of Authenticity accompanies the violin. $22,000
Auguste DELIVET 1921 Personally made by Auguste Delivet in Toronto in 1921 while he worked for R.S. Williams (Violin Company). This violin has been played for many years and is still in extremely fine condition, with the original label and brands. $20,000
Mathias NEINER c. 1795 Made in Mittenwald, c.1795. This violin by Mathias Neiner (who spelled his name Neuner after 1800) was made in Mittenwald about 1795 as indicated on the label. It was used for 32 years by a concert master. It is in very fine condition.
Photos on request.
Price on request
Thomas Perry
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Made in Dublin, Ireland c.1780. Fine condition. Fine tonal qualities.  Branded "Perry, Dublin" in his manner, on the upper back. $20,000
George Heinl, 1948, Toronto. #CEG1012 Professional violin made by George Heinl Stradivarius model. Very fine
tone.
$Inquire
Vittorio VILLA, Cremona, 1999
      SOLD
Very fine violin in excellent condition made by Vittorio Villa in Cremona in 1999. Well-flamed maple back, ribs and scroll. Antique shaded oil varnish. Certificate from the maker comes with the violin.
Laura VIGATO 2008 violin
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Excellent new professional violin by highly revered Italian maker from Brescia. Long time graduate of Cremona School of Violin Making. Includes the maker's certificate of authenticity.  Superior tonal and playing qualities. Attractive wood and varnish. It is modelled after a violin from 1741 by Guarneri del Gesu. The body is standard length of 35.5 cm and has normal widths. $14,000
Johann Andreas KAMBL Made about 1749 as indicated on its label. Tyrolean German violin. Brown. A warm sounding violin in good condition. $10,000
Justin DERAZEY
#839. 
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Made in France circa 1880, Justin Derazey and bearing his brand to the inside of the back above the label. This is a copy of "Antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis faciebat Anno 1714." Orange-brown varnish on a golden ground. Very fine condition. Powerful rich sound. $15.000
Piergiuseppe ESPOSTI
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1996 Cremona. Excellent violin with silky, smooth, very pleasant, concert quality,  Cremonese sound.  Italian spruce top. Well-flamed Italian maple back.  Transparent red-brown varnish.  $8000
Maurizio CATELLANI
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Made by Maurizio Catellani in Pieve Modolena (Reggio Emilia), Italy in 2003. He studied violin making with Arturo Virgoletti (who studied with Ferdinando Garimberti, Sesto Rocchi, and Francesco Bissolotti of the Cremona School of Violin Making). This is a Soloist violin with a maturing, gutsy warm sound by a fine Italian maker. It is in excellent condition, like new. It is based on a Stradivari violin from 1705. A certificate of Authenticity (with photos of the violin) from M. Catellani accompanies the violin, as well as a letter from Arturo Virgoletti confirming the authenticity of this violin. $8500
  In addition, we have several other old and new rare famous violins, not listed on the website here.  
                         
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Other Fine Violins
All prices in Canadian Dollars
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John Newton Made in 1986. Desboro, Ontario, Canada.
One of the finest and most beautiful professional violins made by this
maker. Antique red-brown on a golden ground, Stradivari model.
$14,000
Xiaodong GUAN
#527
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Completely handmade in our shop in 2000 under the direction of Henry Riedstra, by Xiaodong Guan. Henry did the thicknessing and voicing of the top plate himself. Well-aged European wood. The ribs and body edges have a beautiful inlaid purfling design like that of Stradivari's decorated violins. Warm rich tone that carries very well and responds easily. $10,000
Charles J.B COLLIN-MEZIN (III) 1950
#RVS1569
Made in 1950 #80. This violin is a "Select" edition, G.P.Maggini model in very fine condition. It has a big, full, resonant, concert-quality tone and would make a fine violin for a soloist. $10,000
John Newton, 2010
       SOLD
Fine violin by well-known maker John Newton of Canada. Made in 2010. Amber brown, slightly antiqued. Brilliant, projecting and pleasant tone. Fine quality flamed-maple back, sides and neck with fir top.  
Josef Antonin CERMAK
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Made in 1934. One of Czech Republic's finest makers (1874-1946) and teacher of several other famous makers.   Made by him in Kutna Hora, (Bohemia).  Big, clear concert quality sound with wonderful depth and excellent projection.  Very fine condition. Beautiful medium cherry red varnish and fine workmanship, very typical of this professional maker's personal work. A pleasure to play. $7500
Pete MOLENAAR
#2766
Made in Toronto. Very fine violin. 1740's Guarneri del Gesu copy. Fine, warm and rich-sounding with good projection. Fully made by Molenaar, professional Dutch violin maker who had shops in The Hague, Paris and Amsterdam before emigrating to Canada in 1951. Excellent condition.. $Inquire
Henry RIEDSTRA
#133      ON HOLD
Made by Henry RIEDSTRA, Stratford, 1993. Nice wood. Good instrument. $8500
Ladislav PROKOP
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Made by Lasdislav Prokop in 1907 in V. Chrudimi, Czechoslovakia. Fine professional Czech violin maker. Very fine full, rich, yet bright and clear sound that projects very well. Excellent condition. $8500
Charles J.B  Collin-Mezin (II)1926
#610
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A warm-sounding Ch.J.B. Collin-Mezin violin, made in Mirecourt, France. It is in fine playing condition. $7500
Nicolas Legault CAVALLARO
#CJPP1
The 57th violin made by Nicolas Legault Cavallaro, while living in Quebec, 2009. Cavallaro is a fine professional luthier who also works in Italy and Columbia. Dark warm-brown varnish. Attractive, full and rich-sounding instrument, but still with the necessary brightness and excellent power as found in a fine solo instrument. New condition. Photos on request. $8500
Robert GLIER
#CSG810
Made in Cincinnati, USA, 1899. Fine violin numbered 2180. Red-brown varnish. Made for the Wurlitzer violin company. $6000
Joannes KEFFER
#280
Old German (has Beare & Son Certificate). Very fine, big sound. In our opinion, this violin was made by Markus Guggemos of Fussen (Germany) about 1780. $7500
Arvid Steinke 1999 Nice violin made by Arvid Steinke of Germany in 1999. Golden varnish.
Well-flamed 2-piece maple back with matching ribs and scroll. High grade
spruce top. Good projection of sound with medium brilliance.
$4500
Quentin BOUVRON, Luthier Made by Quentin Bouvron (graduate from Newark Violin Making School, 2006), in our shop in Kitchener, Ontario 2008. Large full tone. $4500
Auguste Delivet 1920
CWD411
This violin was made in the shop of RS Williams Toronto under the direction of Gold Medal winner, Auguste Delivet of Paris in1920, and bears his original label. The master made the scroll himself and supervised the making of the body of the instrument. Delivet worked for RS Williams for about five years until 1924. The sound is very pleasant. The violin is in fine playing condition. $5000
Rudolph BUCHNER
#652
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1958 Erlangen, Germany violin. Well-known for excellent sound. Really fine warm, rich sound. Projects well. Originally distributed by B&J New York whose label it also bears.  Model 90/50. $4500
Friedrich August GLASS
#155
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(Jacobus Stainer 1676 model) -- made about 1850. Very Fine sound. Top repaired with soundpost patch.   Excellent wood. Back button repaired. $5000
Paul FEDERER #97
#CGE
Made in 1993. Fine shaded orange varnish. Two-piece flamed maple back, sides and neck. Fine warm sound. $4500
Clifton H. BUTTEN #39
#CDB1010           
Very fine violin by American maker C.H. Butten of Hampton Virginia. Amazingly marvelous, high quality, full, rich, sweet tone. Excellent condition. Medium-dark golden varnish. Has new pegs, strings and bridge. $4500
Carl Gottlob SCHUSTER
#2525    
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June 1907, Markneukirchen.  Very fine professional German maker. Beautiful slab-cut curly maple back with matching sides. Regular 1/4-cut curly maple neck and scroll.   Fine old spruce top. $4500
The Carrodus #218
#CMO
French violin from Mirecourt labelled "The Carrodus" made in 1889. It appears to be a Ch. J.B. Collin-Mezin. This French violin is named after the famous violinist, Carrodus. Nice medium dark, golden-brown varnish. Full, clear, powerful and pleasant sound. Nice one-piece flamed maple back. Very fine condition. Excellent violin. $Inquire
Carl Gustav GLASS & Sohne
#484
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Made in Germany circa 1900. Finely Carved Head of PAGANINI for the scroll. Unique. Fine sound. Well made. Restored top.  $4000
Prof. F.J. KOCH 1922
#832             
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Violin workshop in Dresden, Germany. He received an award for sound in the Geneva Musical Instruments Exposition of 1927.  Also branded "Koch" on the upper back. This violin sounds like an Amati from the 1600's - not a really big sound, but a very pleasant, rich, smooth older sound. $4000
Ernst Heinrich ROTH
#CDW1
Very fine sounding violin made by the Shop of Ernst Heinrich Roth in Bubenreuth, Germany, in 2001. Red-brown. Branded with the Roth brand above the original label. All parts in fine condition. Photos on request. $3500
Paul FEDERER #96
#CJF-1
Made in Canada, 1993. Fine sounding violin made by the late Paul Federer of Waterloo, Ontario. Excellent condition. Maker's certificate accompanies violin. $3500
Paul FEDERER #88
#CJF-2
Responsive and warm sounding violin by the late Paul Federer of Waterloo, Ontario. Maker's certificate accompanies violin. $3500
John DOERR
#CJD-1
Made in Canada 1977-2005. $3000-3400 each (your pick). Four of the nicest violins made by John Doerr over the last 35 years. His #1, #2, #6 and #7. John is also made fine guitars. $3000 - $3400
Czech violin
#CDC511
Czech violin from the dealer "Lutz", Schonbach. Good sounding old Czech violin. $3000
Joseph Holpuch 2011
Model JH60    #2372
Guarnerius model with highly figured maple and finest spruce. Richly shaded chesnut brown finish. Properly thicknessed for excellent sound and response. $2965
Antonius Stradivarius 1717 copy
#1286
Made in the Markneukirchen area of Germany about 1930, this is a very good- sounding old violin in very good condition. The attractive-looking varnish is medium-dark brown on a golden ground, and is somewhat antiqued.. $2800
Joseph Holpuch 2011
Model JH50-66    #2371
Guarnerius model, well-flamed elegantly carved and thicknessed maple with carved select spruce top. Rich golden-brown hand-varnished. This is an excellent instrument. $2770
Francois CAUSSIN workshop
#CHA910
Made in France, c.1890. Fine French violin copy of Stradivarius dated 1690. Branded "AS" in a circle on the upper back below the back button. Neck and scroll replaced at our shop in 2004. Fine condition. $2500
Roderich Paesold Made in Germany. New. Very fine violins with good tone, nice wood and good workmanship. $2495
Forrest H. Craigh
#CDMcV310
Five-string violin by Forrest H. Craig Texas, 1999. Good 5-string violin (converted from 4-string violin), made by Forrest H.Craig in Pasadena, Texas. 14_3/8 inch body length. $1800
Jan STAMITZ
#CJS
Made in Prague, 2007. Nice violin by Stamitz of Czech Republic. "Il Bemo, opus 27". Very fine condition. $1300
Jay Haide New plain varnished (Jay Haide), and antique varnished - Jay Haide a
l'ancienne - violins. Very pleasant sounding and beautiful modern violins
in all sizes.
$895
- 2400
E.R. PFRETZSCHNER
#435
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Germany. 1991. Easy playing and good sounding, better quality student violin whose graduations have been adjusted by us for quick response and finer sound. Very good condition. $1100
Kerbren
#430.
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Copy of Stradivarius 1742 model, Made in Germany c.1900.  Brown varnish. Kerbren's brand on upper back button. Fine violin, plays well with very good sound and condition. Medium-flamed curly maple back. $1650
Czech 1996
#169
Regraduated by us. Pleasant, sound. Amber coloured varnish. $1800
Copy of Giovani Paolo Maggini
Brescia c. 1929
#1691
Made in Germany, double purfling, Nice dark red-brown on a golden ground. Good condition. Good sound.  $1800
Copy of Antonius Stradivarius
Made in Germany C, 1900
#088
Very Nice rich sounding and fine looking violin that plays easily. Fairly big tone. Red-brown varnish restored. Reglued lower back center seam. Branded "Conservatory Violin - Straduarius" on back of scroll. $1950
Andreas Eastman model 405 An upper class advanced instrument with very fine projection and depth of sound.. $Inquire
Antonio STRADIVARI 1702 model.
Antonio Stradivari 1702 model.  Made about 1920 in Germany.  Light-brown varnish.   Well-flamed curly maple 2-piece back. $1450
Benvenuto Bruno Made in Beijing.  Excellent and beautiful brown shaded fine sounding violins of various grades of wood quality. Various models available. $1395
$795
$325
Euro - Gliga Gems 1 Student violins made by Gliga in Romania. Matt golden brown. Full tone. $350 - $495
Baroque violin outfit
#CHK1 10.10
Made in Beijing. Nice quality wood and workmanship.  Good baroque sound and setup. Includes case and bow. $1100
Andreas Eastman model 405 Powerful, warm and clear sounding instrument with professional quality. Antique style oil varnish.  Superior maple and spruce throughout.  Very well liked.  Professionally setup in our shop. $1340
Andreas Eastman model 305 Powerful, warm and clear sounding instrument. Antique style varnish. . High grade flamed maple and select spruce top. "A definitive favourite." Professionally setup in our shop. $1140
Albert NEBEL New violin made in Germany. Dark red-brown varnish. Good tone. Well made. $1340
Vasile Gliga Romania, Master violin         New Stradivari model professional master violin by Vasile Gliga. Medium dark brown oil varnish, ebony fittings, nicely-flamed Carpathian maple and spruce. With Certificate. $1495
Vasile Gliga, Romania, Master Left-handed 2008      New left handed Guarneri model, professional master violin by Vasile Gliga of Romania. Oil varnish, two-piece back, well-flamed Carpathian maple and Carpathain spruce top. With Certificate. $1575
Gliga Gama Professional violin
 
New Stradivari model violin by Gliga in Romania. Antique brown oil varnish on golden ground. Two-piece back. Carpathian flamed maple and spruce. Full tone. $995
Giovanni BASINO Professionally handmade in Beijing in the style taught at the Italian violin-making school in Cremona, Italy.   Nice medium-dark transparent brown varnish.  Very nice full and rich sounding violin. Easy, smooth response. $695
Bohemia - Strunl model 220
#840
Made in the Czech Republic about 1999 of good tone woods. Setup with Tonica strings. $595
Bohemia - Strunl model 260/4
#628
Good violin made in Czech Republic in 2001 of well-seasoned tone-woods. $550
Ars Musica Brand new, very good sound, made in Luby, Czech Republic,  Model 26. $625
Ars Musica Brand new, fine wood and sound, made in Luby, Czech Republic,  Model 28. $725
Joseph Jan Dvorak Brand new, made in Czech Republic, good student violin . $685
Karl Nurnberger
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Brand new, made in Czech Republic, good student violin . $549
Andreas Eastman model 200 violin only Very fine sounding, responsive and attractive violin. Available in small sizes too. NOTE: The smaller size violins have a lower price than the full size violins starting at $549. Note: If you need an outfit, the case and bow are separately priced depending on the ones you choose. $549 - $749
Samuel Eastman model 100 violin only This violin has an excellent rich sound, is easy to play and has very fine projection. Seasoned tone woods. Nicely flamed curly maple backs and sides. The golden brown satin finish varnish is appealing.
[If you need the outfit, It comes with good wooden bow and excellent black covered and well-padded case. We have installed either Pirastro Violino, or Dominant professional strings. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow.
***Please Inquire
Samuel Eastman model 80 outfit
(fine sounding student model)
Nice sound and playability. Fine bow and attractive black covered case. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow. Available in full size and small sizes too.
We have installed professional strings.
*** (No internet price listing allowed by Eastman Co. on this model.)
***Please Inquire
Joseph Guarneri del Gesu
Copy of 1700's Cremona, Itally.
Newly made violins with bow and case. Nice curly maple and fine spruce. Antique varnish. Set up with Pirastro Chromcor strings. $350 - $495
Antonio Stradivari -- copy of 1700's -- Cremona, Italy Newly made violins with bow and case. Well-flamed maple and fine spruce. Shaded varnish. Set up with Pirastro Chromcor strings. $350 - $495
Antonio ROSSI, black violin outfit Made in Beijing Shiny Black varnish. Striking appearance. Good spruce top. Well flamed maple back. Good sound. With bow and covered case. $395
Stentor Conservatoire Violin outfit, very good wood, easy to play, fine octagonal wooden bow and oblong light-weight covered case with music pocket. $595
Stentor Student II Violin outfit with fine bow and shaped Burgandy
covered case with music pocket.
$495
Stentor Student I Violin outfit   with good wooden bow, blue covered
case with music pocket.
$395
Stentor Student Violin outfit, with good wooden bow, green covered case
with music pocket.
$295
Norman Sinom New.  Including bow and case. Fine sounding violins made for us in a good shop in Beijing.  Brown or golden colour. Professionally set up including Thomastik Dominant strings in our shop. $295
  Note: all violin outfits come with professional Thomastik Dominant strings or better.  
                
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We have many old copies of Antonio Stradivari, Guerneri del Gesu,  Amati, Bergonzi, Klotz, Gaspar da Salo and Maggini violins.  We have upgraded (to modern specifications), refurbished, corrected, repaired and restored all these old violins.   They are now in perfect playing condition. Many are now as good as well-made violins from good makers.  Prices range from $395 to $3500 depending on the quality of the instruments.
                         

Small Size Violins and Violin Outfits
All prices in Canadian Dollars
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1/32 handmade violin outfit Handmade, nice quality, good bow and covered case. Plays and functions properly $595
1/16 "Student model" outfit Good plain Chinese violin, with wooden bow and black, lined case $245
1/16, 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, or 4/4
SUZUKI violin outfits.
(Made in Nagoya Japan, or model NS 20 from Suzuki shop in China) New and used
Well made, good sounding violins with wooden or fiberglass bow. Suzuki black case ro covered blue case $395
-$650
1/16, 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, or 4/4
STENTOR "Standard Model violin outfits. (Old British violin company with wrokshop in China too) New and used
Good hand-carved spruce and maple violin, black hardwood fittings, metal tailpiece with built-in string adjusters. Wood bow with ebony frog. Light weight green covered case with carrying strap. $250
-$295
1/16, 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, or 4/4
STENTOR 1 outfits (Old British violin company with workshop in China as well) New and used
Hand carved from spruce and maple, individually thicknessed, black Rosewood fingerboard, Rosewood pegs, metal tailpiece with built-in fine tuners, Teka model chinrest, lightweight blue covered case with music pocket and sholder rest pocket and wtih back pack straps $350-
$395
1/16, 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, or 4/4
STENTOR Model II outfits (Old British violin company with workshop in China as well) New and used
Hand carved, selected solid spruce and maple tonewood, ebony fingerboard and pegs, metal tailpiece with adjusters, fine wooden bow with ebony frog, delux lightweight burgandy covered case with music an shoulder rest pickets, backpack straps $450
-$495
1/10 - 4/4
T. FAREST violin outfits
Well made violins with fine tone wood. Includes brazilwood bow and black covered hardshell shaped case by S. Eastman. $495
1/10 Toscani violin outfits. (Used) Chinese violin, wood bow and black case $250
-$295
1/10 Toscani delux outfits. (Used) Nice Chinese violin with boxwood fittings, good bow and black case $395
1/10 Roma outfit (Made in Romania) Good violin, wooden bow and black thermoplastic case with aluminum valence $395
1/10 Xue Chang Sun outfit Fine violin outfit, hight grade, handmade, wood bow, back case, excellent sound $750
-$995
1/10 Suzuki outfits see description under Suzuki 1/16 $395
-595
1/10 Stentor "Standard" (Old British violin company with workshop in China too) see description under Stentor 1/16 $250
1/10 Stentor model I outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $350
1/10 Stentor model II outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $395
-$450
1/10 Samuel Eastman model 80 violin outfit Good sounding student model - pleasing to the student and parent. Nice sound and playability. Fine bow and attractive black covered case. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow. Four year- olds usually play this size. $389
1/10 Cremona model SV75 outfits good Chinese violin with painted purfling, woodenbow and blue covered case $225
1/10 Cremona model SV100 outfits better violin with inlaid purfling, ebony fittings, better wooden bow and blue covered case $275
-$295
1/8 violin Marc Laberte Made c. 1950 in Mirecourt, France. Excellent 1/8 size violin.  Beautiful wood. $2000
1/8 violin Hand made in 1898 by Joseph Isaac Hugill Made in 1898 by Joseph Isaac Hugill in Kinburn, Ontario. Dark Brown. Very nice wood. Excellent big sound. $4500
1/8 Dai Hong Xiang and Zheng Quan violins Several 1/8 size violins made under the direction of these international gold medal winning master violin makers.   Several with very fine wood, sound quality and projection are available at $395, $595, $850. Various colours of varnish.  Some with antique style varnish. $395
-$850
1/8 Toscani violin outfit (used) Chinese small 1/8 size violin, wood bow and black case $250
-$295
1/8 Cremona violin outfit model SV 75 (new and used) good Chinese violin with painted purfling, wooden bow and blue covered case $225
1/8 Cremona violin outfit model SV 100 (new and used) better violin with inlaid purfling, ebony fittings, better wooden bow and blue covered case $275
-$295
1/8 Joseph Jan Dvorak violin outfit, Czech Republic (new and used) Fine violin, good wooden bow and blue covered case $595
-$695
1/8 Andreas Eastman model 200 violin only [or outfit] Very fine sounding, responsive and attractive violin of superior quality workmanship, tone and parts.  [Note: Outfit price depends on which case and bow you choose.] $549
1/8 Samuel Eastman model 100 violin only [or outfit] This violin has a nice rich sound, and responds quickly due to the seasoned tone woods. Nicely flamed curly maple backs and sides. The golden brown satin finish varnish is appealing.
It comes with good wooden bow and excellent black covered and well-padded case. We have installed either Pirastro Violino, or Dominant professional strings. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow.
Available in full size and small sizes too.
*** (No internet price listing allowed by Eastman Co. on this model.)
***Please Inquire
1/8 Stentor "Standard" (Old British violin company with workshop in China too) see description under Stentor 1/16 $250
1/8 Stentor model I outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $350
1/8 Stentor model II outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $395
-$450
1/8 Made in Hungary violin outfit (used - 1980) #32s well made violin with wooden bow and black case $450
1/8 Skylark violin outfits (used and new) good Chinese violins, wooden bow and blue covered case $250
1/8 "Student Violin" outfit Chinese violin, wooden bow and black lined case $245
1/8 Xue Chang Sun outfit Very fine, handmade violin outfit from this master shop, high grade, excellent sound. Good wooden bow, good black case. $795
1/4 Andreas Eastman model 200 violin only [or outfit] Very fine sounding, responsive and attractive violin of superior quality workmanship, tone and parts.  [Note: Outfit price depends on which case and bow you choose.] $649
1/4 Samuel Eastman model 100 violin only [or outfit] This violin has an excellent rich sound, is easy to play and has very fine projection.  The golden brown varnish is appealing. [Note: If you need an outfit, it comes with good wooden bow and excellent black covered and well-padded case.  We have installed either Pirastro Violino, or Dominant professional strings. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow. ***Please Inquire
1/4 Samuel Eastman model 80 outfit
(fine sounding student model)
Nice sound and playability. Fine bow and attractive black covered case. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow. Available in full size and small sizes too.
We have installed professional strings.
*** (No internet price listing allowed by Eastman Co. on this model.)
***Please Inquire
1/4 Stentor "Standard" (Old British violin company with workshop in China too) see description under Stentor 1/16 $250
1/4 Stentor model I outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $350
1/4 Stentor model II outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $395
-$450
1/4 Stentor "Conservatoire" violin outfits Hand-carved violin of selected high grade spruce and flamed curly maple tone wood, all ebony fittings, metal tailpiece with adjusters, Fully-mounted fine wooden bow with ebony frog. Deluxe oblong or deluxe shaped case with violin cover $595
1/4 Cremona model SV75 outfits good Chinese violin with painted purfling, woodenbow and blue covered case $225
1/4 Cremona model SV100 outfits Better violin with inlaid purfling, ebony fittings, better wooden bow and blue covered case $275
-$295
1/4 Toscani violin outfit (used) Chinese small 1/4 size violin, wood bow and black case $250
-$295
1/4 Toscani delux outfit (used) Nice small 1/4 size Chinese violin with boxwood fittings, good bow and black case $325
1/4 Skylark violin outfits (used and new) good Chinese violins, wooden bow and blue covered case $250
1/4 Skylark delux violin outfit Better Chinese violin, figure on maple of back, wooden bow and case $295
1/4 "Student violin" outfit Good Chinese violin, wood bow and black case $245
1/4 Suzuki violin outfits see description under 1/16 $395
-$625
1/4 Karl Nurnberger made by Strunal in Czech Republic 1997 Fine quality violin with good bow and black Everest hardshell wooden case. $595
1/4 Karl Hofner made in Germany, 1982 Fine quality violin made of select spruce and maple tone woods, with bow and case $595
1/4 Andreas Zeller made in Romania High grad violin outfit with PH London fiberglass bow and light blue hardshell covered case. $850
1/4 Czechoslovakian violin, circa 1985
#CRC
Good violin. Very fine condition. A nice sounding copy of a Stradivarius model. Red-brown on a golden ground colour. $495
1/4 "T.G. Pfretschner violin made in Germany c. 1995 Fine quality violin in oblong used case. Fine wooden bow. #CTG $750
1/2 Andreas Eastman model 200 violin only [or outfit] Very fine sounding, responsive and attractive violin of superior quality workmanship, tone and parts. [Note: Outfit price depends on which case and bow you choose.] $649
1/2 Samuel Eastman model 100 violin only [or outfit] This violin has a nice rich sound, and responds quickly due to the seasoned tone woods. Nicely flamed curly maple backs and sides. The golden brown satin finish varnish is appealing.
It comes with good wooden bow and excellent black covered and well-padded case. We have installed either Pirastro Violino, or Dominant professional strings. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow.
Available in full size and small sizes too.
*** (No internet price listing allowed by Eastman Co. on this model.)
***Please Inquire
1/2 Samuel Eastman model 80 outfit
(fine sounding student model)
Nice sound and playability. Fine bow and attractive black covered case. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow. Available in small sizes too. Inquire
1/2 Stentor Student outfit  (Old British violin company with workshop in China too) see description under Stentor 1/16 $250
1/2 Stentor model I outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $350
1/2 Stentor model II outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $395
-$450
1/2 Stentor "Conservatoire" violin outfits see description under Stentor 1/16 $595
1/2 Suzuki outfit (used and new) see description under 1/16 $395
-$650
1/2 Cremona model SV75 outfits good Chinese violin with painted purfling, woodenbow and blue covered case $225
1/2 Cremona model SV100 outfits Better violin with inlaid purfling, ebony fittings, better wooden bow and blue covered case $275
-$295
1/2 Toscani violin outfit Chinese small 1/2 size violin, wood bow and black case $250
-$295
1/2 Toscani delux outfit (used) Nice small 1/2 size Chinese violin with boxwood fittings, good bow and black case $325
Corelli E100-3 1/2 Chinese violin outfit, wood bow and black lined case $250
1/2 "Student Violin" China 1/2 Chinese outfit, good shape $250
1/2 Skylark violin outfits (used) good Chinese violins, wooden bow and blue covered case $250
1/2 Skylark delux violin outfit (used Better Chinese violin, figure on maple of back, wooden bow and case $295
1/2 "Karl Weber, Dresden" violin outfit (used) (workshop in China) Fine violin with wooden bow and case $550
-$595
1/2 "Made in Hungary" violin outfit.  Made in 1985 (Our #177s) Good Hungarian workmanship with bow and case. Has a full, rich pleasant tone with good projection. $625
1/2 "Made in Hungary" violin outfit.  Made in 1989 (Our #176s) Good Hungarian workmanship with bow and case. $625
1/2 "Joseph Jan Dvorak" violin outfit, Czech Republic 1995. Model 26 Made by Strunal in Luby, Czech Republic. Fine quality violin outfit. $545
1/2 Rudolph Fiedler" made in his workshop in Czech Republic 1997 Well made violin of higher quality woods $625
1/2 "Andreas Zeller" violin outfit.  Made in thier workshops in Romania Made of fine spruce and maple tonewoods. PH London fiberglass bow. Light blue covered wooden case $850
1/2 "T. Farest" 2002 Excellent handmade hight quality violin with very fine sound. Made in Beijing $950
1/2 "B&H" 400 model violin . Made in Czech Republic 1995
                       SOLD
Fine handmade violin $650
1/2 "Stainer" old German violin c. 1920 Nice flamed maple wood. Very good work. Golden varnish with wooden bow and Everest case $645
1/2 Karel Vysoky
#15S
Made for R. Wurlitzer in USA in 1928.  Very fine 1/2 size violin. This violin is a high quality handmade instrument from a fine Czechoslovakian workshop.  Very high grade. $1500
1/2 Karl Hofner.   Made in Germany 1989 (like new) Very high grade violin of excellent sound and quality $1950
3/4 Andreas Eastman model 200 violin only [or outfit] Very fine sounding, responsive and attractive violin of superior quality workmanship, tone and parts.  [Note: Outfit price depends on which case and bow you choose.] $649
3/4 Samuel Eastman model 100 violin only [or outfit] This violin has a nice rich sound, and responds quickly due to the seasoned tone woods. Nicely flamed curly maple backs and sides. The golden brown satin finish varnish is appealing.
It comes with good wooden bow and excellent black covered and well-padded case. We have installed either Pirastro Violino, or Dominant professional strings. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow.
Available in full size and small sizes too.
*** (No internet price listing allowed by Eastman Co. on this model.)
***Please Inquire
3/4 Samuel Eastman model 80 outfit
(fine sounding student model)
Nice sound and playability. Fine bow and attractive black covered case. Fine black covered Protege Eastman Case with K. Holtz FG violin bow. Available in full size and small sizes too.
We have installed professional strings.
*** (No internet price listing allowed by Eastman Co. on this model.)
***Please Inquire
3/4 Suzuki violin outfits (new and used) see 1/16 size for description $495
-$650
3/4 Stentor "Standard" (Old British violin company with workshop in China too) see description under Stentor 1/16 $295
3/4 Stentor model I outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $395
3/4 Stentor model II outfit see description under Stentor 1/16 $450
-$650
3/4 Stentor "Conservatoire" violin outfits Hand-carved violin of selected high grade spruce and flamed curly maple tonewood, all ebony fittings, metal tailpiece with adjusters. Fully-mounted fine wooden bow with ebony frog. Deluxe oblong or deluxe shaped case with violin cover $595
3/4 Cremona model SV75 outfits Good Chinese violin with painted purfling, woodenbow and blue covered case $225
3/4 Cremona model SV100 outfits Better violin with inlaid purfling, ebony fittings, better wooden bow and blue covered case $295
3/4 Skylark violin outfits good Chinese violins, wooden bow and blue covered case $250
3/4 Skylark delux violin outfit Better Chinese violin, figure on maple of back, wooden bow and case $295
3/4 Toscani violin outfit about 1998 (used) Small 3/4 size Chinese violin, wood bow and black case $250
-$295
3/4 Toscani Delux violin outfit Nice small 3/4 size Chinese violin with boxwood fittings, good bow and black case. $325
3/4 Karl Nurnberger violin outfit. Made by Strunl in Czech Republic Fine quality violin with good bow and black Everest hardshell wooden case $595
3/4 Joseph Jan Dvorak violin outfit. Made by Strunl in Czech Republic Golden brown varnish. Well seasoned wood. Ebony fittings $595
-$695
3/4 (#009s) Marc Laberte Model 1.
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Made in Mirecourt France about 1950. Excellent 3/4 violin. High grade. Solo sound. Red-brown on golden ground $5500
3/4 (#198) Old Bohemian handmade Fine old Bohemian violin c. 1860 $1200
3/4 (#202) Old Czech violin Good old violin with refinished reddish varnish. $595
3/4 (#345) Old German "Ferron and Kroeplin Chicago"
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Fine 3/4 violin. Well made from fine tonewoods. Cremona, model 1200 . $1500
3/4 (#404) Stradivari model, Made in Germany about 1950 Very fine violin. Nice two-piece wide-flamed curly maple back. Golden-brown. $950
3/4 "Jay Haide".
CWH710
Made in Beijing 2002. Very fine quality. High grade violin. Fine wood that projects well. $995
3/4 (#758) Karl Hofner outfit . Made in Bubenruth, Germany.  1986 Nice Model 7 violin with braxilwood bow. Black thermoplastic case. $695
3/4 violin. Handmade by Paul Federer of Waterloo, Ontario.  With maker's certificate #CPE
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Fine sounding. Well made. Excellent condition. Nice well flamed one-piece curly maple back. $2800
3/4 violin Vasile Gliga Romania, Master 2008 New 3/4 size Stradivari model professional master violin by Vasile Gliga. Golden-brown oil varnish, ebony fittings, nicely-flamed Carpathian maple and spruce. With Certificate. $1495
7/8 violin Vasile Gliga Romania, Master 2007 New 7/8 size Stradivari model professional master violin by Vasile Gliga.
Medium dark brown oil varnish, ebony fittings, nicely-flamed Carpathian
maple and spruce. With Certificate.
$1495
7/8 violin "Giovanni Basino" Made in 2006. Very fine wood, workmanship and sound. $695
7/8 violin made by Frank Humphrey of Canada in 1999 (red-brown) #9
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Fine grade curly maple and spruce tone wood. Nice sound. $2200

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