Violins Less than $2,000

Samuel Shen SV300




Fully carved Stradivari model with moderately figured maple and spruce top. Red-brown shaded oil varnish. Boxwood fittings.

$985

Cedar Music C-series




Stradivari model with flamed two-piece maple back and tightly grained spruce top. Golden-amber oil varnish. Ebony fittings.

SOLD

Frantisek Duchon




A nice player from Czech maker Frantisek Duchon. One-piece, widely flamed maple back with matching ribs. Good projection and even tone. Comes with installed L.R. Baggs pickup.

$1,600

Samuel Shen SV800




Fully carved spruce top and heavily flamed two-piece maple back. Rich oil varnish. Ebony fittings.

$1,290

Carlo Moretti by Amber Strings




Tastefully antiqued Stradivari model. Upgraded violin with a strong, clear tone. Two-piece maple back with amber varnish. Great set-up.

$1,250

Samuel Shen SV100




Samuel Shen's student level Stradivari model. Fully carved with tasteful varnish. Great value.

$475 ($620 for outfit with bow and case)

Nicolas Parola NP5




Hand-crafted from well-aged tone woods with exceptional attention to detail. Highly antiqued hand-rubbed oil varnish. Two-piece maple back with ebony fittings. Comfortable playability for an advancing student.

$1,095

Eastman VL105




Good quality student model with tasteful varnish and moderately flamed maple back. Professional set up. Available as an outfit with quality case and bow.

$475 ($620 for outfit with case and bow)

Violins $2,000 and up

John Juzek




Nice example of an original John Juzek made in Prague, Czechoslovakia, in 1920. Widely flamed one-piece maple back and golden brown varnish. Strong, mature tone.

$4,000

Stainer copy




Stainer copy in excellent condition with a robust tone. Beautifully flamed two-piece maple back. Ebony fittings.

SOLD

Leon Bernadel




This instrument from French maker Leon Bernadel is a joy to play. Nicely worn amber varnish with moderately flamed two-piece back and matching ribs. Bold, balanced tone. Dated 1919 on the label.

$9,600

German violin




German made instrument circa 1900 with illegible label. One-piece back with shaded golden-amber varnish. Refined, even tone.

$2,895

Balestrieri model




Tommaso Balestrieri model from Shar Fine Instruments. Warm, bold tone. Nice instrument for an intermediate player.

$3,000