Violins Less than $1,000

Eastman VL105




Good quality student model with dark varnish and moderately flamed maple back. Professional set up.

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

Samuel Shen SV100




Student level Stradivari model from Samuel Shen. Fully carved with a tasteful varnish.

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

Novizio




Student level violin from the Amber Strings workshop. Great price for a quality instrument that's been professionally set up.

$525

Andreas Eastman VL200




Great step-up student model from Eastman Strings. Handcrafted with well-seasoned, select tonewoods and an attractive and durable hand-applied varnish. Boxwood pegs and chinrest.

$690

Nicolas Parola NP10




Tightly grained spruce top. Highly flamed maple back and sides. Finished with a blended spirit oil varnish.

$799

Samuel Shen SV300




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

$985

We also stock several other student-level violin outfits, ranging in price from $399 to $600 for instrument, bow and case.

Violins $1,000 To $2,000

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.

$1,000

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

Kloz model




Seasoned dark tone with good projection and response. Excellent condition German instrument from the early 1900s. Labeled Sebastian Kloz.

SOLD

Martin Beck




New Romanian-made violin with European tonewoods and a big sound. Set up with Evah Pirazzi strings.

$1,150

Reinhold Schmidt




A classic German Stradivari model from the E. Reinhold Schmidt workshop. Dated 1938.

$1,200

German Strad model




Early 20th Century German workshop Stradivari model with a dark tone. Set up with Evah Pirazzi strings.

$1,250

Samuel Shen SV800




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

SOLD

Josehpus Bosio




From the Amber Strings workshop. Great tone and big volume. Lightly antiqued with a warm amber varnish.

$1,275

Strad model, advancing student




Nice violin for an advancing student, with choice wood and a tastefully antiqued varnish. Brilliant sound from this new instrument from C.A. Music.

$1,375

Nicolas Parola NP15N




Crafted with European tonewoods and featuring a nicely flamed maple back and tightly grained spruce top. Finished with a pure hand-rubbed Italian oil varnish in an antique style.

$1,450

German violin




Rich, dark varnish and robust tone. Nice German instrument from the late 1800s. High arch. Labeled "Fried. Aug. Glass."

$1,550

Frantisek Duchon




From the Czeck workshop of Frantisek Duchon. Date 1924. Powerful sound and comfortable to play. Great condition. Comes with L.R. Baggs pick-up installed.

$1,600

Jean-Pierre Lupot by Eastman Strings




Well-flamed maple back and a select spruce top. Elegantly antiqued multi-layer spirit varnish with deep red wine hues.

$1,716

Albert Nebel by Eastman Strings




Eastman's Albert Nebel violins are crafted from aged European tonewoods and feature a hand-applied spirit varnish. Quality sound and playability for the advancing student at a modest price.

$1,800

Jurgen Klier




New instrument from the Jurgen Klier workshop in Germany. Aged European tonewoods with tasteful antiquing. Set up with Evah Pirazzi strings.

$1,850

Violins $2,000 and up

Vintage European




Nice old workshop violin re-voiced with a new bass bar and re-graduations. Big, even tone. Excellent condition. Labeled "F. Saga Zurich."

$2,000

French Strad model




French Strad model from the 19th century. One-piece back with a rich brown varnish.

$2,200

Jay Haide l'ancienne Guarneri




Mature, robust tone in this Guarneri del Gesu model from the Jay Haide workshop in California. Tastefully antiqued golden-orange varnish in the style of the old Italian masters.

$2,400

Balestrieri model




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

$3,000

Guarneri model




Late 19th century Guarneri model with widely flamed two-piece maple back. Stamped "Conservatory Violin" on the back of the scroll. Clean, well-rounded sound.

$4,000

Gustav August Ficker




Guarneri copy made in Germany for William Lewis and Son. Dated 1956 on the label. Beautifully flamed two-piece maple back with matching ribs and neck. Tightly grained spruce top. Rich, luxurious tone. A joy to play.

$3,600

German violin




Lovely 19th century European workshop instrument with beautiful red varnish. Fully restored with new bass bar and re-graduations. Clear, rich and bold with great projection. Labeled "Joseph Dalaglio."

$4,500

Vintage European




Superb early 20th century European violin. A beautiful, resonant instrument in great condition. Labeled "Degani."

$5,200

French violin




18th century French violin attributed to Louis Guersan. Golden-brown varnish with a high arch and widely flamed one-piece maple back.

$9,250