ABOUT MOSELEY VIOLINS SHOP

David with Violectra cello: François on Double Bass

 

At Moseley Violins we carry a wide range of antique; hand made, second hand & re-conditioned violins, violas, cellos, & double basses, from starter outfits to professional level. You will find our current stock under the SHOP pages for each instrument in price categories.

All players are welcome to visit our shop to try our range of instruments. You can also enjoy the privacy of our trying out room when available to test out instruments or bows amps or pickups.

Whenever possible we choose our stock from our suppliers, after careful examination. We then assess for upgrading the fittings and choice of strings in our workshop, so we can guarantee the best results in playability and tonal response from each instrument that we sell. We also carry in stock a selection of  re-conditioned instruments taken on part exchange or on commission sale basis. You will also find a selection of the latest in electric Violins violas and cellos

For your benefit, we have created more information about our suppliers under the SUPPLIERS heading . A wide range of fine orchestral instruments, bows, cases and accessories can be ordered from them if not currently in our shop. Specific items may be available on a "sale or return" basis.

Regardless of where our stock is from, we know the importance of sound and playing performance is dependant on good setting up and optional strings. We offer 6 levels of setting up in our workshop to suit all budgets and standards for all instruments.

SET UP Violin/Viola Cello Double Bass
BUDGET Upgrade to Violin including lubricating pegs, dressing top nut and correcting bridge arch, & check sound post fitting. £36.00 £42.00 ---
START UP set up using existing fittings including lubricating pegs, dressing nut, and re-fitting soundpost and bridge £72.00 £122.56 £153.19
STUDENT UPGRADE of stock including lubricate pegs, adjust existing top nut and bridge with new soundpost £84.00 £142.98 ---
STANDARD Workshop set up including lubricating of pegs, adjusting of top nut, fitting of a new sound-post and fitting of a new bridge £144.00 £204.26 £306.38
ADVANCED Upgrading of stock including lubricating of pegs, adjusting top nut, fitting of a better bridge, fitting of a new sound-post £183.83 £255.32 £357.45
PROFESSIONAL set up including correcting of fingerboard action, fitting of a new nut, re-fitting of pegs, fitting of a new sound-post, fitting of a professional bridge £183.83 £357.45 ---

Violectra electric violins, violas and cellos are made on our premises by their creator David Bruce Johnson. As they are made to customer order and there is a waiting period, please enquire as to which models may be available for trial at the shop. To expand our range David has selected other electric violin brands to stock in the shop, including the Silenzia electric cello and the NS Designs & WAV electric strings ranges designed by Ned Steinberger of USA.

We are authorised dealers for AER  & ROLAND acoustic amplification. and most instrument pick up and transducer systems from Barcus Berry, Fishman, L. R. Baggs, & Shadow With our vast knowledge in the field, we can advise you with the most suitable pickup or amplifier for your needs within your budget.

Lastly, please enquire into our selected fretted instruments including guitars, mandolins, banjos, ukuleles and other stringed instruments.

We look forward to hear from you

Francois Bignon, Mike O'Neill, Pam Dixon & David Bruce Johnson