Welcome to our MAKERS Page ( Last updated Aug 10th, 2017)

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VIOLINS
VIOLAS
CELLOS

DOUBLE BASSES
GUITARS & FRETTED

 

On this page you will find work from modern makers in the UK and Europe for sale at Moseley Violins.

Commissions can be taken for specific and custom made instruments wanted, and we are pleased to connectn

 

In -House from the workshops at  MOSELEY VIOLINS

 

WORKSHOP NEWS: watch this space...

M.V. workshop cello : Project under construction...

Hardanger Violin conversion: David  is currently working on a conversion of a German Mittenvald violin with new neck to house 5 sympathetic strings as a Hardanger violin...

Francois is currently re-varnishing a violin he made in 1994 ...

Kevin is currently working on a copy of the decorated Spanish Strad.

 

Kevin Basle

 Kevin Basle  ,  graduated from Newark Violin Making School, in July 2016. We have some of his beautifully handmade work for sale in the shop in the way of  a Violin, Viola, and acoustic Guitar.

Handmade Violin by Kévin Baslé, 2012 copy Strad      (Sold at M V )                     

Makers:

 Francois Bignon

We have a sample of Francois  work , a 4/4 violin . Perfect opportunity to own a instrument made by Francois.

 

David Bruce Johnson : Violectra

Now in his 25th year of making Violectra electric violins, violas, cellos and vio-basses.

 

We have a selection of contemporary British makers work available for sale from the workshops of:

 


VIOLINS

KEVIN BASLE

FRANCOIS BIGNON

AKOS BALAZS Violins...a selection from this fine Hungarian Maker
JOHN LANGSTAFFE Violin, 2011

JOHN REED and JAMES BEATLEY, Dublin , 2006

DEREK ROBERTS, Warwick ,1992

EDWARD GAUT, BRISTOL

 

VIOLAS

BARRY OLIVER, 1993, Washington, 16 3/8" Viola

KEVIN BASLE copy of Grancino , 1700,  2014  

EDWARD GAUT, Bristol

 

CELLOS

AKOS BALAZS, 2015

ALAN CHARLES , 1994

MARKO AKERT, GEWA MUSIC ADORF GERMANY, 2017

REINHOLD SCHNABL 1986 No 610

STOHR-ILLNER- RIEDL, C1993, Baiersdorf

FRANZ SANDNER circa 1989

 

DOUBLE BASS

AKOS BALAZS...Handmade basses of distinctionEnglish IOTalian and Vienese (Georg Thir) models available to order

IAN HIGHFIELD ...4 and 5 string Double Bass

 

GUITARS & FRETTED

KEVIN BASLE, Copy Gibson acoustic , Handmade   , 2012

 

BOWS

ALECIO REIS, Gloucester

 

VIOLINS

CS7/75  Handmade violin by Derek Roberts,1992      £3,500.00
 
Well executed modern making with deep red brown oil varnish, meticulous workmanship and excellent tone

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Violin by Kevin Basle, 2013 copy Strad model                                     £2,150.00

 

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Violin By John Reed and James Beatley , Dublin , 2006              £5,500.00

 

 

 

Violin Gold Series       £ 2, 690.00

 

 

 

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FRANÇOIS BIGNON

A 4/4 Violin, Guarneri Copy, handmade by Francois Bignon , 1998                  £ 1,900.00         

 A rare opportunity to own this beautifully handmade violin made by S. Birmingham's own , Francois Bignon                                                                                                                                

 
 

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VIOLAS

 

Viola, copy of Grancino , 1700, by Kevin Basle, 2014                                                            £3,150.00

 

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Viola  16 1/4" by William H. Luff, 1972                                              POE

For a limited time there is an opportunity to purchase this outstanding British maker's work

 

 

 

 

 

 

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16 1/2" Viola made by BARRY OLIVER, WASHINGTON , 1993 £8,500.00
 

A Fine example of this modern English maker; former pupil of Morassi, in Cremona, during the 1960's. Made in 1993, this Del Gesu Guarneri model  is a full 16 1/2 " body, handmade and hand finished.                                                                                                                                               

 

HARRY DOBBS

CS4/ 93 16 1/8" Viola   Made by Harry Dobbs,  1975                  £1,900.00

 

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CELLOS

 

Akos Balazs  Violin Maker from Budapest Hungary

We are pleased to be the dealers of the work from this excellent Hungarian violin Maker

 

Cello Gold Series      Gagliano £ 4,900.00

 

 

 

Cello Silver Series      Gagliano

 

 

£ 3,800.00

 

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DOUBLE BASS

Bass Gold Series    Viennese model     £,7,200.00 in stock
 

Double Bass Gold Series English model ( with corners)         £7,200.00 * to order

 

Double Bass Gold Series Italian model ( with corners)      7,200.00 in stock

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GUITARS &  FRETTED

 

CS7/51c HANDMADE copy GIBSON  By Luthier Kevin Basle 2012,  with hard case                                                  £950.00

 

 

 

All prices are subject to change without notice