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VIOLINS

 VIOLINS over £2,500.00

VIOLINS between £1,000.00- £2,500.00

VIOLINS under £1,000.00

STUDENT OUTFITS

FRACTIONAL SIZED VIOLINS

We have a continual stock of second hand or re-conditioned student instrument outfits from fractional to full size. All outfits have been checked over in our workshop and are set up and ready to play.

Do phone or email us to check what we have in stock, ask for our advice, or match your requirements.

 

VIOLINS over £2,500.00

 

CS6/ 84 English Handmade Violin branded  "Betts London" under button and on lower rib. c1810                                                                                            £9,000.00   

In excellent condition with original neck, set up at Moseley Violins.

Noted for his fine workmanship, this is a collector's and a player's instrument. It has a well-regulated exceptionally sweet, rounded tone with depth of sound. One of his finer instruments. A.L.

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CS7/ 57A  Handmade violin by Caroline Cros, London circa 2000 (with second hand black rectangular case)                                                  £6,500.00     

                          

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"The tone of this instrument is crystal clear and resonant with a wide range of tonal colours; a soloist sound. A.L

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CS7/ 18 J Langstaffe, Modern handmade violin in 2009                                                                                                £5,500.00

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"A fine modern instrument with instant response, power and depth of tone, deeper response to be drawn from familiarisation with this instrument" A. L.

 

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CS7/ 24A 2009 Edward Gaut 'Strad Millanono' model 1728.'              £5,000.00

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'Sweet mellow tone. Exudes quality. Exceptional 'A' string.' A.L. 

 

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CS7/ 85A Handmade English copy of Guilo Degani 1913 circa 1950's  (with second hand case- with damaged cover).           £4,500.00

Possesses a full radiance of tone with instant effect. Lovely chamber music instrument.  A.L.

 

   

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CS6/ 52 Violin By John Reed and James Beatley, Dublin, 2008, (with second hand black canvas oblong case)                                                                                  price upon enquiry

 

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"A good looking and beautifully hand-made violin , combining power, brilliance and quality Soloist choice" A. L.

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CS7/24B  Edward Gaut, 2009 Copy of Ruggeri 1704,                  £3,500.00
 
"Fine Baroque violin, with gut strings. produces a warm sound with good volume. A.L "

 

 

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

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‘A sweet compact tone with good projection. A good instrument for any player wanting to develop a more confident sound.’ AL

 

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MV8/ 82e Full size French handmade violin, labelled Emile L'Humbert, 34 Rue De Passy Paris Annee 1923 no 51, also branded L'Humbert Paris on inner back and top block                                                                                               £3,000.00

A full, sweet tone with hidden depths can be drawn by the player. The violin needs to be played more to discover it’s full potential. A.L.

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CS8/ 27 Full Size violin, Stradivari Model, copy of "Messiah" 1716.  Labelled "Fait Main, K.S.Basle, luthier a Newark, 2016" Oil varnished, Cadmium Brown color. Rosewood fittings. 

                                                                                                                £2,750.00

‘A beautifully crafted violin modelled on the Stradivarius 'Messiah'. It has a sweet purity of tone which persists in higher positions. Must be tried.’ AL

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CST5 35/D Gold Series Violin, by Hungarian Maker                             £2,690.00

* Please note other Gold series violins available to sale - enquire within.

Akos Balazs, Budapest, 2012 

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"A beautiful violin - extremely resonant with a classy brilliant sound" A. L.

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CST5/ 35E  Gold Series Violin, 2014,by Hungarian Maker Akos Balazs, Budapest                                                                                           £2,690.00

 

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Gold Series Violin CST/5 100E, 2007,by Hungarian Maker Akos Balazs, Budapest                                                                                            £2,690.00

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"In line with the very high standard of this maker, this violin has both a sweetness and clarity that suit a player seeking a bigger sound. A.L."

 

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VIOLINS Between £1,000.00- £2,500.00

 

CS8/ 35a Full size "Gold" Series violin handmade by Akos Balazs violin C 2007 

                                                                                                         £2,400.00

 

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CS7/ 14 "The Spanish" Stradivarius  Replica   made in China by Melcas, 2009   

This violin has been previously owned by one owner , in excellent condition

£2,175.00.00

 

Antonio Stradavari is known to have made eleven decorated instruments. Of  these, two were made for the Spanish Court between 1687-9 , and were known as "the Spanish 1 ( los  Decorados) and "The Spanish2 ( los Palatinos) and were part of The Royal Quartet. ( viola 1696, cello 1694)

"This is an interpretive copy of the famous "The Spanish " made in the Melcas workshop, in 2008. This instrument has been well played-in  by a professional player. It has a very distinctive sound, with an excellent pure tone, produced with minimal effort.' AL

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MV9/ 22 Full size French handmade violin circa 1889, branded and labelled Chipot-Vuillaume gendre de J.B Vuillaume a Paris, also inscribed as above in ink. Entirely restored in Moseley Violins workshop 

                                                                                                  £2,170.00

‘Has a bright tone and would suit an advanced player looking for a better quality instrument.’ AL

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CST5/ 35B Akos Balazs Silver Violin, 2015                                                    £1,850.00

 

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CST7/ 35C   Akos Balazs Silver Violin 2015                                                                                            £1,850.00

 

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MV9/ 04 Handmade Silver series violin by Akos Balazs, 2014                                                                                               £1,665.00

This violin has been previously owned by one owner , in excellent condition

Has a fine projecting tone with precise clarity of resonance that carries sweet-focussed sound.

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MV8/ 82d Full size German violin, labelled A Becker, Landsberg.c 1903, E.R Schmidt School                                                                                               £1,531.00

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CS7/59G German violin, c  1890's,                                            £1,500.00

(with shaped brown canvas covered case)                                                                                                  

’A lovely mellow ‘dolce’ tone reminiscent of the ‘Old Italian’ sound.’ A.L.

 

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NEW Gewa Maestro 50A, one-piece back, European maple, 2016 model £1,347

Fully set up at Moseley Violins

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CS7/ 69 MR Full size French handmade violin (with black leather covered case)                                                                                        £1,450.00

 

Made in the workshop of Laberte-Humbert c1900 - 1910 35.8cm body length/32.75cm string length. Modelled on Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, spirit varnish. In good condition, no fractures, very well made and part of the Laberte middle range instruments. Strung with Pirastro Tonica strings.

 Has good depth of sound and carries well. A notably warm, pure tone. A.L.

 

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MV8/ 53B French violin,                                                                  £1,435.00

made in the workshop of Laberte-Humbert C 1910's labelled H. Clotelle and A la Ville de Cremone - Atelier de Lutherie fondee en 1780 

 A beautiful tone with a distinct brightness. Must be tried. Effortless feel to this violin. A.L.

 

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MV6/ 61a  French Mirecourt Violin circa 1900                                                                                                £1,411.00

 

 

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Full size "Reserve" Frank Lee violin 2-024. 2016 Series   Fully set up at Moseley Violins                                                                                            £1,410.00

Has a terrific rich and engaging tone which is instantly accessible. This instrument has a touch of class and warmth which matches its appearance. A.L.

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MV9/36 Full size German violin C1880-1890, made in the Lowendall workshop, labelled "Manufactured in Berlin copy of Stradavari" with Lowendall logo                     

                                                                                                        £1,297.00

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 Maestro 40A Violin 4/4 New modern making; Guarneri Model 

                                                  £1,185

 

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CS8/ 23 Full size French violin handmade in the "Caussin" workshop, Mirecourt (Vosges) C1890-1900, labelled: Copie de Iofredius Cappa in Saluzzio Anno 1640

                                                                                                                £1200.00

‘A wonderfully sweet mellow tone reflecting its age. Very satisfying to play.’ AL

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 Maestro 40A Violin 4/4 New modern making; Guarneri , 2016 Model          

 

                                                            £1,185.00

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NEW EASTMAN Master series "Guarneri" model, 2016 model                                                                                                   £1,138.00

 

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GEWA MUSIC,  Handmade violins in Germany, by Meister Luthier Marko Ackert                                                                     

 

£1,190.00   Check stock availability below

 

Available in 4 European city finishes; set up with Larsen Virtuoso strings

 

 

 

BERLIN Antik model: 2 in stock

 

 

PRAG Antik : currently o/s

 

 

ROM Antik model : temp out of stock

 

 

PARIS Antik model :temp out of stock

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VIOLINS under £1,000.00

 

New Eastman 501 TSP Premier Select ****, antique finish, instrument only 

£986.00     

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PA802                                                                                               £973.00

Paesold Violin

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NEW Gewa Maestro 10 Violin 4/4 French Model                                                                                                £857.00

 currently Out of Stock

 

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CS8/ 38b Full size Russian style violin labelled Rigat Rubus St Petersburg

£750.00     

 

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CS8/ 05 German/Austrian Violin circa 1870 - 1890             £750.00

 

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CS8/ 11 Full size German violin, labelled Jacob Stainer, C 1900-1910, branded on back. Available separately a shaped wooden violin case with blue cover       £700.00

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 Eastman VF005 Westbury "Antiqued"

Violin Outfit with bow and case                                                                     £584.00

 Back in stock

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NEW Hidersine DV 205 Reserve 4.4 Violin with Wittner Finetune Pegs  

temp out of stock           

£551.00    

 

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CS8/ 37c B.C Full size German violin. Workshop of Herman Dolling Markneukirchen 1930. With case only.

                                                                                                          £400.00

 

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STUDENT OUTFITS ( please check on availability) PRICE inc workshop

setting up

Eastman VF005 Westbury "Antiqued"

Violin Outfit with bow and case

£584.00
Eastman VF033 Westbury

Violin Outfit with bow and case

£439.00
NEW Piacenza Violin outfit with Hidersine oblong case and bow Fitted with Wittner geared  action pegs £429.00
NEW Piacenza Violin outfit with Hidersine oblong case and bow Fitted with ebony pegs in 4/4 & 3/4 £330.00
NEW Vivente  Violin outfit with Hidersine oblong case and bow Fitted with ebony pegs in . Available in 4/4, 3/3, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8 sizes £236.00
NEW Stentor Student II Violin Outfit with ebony fingerboard and pegs, case , rosin and bow Available in 4/4, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8 sizes £225.00
NEW Stentor Student I Violin Outfit with hardwood fingerboard and case , rosin and bow Available in  /4, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/10, 1/16, 1/32, & 1/64 sizes £182.00
 

 

Other second hand outfits available in shop - check on availability and sizes

 

 

 

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FRACTIONAL SIZED VIOLINS

 

We have added vital instrument measurements to our fractional sized violins for sale below.

You can check the dimensions of your violin and those for sale against the standard specification chart below. Please be aware that these specifications can vary greatly from instrument to instrument, and the chart is recommended as a guide to proportion of different sizes.

 

STANDARD VIOLIN SPECIFICATIONS CHART

 
 

Stentor/Hidersine student outfits

String Length mm Length of Back mm Mensur Stop Body mm Mensur Stop Neck mm Tailiece to bridge mm/Brand  
4/4  violin 328 356-358 195 130 55  
3/4 violin 302 330 180 126 51  
1/2 violin 285/286 310 170 120/122 44/46  
1/4 violin 256 279 156 110 40  

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MV8/ 96a 3/4 Handmade Romanian Violin made under the direction of Christian Gliga 2010   

                                                                                                          £950.00

‘A sweet mellow tone. Easy response greatly assists co-ordination. Has a lovely singing quality.’ AL

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
308 335 181 127 55 Wittner Dominant

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MV5/ 73a Three-quarter French handmade violin unlabelled , 1890-1900

                                                                                                          £800.00

‘A fine round tone with a good clean response. Rewarding to play.’ AL

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
305 335 180 124.5 54 /Wittner Vision
           

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MV7/ 52a Three-quarter French violin C 1890-1900 labelled JTL No 6 with oblong case and s/hand bow

                                                                                                         £761.00

‘Superb clarity and depth of tone. An effortless feel to this violin.’ AL

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
302 330 178 126 49 /Wittner Dominant

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MV7/ 11a est 8566 3/4 German Violin , Labelled Andreas Kohler Voigtland. Instrument only.

                                                                                                          £720.00

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
309 336 190 120 45 / Wittner Evah Pirazzi
           

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CS8/ 18 KB Three-quarter German violin C 1900's, Dresden style, instrument only, labelled "Repaired and Refinished par K.S. Basle Birmingham 2016"
                                                                                                    £475.00

‘A beautiful full size tone.Responds cleanly and articulately. Has a stunning tonal range.’ AL

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
311 335 185 124 44 / Wittner Alphayue
           

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MV6/ 73 3/4 Romanian s/hand violin , c 1920

                                                                                                           £320.00

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
309 334 182 125.5 52 /Wooden Hidersine
           

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MV7/ 83 Three quarter German violin C 1920's

                                                                                                          £300.00

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
310 331 184 126 44 / Wittner Vision

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CS 7/ 71d Three-quarter Romanian violin, C 1970's, (instrument only)                                                                                                         £213.00

 

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
308 339 183 126 53.5 / Wooden Alphayue

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CS8/ 07 Small bodied half size French violin (instrument only), handmade in the workshops of J.B Collin-Mezin, C 1880-1900                                        £850.00

 A very sweet clear sound from this small instrument. Would suit a deserving young person keen to make a good sound. A.L.

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
275 302 161 114.5 51 / Wittner Alphayue 

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MV8/ 32a S/hand 1/2 Jay Haide Violin with second hand Stentor shaped case                                                                                                     £495.00

‘The attractive warm sound easily produced lends to the appeal of this half size violin.’ AL

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
292 320 174 117.5 48 /Wood Dominant

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New V63 Luthes Paris 1/2 size Moderato inc set up at MV workshop                                                                                           £350.00

"A new instrument with good tone which will improve even more as the instrument is played and develops. A.L." 

 

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
287 308 170 119.5 41 /Wittner Resonance

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For fractional sized second-hand Violin Outfits from 1/16- 4/4; please visit our Student Outfits page

 

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