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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/ 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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CS8/ 53a Full size English handmade violin by William Terrence McCool, Newark on Trent 1975,                                                                                                          £5,000.00

"Projects well. Very well balanced throughout the range- this violin possesses a rich pleasing tone"

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).           £3,850.00

Possesses a full radiance of tone with instant effect. Lovely chamber music instrument.  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)                                                              Price upon enquiry
 
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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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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Replica of The Messiah 1716 Made by award winning Beijing Maker: Xue Ping Hue

Limited edition no 1 of 10 Set of with Larsen Tzigani strings. 

                                                                                                   £2,664.00

 

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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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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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CS8/ 52a  English handmade violin by John Alexander, 1967 Birmingham, No 26             £1,800.00

 

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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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Premier Select ***** WV640G copy Guarneri "Ole Bull" from Barnes & Mullins    £1,610.00

"Premier Select ‘Ole Bull’ A fine modern instrument with fine open sound and great responses. Hidden depths of tone. Great potential."

A.L.

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MV9/ 77g Full size German violin, manufactured in Kreuznach in the Wolff brothers workshop C 1889, Class 1 A No 2735, 35.20 cms                                     £1,581.00

"A glowing tone. There is a brilliance emerging from all four strings in complete harmony with one another. "

A.L.

 

 

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

"Has a bright sweet tone easily accessed throughout the range."

 A.L.

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Maestro 50 Series from GEWA Music , Germany Violin                                                                   £1,337.00

 

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Jay Haide "A L'ancienne" Chinese-American handmade "antiqued" violin, copy of Guadagnini model.                                                                           £1,332.00

 

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

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

                                                                                                   £1,200.00

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Premier Select *****WV400EW Copy of Edwin Whitmarsh 1930 violin.

Instrument only                                                                            £1,200.00

"A finely crafted instrument with sweet clarity and considerable  depth "

A.L.

 

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

                                                                                                     £1,185.00

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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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Frank Lee, Shanghai 2010 Series W-29, one piece back, Guarneri copy inspired                                                                                   £1,084.00

"This instrument produces a sweet and ringing tone with exciting potential as it matures."

 A.L.

 

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CS7/92 French violin c1885 imported though Craigs ofAberdeen        £1050.00

 

     

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MV5/ 74b Full size French violin labelled "Mansuy a Paris" (trade mark) made in the Jerome Thibouville-Lamy workshops in Mirecourt circa 1900             £1050.00

 

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CS8/ 54 4/4 German violin C1890-1900 with carved human head and also branded Treagar of 98 Cheapside London below back button                                                      £1,020.00

"Considered a mark of craftmanship, this ornamental carved scroll adds interest to an instrument which has a sweet , soft tone"

A.L.

 

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Premier Select ***** B&M WV400ESEF Violin made of European Woods, one piece back, Stradivari model, Batch No                                                                                         £1,016.00

 

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VIOLINS under £1,000.00

 

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

£986.00     

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Premier Select****, B & M "WV400SBF" Stradivari model" , Boxwood fittings.  W102   

"A Lovely pure tone- speaks effortlessly, makes this violin special" A.L.                                                           £965.00

 

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MV5/ 29c   French v olin by Paul Mangenot             £950.00

 

     

 

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MV9/ 89b Est.12512 Handmade Violin by G L Hough, 1995, Stourbidge             £950.00

 

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MV9/ 79c 4/4 Violin, made in Germany (in French Style) c 1890, with new Dominant String set, new Chin Rest, cracks repaired.                                     £875.00

 

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Gewa Maestro 10 Violin 4/4 French Model                                                                                                £857.00

 currently Out of Stock

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MV9/ 68a French Violin, c 1925 , fitted with Wittner pegs               £853.00

 

     

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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/ 60KB Full size Maidstone violin Circa 1910, mint condition (instrument only)                                                                           £600.00

 

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 Eastman VF005 Westbury "Antiqued"

Violin Outfit with bow and case                                                                     

Back in stock

                                                                                               £584.00

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MV9/ 77b  Full size Romanian violin C 1930, 36 cms.             &pound684.00

 

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MV9/ 98 Premier Select Hidersine DV 205 4/4 Violin with Wittner Finetune Pegs  

          1 year old as new condition ( New price £551.00)

£450.00    

 

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Hidersine SWV100SRA Venezia Violin in Antique finish with oblong case and bow      £467.00 Temp out of stock

 

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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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PA802 7/8 Violin Paesold Violin

                                                                                              £973.00

 

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
318 350     55 Wittner Tonica
 

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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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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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Special offer MV9/ 06a 2nd hand 1/4 Luthes-Paris" Moderato" Violin, C 2011 with faulty case and used bow.                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                             £300.00

String Length mm Length of Back mm  Body Stop mm  Neck Stop mm Tailpiece to bridge mm/Brand Strings 
254 277 150 103 37/Fine Tuner Tailpiece Vision

 

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

 

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