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We carry a selection of strings instruments from all over the world that includes everything from classic to electric, student to professional level. Most of our instruments our new and are regularly carried in stock, others we restore and are unique one time pieces. Please keep checking back as our stock is always turning and we will try to keep this updated.

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  • Strata Model 50 Student Violin https://www.cassandrastrings.com/1191-home_default/strata-model-50-student-violin-outfit.jpg
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    Strata Model 50 Student...

    $299.00

    The Strata Model 50 Student Violin is a perfect first violin!  Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted. Available 4/4-1/16. Outfit includes triangle foam case, wood bow, rosin and cleaning cloth.

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  • Strata Model 100 Student Violin https://www.cassandrastrings.com/1188-home_default/strata-model-100-student-violin-outfit.jpg
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    Strata Model 100 Student...

    $379.99

    The Strata Model 100 Student Violin is a perfect first violin!  Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted. Available 4/4-1/16. Outfit includes triangle foam case, wood bow, rosin and cleaning cloth.

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    Strata Model 50 Student...

    $394.99

    A perfect first viola! Set up and tonally adjusted in the US.  Available 12"-16".  Outfit includes triangle foam case, wood bow, rosin, and cleaning cloth.

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  • Strata Model 100 Student Violin https://www.cassandrastrings.com/1195-home_default/strata-model-100-student-viola-outfit.jpg
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    Strata Model 100 Student...

    $443.99

    A perfect first viola! Set up and tonally adjusted in the US.  Available 11"-16".  Outfit includes triangle foam case, wood bow, rosin, and cleaning cloth.

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  • Glasser Carbon Composite Acoustic Violin
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    Glasser Carbon Composite...

    $525.00

    Glasser Carbon Composite acoustic violins are revolutionary new instruments.  Glasser has long been a world leader in developing advanced products with the use of composite materials.  Glasser Carbon Composite instruments are the latest development. 

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  • Yamaha 4-String YEV Electric Violin https://www.cassandrastrings.com/530-home_default/yamaha-4-string-yev-electric-violin.jpg
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    Yamaha 4-String YEV...

    $610.00

    A new kind of electric violin taking its design inspiration from the organic beauty of wood, the simplicity of clean lines, and the comfort of light weight, combined with innovative Yamaha sound to create this gorgeous live-performance.

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  • Yamaha 5-String YEV105 Electric Violin https://www.cassandrastrings.com/524-home_default/yamaha-5-string-yev105-electric-violin.jpg
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    Yamaha 5-String YEV105...

    $665.00

    The Yamaha 5-String YEV105 Electric Violin is a new kind of electric violin taking its design inspiration from the organic beauty of wood, the simplicity of clean lines, and the comfort of light weight, combined with innovative Yamaha sound to create this gorgeous live-performance instrument.

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  • Kohr K500 Violin

    $675.00

    Kohr K500 Violin

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  • Otto Musica Model 268 Violin

    $699.99

    The Otto Musica Model 268 Violin raises the bar for student level instruments. They are carefully constructed to our specifications in Beijing and all set-up in our Algonquin workshop. The Otto Musica Model 668 Violin produces a higher tonal quality at a more competitive price.

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  • Glasser Carbon Composite Acoustic Viola
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    Glasser Carbon Composite...

    $705.00

    Glasser Carbon Composite violas are revolutionary new instruments.  Glasser has long been a world leader in developing advanced products with the use of composite materials.  Glasser Carbon Composite instruments are the latest development.

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  • Glasser AEX Carbon Composite Acoustic Electric Violin
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    Glasser AEX Carbon...

    $720.00

    The Glasser Carbon Composite Acoustic Electric violin combines the advanced technology of the acoustic instrument with state of the art electronics by Bartolini. This allows for the instrument to be played either acoustically or plug in to the Glasser Swordtail active chinrest system. The instrument is set up with Larsen strings and Planetary Pegs.

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  • Yamaha YSV104 Silent Electric Practice Violin black https://www.cassandrastrings.com/1005-home_default/yamaha-ysv104-silent-electric-practice-violin.jpg
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    Yamaha YSV104 Silent...

    $775.00

    Even without a resonant body, the SRT POWERED system faithfully reproduces the body resonance, sound and ambience of an acoustic violin. The YSV104 is an excellent choice for all players who want to practice quietly with acoustic violin tone.

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  • Strata Model 50 Laminate Student Cello https://www.cassandrastrings.com/1205-home_default/strata-model-50-laminate-student-cello-outfit.jpg
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    Strata Model 50 Laminate...

    $799.00

    A perfect first cello! Laminate construction for superior strength.  Set up and tonally adjusted in the US before shipping.  Available in 4/4-1/4.  Outfit comes with Strata Level 50 Padded Bag, Strata Level 50 Wood Bow, rosin, and cleaning cloth.

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  • Karl Thunemann Prelude Viola

    $840.00

    Karl Thunemann Student Viola.  Made in China.  Available in 15", 15 1/2" & 16" Models

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  • Yamaha Student Violin

    $845.00

    Yamaha Student Violin

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  • Karl Thunemann Prelude Violin

    $850.00

    The Karl Thunemann Prelude Violin is carefully constructed to our specifications in China.  Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted.  Karl Thunemann instruments produce a high tonal quality at a competitive price.

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  • Maple Leaf Model 140 Violin

    $879.00

    Maple Leaf Model 140 Violin

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  • Sacconi Strad Violin

    $900.00

    This Sacconi Strad Violin looks deceptively simple in appearance but the sound is unmatched at this price.  The tonewoods are hand selected for their incredible tap tones.  The workmanship and attention to detail are similar to that seen in fine Italian violins.  The varnish is simple yet elegant.  These instruments made one at a time by professional violin makers using the Sacconi measurements of Stradivarius violins are a culmination of five years of research in finding the perfect tonewoods matched with the ideal graduations and hand finished with spirit varnish. 

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  • Samuel Shen Model 80 Laminate Cello
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    Samuel Shen Model 80...

    $930.75

    Samuel Shen Model 80 Laminate Cello is purpose-built to perform in demanding school and rental environments.  Perfected laminating and varnishing techniques give your program unparalleled dependability and tone with minimal maintenance.

    Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted.

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  • Core Select Model 900 Violin

    $945.00

    Core Select Model 900 Violin

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  • Glasser Carbon Composite Acoustic Electric Violin
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    Glasser Carbon Composite...

    $960.00

    The Glasser Carbon Composite Acoustic Electric violin combines the advanced technology of the acoustic instrument with state of the art electronics by Bartolini.  This allows for the instrument to be played either acoustically or plugged into the Glasser Swordtail active chinrest system.  The instrument is set up with Larsen strings and Planetary Pegs.

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  • Yamaha Braviol Student Violin https://www.cassandrastrings.com/1751-home_default/yamaha-braviol-student-violin.jpg
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    Yamaha Braviol Student Violin

    $975.00

    Yamaha Braviol Student Violin

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  • Strata Model 100 Laminate Student Cello https://www.cassandrastrings.com/1202-home_default/strata-model-100-laminate-student-cello-outfit.jpg
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    Strata Model 100 Laminate...

    $979.99

    A perfect first cello!  Laminate construction for superior strength.  Set up and tonally adjusted in the US before shipping.  Available in 4/4-1/8. Outfit comes with Strata level 100 Padded Bag, Strata Level 100 Wood Bow, rosin, and cleaning cloth.

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  • Maple Leaf Vieuxtemps Violin

    $999.00

    Maple Leaf Vieuxtemps Violin

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  • Karl Thunemann Concert Violin

    $1,000.00

    The Karl Thunemann Concert Violin raises the bar for student level instruments.  Made in China.  Available in 4/4 only.

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  • Core Select Model 1330 Violin

    $1,000.00

    Core Select Model 1330 Violin

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  • Sacconi Strad Copy Viola

    $1,100.00

    The Sacconi Strad Copy Viola instruments raise the bar for student level instruments.  Made in China; available in 15", 15 1/2" & 16" models.

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  • Glasser Carbon Composite Acoustic Electric Viola
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    Glasser Carbon Composite...

    $1,185.00

    Glasser Carbon Composite violas are revolutionary new instruments.  Glasser has long been a world leader in developing advanced products with the use of composite materials.  Glasser Carbon Composite instruments are the latest development.

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  • Core Select Model 1625 Violin

    $1,200.00

    Core Select Model 1625 Violin

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  • Samuel Shen Model 150 Hybrid Cello https://www.cassandrastrings.com/1597-home_default/samuel-shen-model-150-hybrid-cello.jpg
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    Samuel Shen Model 150...

    $1,211.25

    The Samuel Shen Model 150 Hybrid Cello delivers both high quality tone and great durability.  It's the ideal instrument for advanced students, or beginners looking for a little more.

    Make it an outfit! Add a Kaces University cello bag and a Core 100 cello bow for only $150!

    Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted.

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  • Hofner Model 8 Violin

    $1,225.00

    Hofner Model 8 Violin

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  • Karl Thunemann Student...

    $1,250.00

    The Karl Thunemann Student Model Cello raises the bar for student level instruments.  Made in China.  Available in 4/4 only.

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  • Yamaha SV-200 SILENT Electric Violin https://www.cassandrastrings.com/996-home_default/yamaha-sv-200-silent-electric-violin.jpg
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    Yamaha SV-200 SILENT...

    $1,260.00

    The SV200 offers easy feedback-free amplification, effects, silent practice and more, with superb tone that approaches the quality of a high-quality acoustic violin. This is a perfect performance instrument for any venue.

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  • Yamaha AV7 Acoustic Violin

    $1,295.00

    Handcrafted from selected natural woods, the AV7G makes the ideal first instrument for beginners wanting a genuine violin.  Each instrument is carefully handcrafted and finished with special oil varnish shading that offers a lustrous appearance.  The lightweight tailpiece also features four fine tuners that provide first time players with ease of use they need as they start playing.

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  • Yamaha SVV-200 Silent Electric Viola
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    Yamaha SVV-200 Silent...

    $1,499.00

    The SVV200 features a unique blend of tradition and technology: the advantages of an electric instrument with acoustic playability and sound.  It’s “silent” so you can practice anywhere at any time, but it also shines in the studio or on stage.

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  • Karl Thunemann Symphony...

    $1,500.00

    Karl Thunemann Symphony Model Violin Series instruments raise the bar for student level instruments.  Made in China.  Available in 4/4 only.

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  • Samuel Shen Model 200 Cello https://www.cassandrastrings.com/1600-home_default/samuel-shen-model-200-cello.jpg
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    Samuel Shen Model 200 Cello

    $1,504.50

    The Samuel Shen Model 200 Willow cello has warmth and maturity well beyond its modest price point.  The soft willow back and ribs add a flexibility and forgiveness for heavy use in school and gigging environments.  The slab-cut willow is also beautiful to look at.

    Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted.

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  • Karl Thunemann Soloist Violin

    $1,700.00

    The Karl Thunemann Soloist Violin raises the bar for step-up instruments. Made in China.  Available in 4/4 only. 

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  • Karl Thunemann Concert...

    $1,750.00

    The Karl Thunemann Concert Model Cello raises the bar for student level instruments.  Made in China.  Available in 4/4 only.

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  • Yamaha SV-250 SILENT Electric Violin
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    Yamaha SV-250 SILENT...

    $1,765.00

    The SV250 is designed to meet the needs of the professional and high class amateur performer wanting amplified violin sound for all sorts of music. This violin establishes a new benchmark for sound quality and player comfort. With its weight of only around 500g it has the same weight like a traditional acoustic violin. The violinist can easily convert from his current acoustic to our new Silent Violin™. The innovative dual pick up system allows the performer to a blend the tone quality from edgy electric to a rich acoustic sound. The external control box contains a powerful pre-amp, master volume control, treble and bass tone controls, as well as quarter inch and XLR balanced outputs. Both models are crafted from seasoned flamed maple, spruce top and fit with ebony pegs, fingerboard.

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  • Samuel Shen Model 80...

    $1,825.00

    Strong laminate construction, attractive lacquer finish, tonal adjustment with high quality strings make this instrument a steal for the price!

    Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted.

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  • Yamaha SV-255 SILENT Electric Violin
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    Yamaha SV-255 SILENT...

    $1,845.00

    The SV255 is designed to meet the needs of the professional and high class amateur performer wanting amplified violin sound for all sorts of music. This violin establishes a new benchmark for sound quality and player comfort. With its weight of only around 500g it has the same weight like a traditional acoustic violin. The violinist can easily convert from his current acoustic to our new Silent Violin™. The innovative dual pick up system allows the performer to a blend the tone quality from edgy electric to a rich acoustic sound. The external control box contains a powerful pre-amp, master volume control, treble and bass tone controls, as well as quarter inch and XLR balanced outputs. Both models are crafted from seasoned flamed maple, spruce top and fit with ebony pegs, fingerboard.

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  • Sofia Sylvanus Violin

    $1,895.00

    For students “stepping up” to a quality instrument, there is no better choice than the Sofia Sylvanus Violin. 

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  • Yamaha AV10 Acoustic Violin

    $1,925.00

    Designed especially with younger performers in mind, the Yamaha AV10 Acoustic Violin is based on the same Stradivari inspired design as the YVN200S and YVN100S violins.  Each instrument features a hand-carved spruce top, maple sides and back, and a special hand applied shading oil varnish normally found only on higher-price instruments.

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  • Otto Musica Model 200 Cello

    $1,980.00

    A superb cello for advancing students.  This cello projects well, and has the refinement of a much more expensive instrument.

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  • Karl Thunemann MasterArt...

    $2,250.00

    The Karl Thunemann MasterArt Violin raises the bar for step-up instruments.  Made in Czech Republic, available in 4/4 only.

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  • German Maggini Copy Violin

    $2,500.00

    This German Maggini Copy violin is patterned after the famous Italian maker Giovanni Paolo Maggini, and has the hallmark double purfling around the top and back edges, but is missing the extra twist in the scroll.  Made in the early 1900's.

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  • Yamaha SVC-110SK SILENT Electric Cello
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    Yamaha SVC-110SK SILENT...

    $2,515.00

    Electric cello with superior feel and tone with an acoustic-body resonating chamber for professional stage & recording performance and silent practice.

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  • Core C34 Carved Cello

    $2,700.00

    Core C34 Carved Cello

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  • Sophia Florin Viola

    $2,850.00

    Sophia Florin Viola-Modified Stradivari Pattern.  Made in the American workshop of Sofia violins and Romania

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  • Fischer German Violin c1779

    $3,000.00

    Fischer German Violin.  Made in Germany, 1779.

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  • Samuel Shen Model 150...

    $3,200.00

    This hybrid comes in many forms, including violin cornered or gamba outlines, oil or lacquer varnish, and fully carved vs carved with thin protective veneer tops.

    Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted.

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  • Sofia Grande Violin

    $3,350.00

    The Sofia Grande violins and violas are hand crafted using our premium aged woods.  Highly skilled luthiers prepare these instruments to achieve exceptional tonal characteristics.

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  • Glasser Carbon Composite Acoustic Cello
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    Glasser Carbon Composite...

    $3,750.00

    Glasser Carbon Composite cellos are revolutionary new instruments.  Glasser has long been a world leader in developing advanced products with the use of composite materials.  Glasser Carbon Composite instruments are the latest development.

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  • Core Select Davidov Cello Copy

    $4,500.00

    Core Select Davidov Cello Copy.  Made in China, 2017.

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  • Samuel Shen Model 200 Fully...

    $4,800.00

    Our most popular fully carved bass!  "The willow" offers a lot of bass at a reasonable price.  It has a nice combination of willow warmth and flat back punch.

    Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted.

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  • Glasser Carbon Composite Acoustic Electric Cello
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    Glasser Carbon Composite...

    $5,400.00

    Glasser Carbon Composite cellos are revolutionary new instruments.  Glasser has long been a world leader in developing advanced products with the use of composite materials.  Glasser Carbon Composite instruments are the latest development.

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  • Lothar Semmlinger 134 Cello

    $6,000.00

    Lothar Semmlinger Model 134 Cello, C2006 is made in Germany from the finest selected aged wood and worked with the utmost care.  Master instrument made in the style of Stradivarius.

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  • Jiri Pavolny Ceruti Model Bass

    $6,800.00

    A perfect classical bass!  The Jiri Pavolny Ceruti Model Bass is an orchestral instrument from the Specialty Violin shop of Jiri Pavolny in Prague.

    Instruments are set up at the time of order and require approximately 5-10 days to be professionally set up and adjusted.

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  • Derwent Angier Violin c1984

    $8,000.00

    Derwent Angier Violin, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1984

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  • Didier Nicolas Violin c1816

    $10,000.00

    This Didier Nicolas Violin is the epitome of a French Violin; made in 1816.  Signature from the maker inside the violin on the back.  Near mint condition for a violin of this age.  Includes certificate from Lyon & Healy Company.

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  • Pollmann Fully Carved Bass...

    $10,000.00

    Pollmann Fully Carved Bass c1969- Germany

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  • Ernst Heinrich Roth Cello...

    $20,000.00

    Ernst Heinrich Roth Cello, c1924, Markneukirchen, Germany

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