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We cannot over emphasize the importance of the correct set up of a Violin. The work must be carried out by an experienced Violin maker in order that the instrument fulfills both its playing and tonal potential.

All our Violins are carefully set up and adjusted in our workshop.

 

Restalls Ltd violins in cabinet

 

New violins (Instrument only)

We have selected the following range of Violins from the many available because we believe they represent the best quality and value in each of the price ranges. They are all fitted with solid ebony fingerboards and ebony, rosewood or Wittner Fine Tune pegs.

We have a good selection of modern Chinese instruments from £595 to £1000


violin VB1Model VB1

This shows the excellent value of modern Chinese work. It is antique finished and superb value for money. We further refine fittings and set up in our workshop. It is fitted with Corelli Crystal or Pirastro Tonica strings.

Suitable for around Grade 5-6 level.

Price £595



violin VG1Model VG1a

This shows the excellent value of modern Chinese work. It is antique finished and superb value for money. We further refine fittings and set up in our workshop. It is fitted with Corelli Crystal or Pirastro Tonica strings.

 

Suitable for around Grade 5-6 level.

Available 4/4, 3/4 & 1/2 sizes

Price £895



violin VG2Model VG2

Hand made in China, these violins are excellent value for money. They have the appearance of an old instrument, being antique finished. They are further refined in our own workshop and fitted with Corelli Crystal strings.

 Suitable for around Grade 7 plus.

Price £995

violin VG2

Jay Haide violin frontJay Haide Violin

Fully set up in our workshop
Wittner tailpiece tuner or Wittner fine tune pegs
Evah Pirazzi strings

Suitable for grade 8 plus

Price £1,675

Jay Haide violin back

Restelli BravuraRestelli Bravura

A violin from our own range of specially selected instruments. Beautifully hand made to a very high standard in a respected Beijing workshop. Very convincing antiqued varnish and a fine sound. Bergonzi model. Evah Pirazzi strings.

Suitable for around Grade 8 level.

Price £1,925

Restelli Bravura

The Wessex English Violin - frontModel N606

The 'Wessex' English violin built in this country. A well made violin at a reasonable price. Larsen strings.

 

Price £2,500

The Wessex English Violin - back

violin by Elspeth RoweViolins by Elspeth Rowe

Elspeth Rowe is a very experienced maker. Her instruments are beautifully made and tonally excellent.

Price £4000

violin by Elspeth Rowe

violin by Martin RestallViolins by Martin Restall

Time for making Violins in our workshop is very limited due to the pressure of repair work. However, occasionally instruments are available. These are usually modelled after Guarneri.

Price around £7,000

There may also be a few earlier examples available at lower prices.

violin by Martin Restall

Older Violins

We keep an extensive range of older Violins from around £850 to about £30,000.

Currently we have stock of well over 100 instruments. Our stock is constantly changing and only a few examples can be listed below to give a flavour of what we have to offer. In addition to these we have a selection of older small sized Violins. These normally range in price from around £500 to £2,000.


Violin of German makeMS1154

Violin of German make c1890

£895

Violin of German make

Violin of French make labelled Jules DuboisMSC980

Violin of French make labelled Jules Dubois 1937

Price £3,000

Violin of French make labelled Jules Dubois

Violin of French make labelled Roumais c 1890MSC1175

Violin of French make labelled Roumais c 1890

Price £3,250

Violin of French make labelled Roumais c 1890

Violin of English make c1800MS966

Violin of English make c1800

Price £3,950

violin

violinMS1156

Violin of Italian make by G. Nonini 1944

Price £8,250

violin


violinN279

A Northern Italian violin c1780

Price £9,000

violin


Violin of English make by T Kennedy c1820MS510

Violin of English make by T Kennedy c1820

Price £14,000

Violin of English make by T Kennedy c1820

Edward PamphilonMSC 1281

English fine violin by Edward Pamphilon c1670

P.O.A.

Edward Pamphilon back

Violin by Sebastian Vuillaume - frontMSC 1327

French violin by Sebastian Vuillaume 1839
Fine condition. BEARE certificate.

P.O.A.

Violin by Sebastian Vuillaume - back