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This is the used and "Potpourri" page.
This page is for instruments that are ued or "one of a kind" or of special interest.
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Alto sax, Conn "Director" 1963, new pads, gd. cond.. $650.00
Alto SaxBuescher "Aristocrat" 1950s? Gd. Cond.
We always have a lot of student flutes, in gd. cond, and guaranteed. $various
The Violins below are arailable for inspection at our shop in Berkeley CA.
We do not ship them on approval.
Many from mid 19th to early 20th century
German Violin, circa 1950, with bow and case.Price: $650.00 BMI-RON
A German 3/4 violin, circa 1900, (13-1/8 inches) red brown on gold field, two-piece back of small curl, plain ribs and sides, narrow grained table. Price: $225.00 .BMI-P897(276d-4).Old Saxon Violin, circa 1780, length of base 14 inches (356 mm).Mellow 18th century tone. One-piece slab-cut back of faint horizontal curl, faint curl on the ribs, the neck plain. Eye of scroll inlaid with elk or deer antler, saddle made of same material, minor repaired worm holes on neck and fingerboard, body in excellent condition. Light brown varnish on golden ground. Handmade matched chin rest, tail piece, tailpiece pin with inlaid old ivory circles.
Price $850.00 . P597(368a-18)
Old English 18th century violin, bearing the handwritten date 1793 and a signature in the interior and bearing a repairer’s label stating “English violin dated 1793, Lynn, Holbeck & Co. Valuers, 1892, valuation 179 pounds.”Full-size 14 inch (35.6 cm) L.O.B.one-piece back, possibly pear, matching ribs, 19th century neck, table of bold grain, yellow brown color, unsuccessfully overvarnished in mid-to late 19th century with crackled piano varnish, which was recently carefully stripped back to the original layers of varnish, and lightly french polished for protection. Price:$1,250.00 Reduced to $675.00
Early French Violin, circa 1750-1790, School of Pierray. Length of base 13-7/8 inches (353mm). Two-piece back of medium curl, matching ribs and scroll, broad-grained table. Red brown color. Superb tone and balance. Price: $950.00.
Reduced to $650.00 BN297(334-28) BMI
Jay Haide (Ifshin/Lin) student violin, 1995. Length of base, 14 inches (356 mm.).An excellent student violin, good projection, characteristic of Jay Haide instruments. Orange/brown finish, good condition. Price:$650.00,. LME-906-string, Vega banjo from the 60s. Gd Cond. $800.00. ( photos )An attractive German Violin, circa 1900, double purfled, made for export to England, bearing the label “Richard Peat, manufacturer and importer of musical instruments (opposite post office) Tibshelf, Alfreton, Derbyshire, wholesale list, nearly 200 illustration, post free.”Full size 14 inch LOB (35.4 cm), attractive f-holes, light golden orange brown color, attractive, well chosen wood. Price:$875.00. P298(267-39). BMI
A French Violin by J. Thibouville-Lamy, circa 1900, labelled Amatus, full size 14-1/8 inch LOB (35.9 cm), Nicola Amati model, attractive 2-piece back of bold flame, the ribs and scroll fainter, tight to medium graioned table with Baroque proportions,orange yellow brown color. Price: $1,500.00 P298(263-33)(LE5) BMI
A good German Violin of the Lowendall Dresden School, circa 1900, in excellent condition and good even tone, full size14-1/8 inch LOB (36.3cm), red brown varnish on gold field, well chosen wood, two piece back of attractive mediuum curl, with matching ribs and scroll, table of tight to medium grain, a good example. Price: $2,250.00. P298(114-82)BMI
A good Breton family Violin, Mirecourt, circa 1860, branded Breton Brevete, de S.A.R.Ma.Breton, on the interior and “Breton” incised on the button, full size 14-3/16 inch LOB (36.1cm), handsome one-piece back and ribs of faint narrow curl, scroll plain, table of even medium grain, golden orange brown varnish, a good example in good condition. Price: $ 3,250.00. P298(76-75) BMI ( PHOTO )
A fine German Violin, circa 1790-1810, in excellent condition, the two-piece back of choice wood of narrow curl, matching ribs, an attractive scroll, grafted circa 1820 and well matched to the body, quality brown varnish, an excellent example of the post-Viotti early German strad model.LOB 13-15/16 inches (35.3 cm). Price: $4,500.00. BN298 (97-90) BMI
An attractive Saxon Violin, circa 1790, full size 14-1/4" (36.1cm), bearing the label Laurentius Storioni reftauravit Cremonae 1790, brown color, sweet tone, nice condition. Price: $3,500.00. BN298(116-64). BMI
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