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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.
Click on any of the pictures to get a larger more detailed viewUsed Instruments:
We always have a lot of student flutes, in good cond, and guaranteed. $various
The Violins below are available 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
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) BMIAn 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 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
A good old Violin, circa 1800, Duke school, labelled Mathias Klotz, Lautenmacher in Mittenwaldt, anno 1709, full size 14 inches (35.5cm) LOB, with an attractive one-piece back of faint broad curl, medium curl ribs, the original scroll grafted to a newer neck, nice tone. Old minor table repair, including a soundpost patch put in in an abundance of caution (there is no soundpost crack) Price:$3,500.00 P298(222-59) BMI
Old Caussin Vosges Violin, circa 1880, full size 14-1/8 inch LOB (36.2cm)attractive golden orange brown varnish, two-piece back of attractive symetrical curl, matching ribs and neck, two-piece table of tight to medium grain, minor crack repair near lower button block, otherwise good condition, classic Voisgien tone. Price: $950.00 . P298(272-28). BMI
Hammond H-111 Organ, late 60s, Upper and lower key beds, draw bars, 26 bass pedals, bench.
Temple Blocks A couple of them have tape on them like there's a crack under it. There are 19 in all.
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