Featured Instruments

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1888 Neuner & Hornsteiner 4/4 flatback 5 string

This magnificent sounding 1888 Neuner & Hornsteiner 4/4 flatback had a 5 string conversion procedure performed about 45 years ago and a scroll graft slight […]

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2004 Wilfer 7/8 model 11 carved back

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This 7/8 size 2004 violin corner model 11 carved back was sold by this shop in 2005 and used for 11 years by a professional […]

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ca. 1830 Arienti large 5/8 flatback

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This consignment ca. 1830 Arienti large 5/8 flatback bass is owned and was played professionally all over northern Italy. It was restored about 15 years […]

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ca. 1875 French 7/8 carved back

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This ca. 1875 French 7/8 carved back was last purchased in 1952 by an orchestral player who used it in various orchestras until a stroke […]

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2000 customized Kolstein Fendt

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This trade-in customized Kolstein Fendt model is a 7/8 Willow flatback that has had many performance upgrades over the 18 years that the first owner […]

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ca. 1895 Eastern European 7/8 flatback

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This consignment ca. 1895 Eastern European 7/8 flatback has been used most recently to play early music and in chamber orchestras. The spruce top is […]

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2000 Special Shen SB 300 7/8 for NAMM show

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This returning custom Shen SB 300 made for the NAMM show is my all-time favorite Shen bass ever in inventory. The spectacular woods were purchased […]

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ca. 1910 Harwood large 3/4 carved back

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This early 20th century “Harwood” model, originally sold through a Chicago area distributor, is a prime example of the fine german shop workmanship and top […]

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ca. 1924 Hawkes Panormo

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The consignment ca. 1924 Hawkes Panormo model (serial number 924) is in very clean and original condition. It responds with a profoundly powerful orchestral voice […]

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New Neolson Italian model violin corner 3/4

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This spectacular instrument was the special find of the January 2015 NAMM Show. Great material, classic design, and fine workmanship make this bass an especially […]