Fine Old Instruments

Violins, violas, and cellos as fine as those of Antonius Stradivarius and Joseph Guarnerius del Gesu have been offered through the shop, as well as many other fine Italian, French, and German instruments.
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VIOLINS
Gagliano, Nicolo – Naples – 1777
Gagliano, Nicolo - Naples - 1777

Nicolas Lupot – Paris, France – 1798
Nicolas Lupot, Paris – 1798

Carcassi, Lorenzo – Florence – c1770
Carcassi, Lorenzo - Florence - c1770

ITALIAN: David Pizzurnus – Genoa – c1765, Antonio Gragniani – Liburni – 1777, Antonio Pelizon – Gorizia – 1845, Nicolo Bianchi – Paris – 1855, Lorenzo Ventapane – Naples – 1850

VIOLAS
Fratelli Fiori – Modena, Italy – 1812
Fratelli Fiori - Modena 1812

Johann Adam Poepel – Bruck, Germany – c1660
Johann Adam Poepel - Bruck, Germany - c1660

SWEDISH: Erick Wallberg – Linkoping – 1822

CELLI
Joseph Schandl – Mittenwald, Germany – 1875
Joseph Schandl - Mittenwald 1875

Nicolo & Josef Gagliano – Naples, Italy – 1775
Nicolo & Josef Gagliano - Naples, Italy - 1775

Abraham Prescott – Deerfield, NH USA – c1825 – find out more
Abraham Prescott - Deerfield, NH USA - c1825

ITALIAN: Pietro Messori – Modena – 1751, Giacinto Fasoli – Chieti – 1845