We offer a curated selection of professionally restored vintage violins, with something to fit every budget. In-home trials and shipping available. Text or call (337) 534-4436 for more info, sound clips or more detailed pictures. You can also send us a message.

Vintage violins

Harwood






Vintage European violin from 1910 with enchanting flame on a one-piece maple back. Labeled "Harwood," a brand name used by J.W. Jenkins & Son Music Company in Kansas City, Missouri, for imported instruments.

SOLD

J.W. Pepper






Vintage violin with a lovely one-piece quilted maple back. Labeled J.W. Pepper, a Philadelphia, PA, firm that imported European instruments in the early 20th century .

$989

Roth and Lederer






Vintage Guarneri pattern violin from the Roth and Lederer company, which operated in Markneukirchen, Germany, in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

$1,500

Frantisek Duchon






From the Czech workshop of Frantisek Duchon. Dated 1924. Powerful sound and comfortable to play. Great condition. Comes with L.R. Baggs pick-up installed.

$1,600

French J.T.L. violin






Vintage Mirecourt violin from Jérôme Thibouville-Lamy. Strad pattern with a two-piece back.

$1,650

French violin






Vintage J.T.L. violin from Mirecourt, France. Bid, deep sound. Wittner geared pegs. Set up with Evah Pirazzi strings.

SOLD

Vintage European






Nice old workshop violin restored with a new bass bar. Big, even tone. Excellent condition. Labeled "F. Saga Zurich."

$2,000

Vintage violin






Early 20th century violin with a deep, bold tone. Reddish-brown varnish. Slab cut maple back. Unlabeled but characteristic of an American maker.

$2,400

German violin






Nicely antiqued German workshop violin in great condition. Dark tone, good response and easy playability.

$2,750

Heberlein






Beautiful German violin in great condition from the Heberlein workshop. Labeled Heinrich Theodore Heberlein Jr., Markneukirchen, 1911, with the Heberlein mark stamped on the inside back.

$3,950

Guarneri model






Late 19th century Guarneri model with widely flamed two-piece maple back. Clean, well-rounded sound.

$4,000

John Juzek






Well-preserved vintage European instrument from the Juzek workshop in Czechoslovakia. Labeled John Juzek, Violinmaker in Prague, 1934. One-piece back.

SOLD

Gustav August Ficker






Guarneri copy made in Germany for William Lewis and Son. Dated 1956 on the label. Beautifully flamed two-piece maple back with matching ribs and neck. Tightly grained spruce top. Rich, luxurious tone. A joy to play.

$4,250

Paul Beuscher






Classic French Strad pattern violin with tasteful one-piece back. Dated 1942 and labeled "Paul Beuscher." The Beuscher label was used on instruments of wide-ranging quality. This one is on the high end.

$6,000

Didier Nicolas






19th century French violin from the Didier Nicolas workshop in Mirecourt. One-piece back. This is one of two D. Nicolas instruments we have in the shop.

$9,200

French violin






18th century French violin attributed to Louis Guersan. Golden-brown varnish with a high arch and widely flamed one-piece maple back.

$9,250 (IN RESTORATION)

Paul Kaul






Stunning early 20th century French instrument from luthier Paul Kaul. Big, brilliant sound from a slightly larger than average violin. Labeled, "Paul Kaul, no 108, Nantes an 1919." Certificate by Jean-Jacques Rampol.

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Roth violin






1929 Guarneri pattern violin from the Ernst Heinrich Roth workshop in Markneukirchen, Germany. Pristine condition with well flamed two-piece maple back.

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D. Nicolas






Early 1800s French violin from the Didier Nicolas workshop in Mirecourt. This is one of two D. Nicolas violins we have in the shop.

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