Betts Workshop Small Viola, circa 1803


Since we started specialising in small violas, we’ve been consistently surprised by the quality of London instruments, particularly Betts and Forster. Here’s another example, a lovely Betts Shop viola with a big and beautiful sound.

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Small Betts viola

Length of back 38.7cm, vibrating string length 35.4cm

J&A Beare Receipt, 1969

Ref: SR72

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