JB LeFebvre Violin, Amsterdam 1760

This is a rare and very pretty violin by the 18th century Dutch maker Jacques LeFebvre – it’s a superb sounding instrument in good restored condition.
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A Fine Anonymous Violin, mid 19th Century

A Fine Anonymous Violin, mid 19th Century

This is a violin which has so far resisted all attempts at identification. Made in the copy style, most likely by the Dollenz family in Trieste, it’s an outstanding concert instrument with a rich, complex, bright voice.
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Paul Bailly Violin, London 1890

Paul Bailly Violin, London 1890

This is a very good violin by Paul Bailly, one of the select group of makers to have worked for JB Vuillaume. It’s a very attractive instrument in great condition, with a full and responsive sound.
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Caspar Strnad Violin, Prague circa 1800

Caspar Strnad Violin, Prague circa 1800

Everyone who deals in violins and bows has their little obsession, and mine is the Prague school, in particular the instruments made by Strnad and his apprentices and followers. And this particular violin is about as good as they get…
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Gand & Bernardel Violin, Paris 1885

Gand & Bernardel Violin, Paris 1885

Gand & Bernardel were the pre-eminent French violin-makers of the late 19th century. Here we have a great sounding violin made by them in 1885 and still in outstanding condition.
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Calcagni Workshop Violin, Genoa circa 1750, Genoa circa 1750

Calcagni Workshop Violin, Genoa circa 1750

This is a rare and interesting Genoese violin from the mid 1700s in a wonderful state of preservation and with an outstanding tone. The head is probably not original to the violin.
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Jacques-Pierre Thibout Violin, Paris 1825

Jacques-Pierre Thibout Violin, Paris 1825

Jacques-Pierre Thibout is perhaps the most artistic of the Parisian makers. He was a contemporary of Nicholas Lupot, and if he had made faithful Strad copies rather than pursuing his own model he would probably be the better known maker. Here we have a beautiful example in immaculate condition – definitely the finest Thibout I have seen and the best sounding too.
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Ferrucio Varagnolo Violin, Milan 1911

Ferrucio Varagnolo Violin, Milan 1911

An exceptional Italian violin by one of the most talented makers of the Bisiach shop, Ferrucio Varagnolo – very attractive, a great size, and a beautifully balanced sound. This violin is featured in Dmitry Gindin’s recent book “The Modern Italian Violin Makers”.
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G B Gaibisso Violin, Alassio 1949

G B Gaibisso Violin, Alassio 1949

This is a beautiful modern Italian violin by GB Gaibisso, a lesser known but very talented Ligurian maker. It’s in perfect condition and has a great sound.
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