Edmund Paulus

A good German violin by Edmund Paulus, Markneukirchen circa 1900 £4500

The Paulus workshop was amongst the most important workshops in Markneukirchen during the period before the first world war, producing instruments largely for the middle range of the export market to the United States. This is a very typical example…

 

A Good German Violin

A good Markneukirchen violin, circa 1890 £6,500

A violin made in Markneukirchen around the period 1880-1910 by one of the many small workshops producing instruments for the higher end of the commercial market. Whilst some of the larger workshops are easily identifiable and well labelled, there is…

 

Luthiers de la Dyle

A contemporary violin by Les Luthiers de la Dyle, Stradivari model. £2750

I’m very proud to represent Les Ateliers de la Dyle in London. These handmade instruments are made according to a rigorous process of design, material selection and quality control in Romania and are finished off in Brussels before being set…

 

Luthiers de la Dyle

A contemporary violin by Les Luthiers de la Dyle, del Gesu model. £2750

I’m very proud to represent Les Luthiers de la Dyle in London. These handmade instruments are made according to a rigorous process of design, material selection and quality control in Romania and are finished off in Brussels before being set…

 

Hawkes & Son

A good violin for Hawkes & Son, Piccadilly, circa 1910. £4,500

Hawkes & Sons (Boosey & Hawkes after 1930) were a very successful company selling orchestral sheet music and specialising in military band instruments, established in 1865 and setting up an instrument factory in Edgware, North London. Violins sold by Hawkes…

 

Atelier Meteney

Handmade violoncello by the Atelier Meteney, Brussels. £8,000

We have been looking for the ideal professional ‘second’ cello on the market for under £5000 and instruments by Les Ateliers de la Dyle is the best cello we’ve found for the price, making it a fabulous intermediate instrument to take students all the way through grade 8, and into university or amateur orchestras.