MODERN MAKERS 

In House from the workshops at  MOSELEY VIOLINS

Makers:

 Francois Bignon

We have two samples of Francois  work ,a 3/4 and 4/4 violin . Perfect opportunity to own a instrument made by Francois.

David Bruce Johnson : Violectra

Now in his 22nd year of making electric violins

Made in Birmingham: Sold throughout the world

 

BRITISH & EUROPEAN VIOLIN MAKERS ( images below)

We are building up our selection of contemporary British makers work from the workshops of:

VIOLINS

AKOS BALAZS Violins...a selection from this fine Hungarian Maker
new! JOHN LANGSTAFFE Violin, 2011

JOHN LANGSTAFFE Violin, 2003 SOLD

JOHN REED and JAMES BEATLEY, Dublin , 2006

FRANCOIS BIGNON, Birmingham, 3/4 Violin 1993 & 4/4 Violin, 1998

JOHN CRESSWELL, 1998, Sutton Coldfield, 4/4 Violin

BERNARD GAMMON, 1993, Birmingham: 4/4 violin

VIOLAS

WILLIAM H. LUFF, 16 1/4" Viola 1972

AKOS BALAZS Viola 15 5/8 "

HARRY DOBBS, 1975, 16 1/8" Viola

I K HIGHFIELD, 2005, Birmingham,  16 1/8" Viola

ANTHONY NICKOLDS, 1992, Birmingham, 16" Viola SOLD

BARRY OLIVER, 1993, Washington, 16 3/8" Viola

CELLOS

WILLIAM PIPER, 2006, Worcs, 4/4 Cello

G CAMPBELL ,1985, Hereford, 4/4 Cello

JAMES NELSON Cello ...In workshop under restoration

We recently sold three violins made by James Nelson , violin maker in London in the 1890's and 1920's. James Nelson was particularly interested in making violin varnish which he sold at the time and the thicknessing of plates

DOUBLE BASS

AKOS BALAZS...Handmade basses of distinction

Georg Thir model; Unique Flat back model

Italian Model: Carved arch-back with corners

 

VIOLINS

Violin By John Reed and James Beatley , Dublin , 2006              £5,500.00

 

Violin by John Langstaff , 2003                                                         £5,500.00

 

 

JOHN CRESSWELL

CS5/ 55         A Hand made violin by reputed local maker; John Cresswell,

Sutton Coldfield, 1998                                                                     £3,250.00

 

 

Violin Gold Series       £ 2, 400.00

 

 

 

 

FRANÇOIS BIGNON

A 4/4 Violin, Guarneri Copy, handmade by Francois Bignon , 1998                  £ 1,900.00         

 A rare opportunity to own this beautifully handmade violin made by S. Birmingham's own , Francois Bignon                                                                                                                                

 
 

 

CS2/93 Handmade  3/4 Violin , £1,300.00 Reduced offer at £1,150.00                 

 by Francois Bignon C1992 , Birmingham,

Unique handmade, modelled after Goffriller, oil varnish

 

STEVE GIBBONS, NOTTINGHAM

CS3 /86B Modern English Handmade,

Viewing by appointment                                                       £1,650.00

Hand made by Steve Gibbons, Nottingham, England 1993 . Student at Newark school of Violin Making, Nottingham ,Re-sale in good playing condition...

 

BERNARD GAMMON, BIRMINGHAM

CS2/47                                                                                 £1,550.00 now £1,300.00

Modern English Making by Bernard Gammon , Birmingham  1993   

Copy of the Guarneri "Kreisler"                   

VIOLAS

Viola  16 1/4" by William H. Luff, 1972                                              £10,0000

For a limited time there is an opportunity to purchase this outstanding British maker's work

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16 1/2" Viola made by BARRY OLIVER, WASHINGTON , 1993
 

A Fine example of this modern English maker; former pupil of Morassi, in Cremona, during the 1960's. Made in 1993, this Del Gesu Guarneri model  is a full 16 1/2 " body, handmade and hand finished.                                                                                                                                                £8,500.00

 

 

CS5/ 86   16" Viola by Anthony Nickolds, 1992                               SOLD

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I K HIGHFIELD, BIRMINGHAM

A fine example of handmade 16 1/8" lob Viola, made by I K Highfield 1985,         

£2,500.00

 

 
 

AKOS BALAZS, HUNGARY

  Hand made SILVER SERIES VIOLA by AKOS BALAZS, Budapest, Hungary

Another fine example of beautiful hand making from our Hungarian maker, Akos Balazs                                                                                         £1,954.00

 

 

HARRY DOBBS

CS4/ 93 16 1/8" Viola   Made by Harry Dobbs,  1975                  £1,900.00

 

 

CS3/86C Modern Handmade, "as new" condition           

Please telephone to arrange an appointment to view/try this instrument.

English Viola, 1992, by Steve Gibbons (Newark School)  labelled

"the flying merekle"

16 1/8" / 40.7 cm l.o.b. Clear orange red varnish, set up with Obligato strings.

 

CELLOS

 

CS5 45                                                                                            £ 4,650.00

Cello by E F Lant, Sevenoaks, No 441, Anno 1976

 

WILLIAM PIPER

CS5/ 01                                                                    £5,000.00 reduced to £4,200.00

Cello handmade by English maker, William Piper, Bromsgrove, Worcs., 2006.

 Excellent condition and strong "large sound" with good projection.

 

GORDON CAMPBELL, HEREFORD

CS5/ 49  A 4/4 Violin cello No9 by Gordon Campbell, 1985 Hereford                                                                                                               £3,200.00

 

 

Akos Balazs  Violin Maker from Budapest Hungary

We are pleased to be the dealers of the work from this excellent Hungarian violin Maker

 

Cello Gold Series      Gagliano £ 4,900.00

 

 

 

Cello Silver Series      Gagliano

 

 

£ 3,800.00

 

 

DOUBLE BASS

Bass Gold Series    Viennese model     £,7,200.00 in stock
 

Double Bass Gold Series English model ( with corners)         £7,200.00 * to order

 

Double Bass Gold Series Italian model ( with corners)      7,200.00 in stock

All prices are subject to change without notice