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Wanted
Wanted: Tuner pick-up
Wanted: Tuner pick-up adapted with jack to fit older android or iPhones. A number were made by Peter Payzant and sold at several Conclaves. Click here for email address.
For Sale : Viols
For Sale: 6-string bass viol
Bass viola da gamba (2018), 6 string (68cm) by Timothy Johnson. Perfect condition. Local pick up or I'll deliver within one day's drive from western NC. It has a beautiful, full, easy sound. It is a smaller bass viol and gently played in, but, continues to open up. Four gut strings and two silver wound. Included are extra strings and an Oasis humidifier. It does not include a bow.
Details: Six string division viol with a 680 mm string length and 640mm body length. The bouts measure 300mm, 233mm, and 370mm. It has a carved dolphin head and decorative relief carving on the pegbox. There is Baroque chinoiserie inlay on fingerboard and tailpiece in pear, bloodwood, and ebony. It has a golden brown varnish and unstained boxwood pegs. Click here for email address.

For Sale: 7-string bass viol
I am selling my Charlie Ogle 7-string bass viol (Bertrand model, 71 cm). A small adjustment was made last year to the curvature of the bridge to facilitate playing on the outside top and bottom strings. Asking price $2450. Includes a soft case. Photos available upon request. Click here for email address.

For Sale: 5-string pardessus by Charlie Ogle
5-string pardessus by Charlie Ogle, 2006 with bow (unstamped) and a soft carrying case, asking $1400 all together. Photos available upon request. Local pick-up only in San Diego, CA. Click here for email address.

For Sale: bass viol
1972 Uebel bass viola da gamba. $5000. Contact seller for photos. Click here for email address.

For Sale: treble viol by Wesley Brandt
Treble viol by Wesley Brandt, 2005, with Grabenstein bow and hard case; prefer to sell all together; asking $10,000. Photos available upon request. Local pick-up only in San Diego, CA. Click here for email address.

For Sale: bass viol by Charlie Ogle
Small bass viol by Charlie Ogle, 2004, with hard case. Asking $3,000. Photos available upon request. Local pick-up only in San Diego, CA. Click here for email address.

For Sale: bass viol
6-string Lu-Mi bass viol, 65 cm length, 2006, with geared pegs (pegheds), hard and soft cases, plus 2 each D-2 and A-1 replacement strings. Additionally, an outstanding Karl Roy bow, 69 gms. $4,000 Click here for email address.

For Sale: tenor viol
I own an exquisite tenor viol, which I purchased from viol maker Robert Foster in Somerset, England, in September 2009. It is a bent front tenor, after Henrey Jaye, with a lovely rosette and purfled C holes. It is the envy of the tenor players in the Seattle viol world. it has a Kingman case and a fine ebony bow by H.F. Grabenstein I need to sell it as I can longer play it properly. It's price in 2009 was $6497 U.S. It is in fine condition, and I believe it is worth considerable more today. Click here for email address.

For Sale: 2012 Lu Mi tenor viola da gamba
Lu Mi 2012 tenor viola da gamba is for sale. A fantastic instrument which is in excellent/brand new condition. Strings and frets are new and the shiny gloss is still present. The instrument comes with a hard case and is priced at $2900. Reduced/free shipping is available as long as the shipping distance is not too far. Pictures are available as well as seller sale references. Click here for email address.

For Sale: 7-string bass viol
Viola da Gamba bass, 7 strings, 25.5”, 1997
Luthier: Motek Leeuwarden (100% handmade in Germany), carved pegbox
Price: $11000
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For Sale: Alto viol
Lovely alto viol (tuned with A on top) by Dominic Zuchowicz. 47 cm string-length. Strung in gut. With Kingham case, excellent condition. Carved head with laurel wreath. Photos on request. $8000 Click here for email address.

For Sale: Daniel Foster tenor and bass
Daniel Foster tenor (1979) and bass viola da gamba (1982) for sale. Instruments are constructed in the Barak Norman style and are in very good condition. Strings length of instruments are 52 cm and 67.5 cm respectively. New frets, bridges, and strings have been placed on the instruments by master luthier Edward Maday. Sound is throaty for the tenor and dark and rich for the bass. Prefer to sell the instruments as a set. Tenor viol price is $4,000. Bass viol price is $6,500. Hard cases included. Pictures and sale references are available upon request. Click here for email address.

For Sale: Renaissance bass viol
Renaissance 6-string Flatback Bass Viola da Gamba (with wooden case) by Michael Heale, Guilford, England, 1977, No.181. 2-piece spruce top with medium grain toward edges, 2-piece highly flamed quarter-cut maple with inlaid patterned purfling, matching slab cut highly flamed maple ribs, carved slightly flamed maple neck with inlaid purfling, pierced pegbox fitted with six rosewood pegs with ivory ball finales, rosewood fingerboard with ivory nut, transparent pale golden amber varnish. Upper bout 30.0cm, middle bout 21.7cm, lower bout 36.0cm, body length top 65.8cm, body length back 67.0cm, rib width 11.8cm, String Length 67.5cm. $3,500 or best offer. Click here for email address.

For Sale: Ogle Workshop bass viol
Bass viol, Barak Norman model from Charlie Ogle Workshop, 2010. String length approx. 25 inches. Includes soft case in great condition, and bow (unknown maker) that needs to be rehaired. Asking $2200. Click here for email address.

For Sale: Gardini bass viol
Viola da Gamba with endpin made by Italian maker Athos Gardini in Bologna, 1977. The instrument is in excellent condition, no cracks or other imperfections. Ebony tailpiece made by hand, body size 66cm. Click here for email address.

For Sale: Pringle bass viol, Lewis model
Pringle 6-string bass viol, Lewis model, constructed 2018. Carved head and pegbox with boxwood pegs, double purfling on back and belly, purfled belly ornament, purfled geometric design on maple fingerboard and tailpiece. Includes bow by H.F. Grabenstein with the highly carved open frog and turned adjuster of prehistoric mammoth tusk. This is a legal and CITES exempt material, from a US based dealer who can provide further documentation as necessary. Also includes a custom made hardshell case by Kingham MTM & Co. and 2 sets of Pirastro strings. Price $12,000 USD. Photos upon request. Click here for email address.

For Sale: Lu-Mi Treble viol
Wendy Lu-Mi treble viol, after John Hoskins - $2700. Includes Renaissance bow from David Kerr violin shop of Portland OR, and a custom hard case. This viol was personally chosen by Joanna Blendulf from among many tested at the Lazar workshop several years ago. Contact Barry Hirsch, phone 503-407-2340, or click here for email address.

For Sale : Bows
For Sale: Bass viol bow by R. Ashmead
Bass viol bow by R. Ashmead. Weight: 72 g. Length: 72.5 cm. Asking $1,300. Photos available upon request. Local pick-up only in San Diego, CA Click here for email address.
For Sale: Ashmead bass viol bow
Bass viol bow by Ralph Ashmead. Fluted stick and frog of dark snakewood with mammoth button. 72.5 grams; 29 5/8” length. Brand new white hair. $2100 obo, shipping and insurance included. Pics available on request. Click here for email address.
For Sale: Grabenstein tenor bow
I am selling a lightly used H. F. Grabenstein consort model tenor bow. It has a Blackwood stick and boxwood frog with a screw mechanism. The specifications are as follows: weight 56 grams, stick length 72 cm, and hair length 59 cm. I’m asking $1600 USD or best offer. The bow is located in Montreal but I’m willing to discuss shipping options with interested parties anywhere in the world. Click here for email address.
For Sale: Monical bass bow
Pernambuco Bass Viola da Gamba Bow by William Monical, ca. 1975. Octagonal pernambuco stick, ebony frog, ebony button, weight is 62 grams. $1,200 or best offer. Click here for email address.
For Sale: Bass or violone snakewood bow
Unstamped, Brazilian French-style snakewood Baroque bass or D-violone bow, ca. 2006, from United Strings International of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Octagonal snakewood stick, snakewood frog, snakewood button. Weight 131g. $2,000 or best offer. Click here for email address.
For Sale: Bass Viol Bow by Ralph Ashmead
Bass Viol Bow by Ralph Ashmead. Fluted stick made of snakewood, ivory frog and screw. Weight is 84 grams. Asking price is $2,000. Currently located in New York City. Click here for email address.
(Placed 2019-04-20)
For Sale : Other Instruments
For sale: Renaissance guitar
4 course renaissance guitar by Lyn Elder with hard case. Asking $300. Photos available upon request. Local pick-up only in San Diego, CA. Click here for email address.
(placed Dec 26 2019)
For sale: early wind instruments
MOLLENHAUER CANTA GREAT BASS RECORDER. Purchased new from Von Huene several years ago; very lightly used - in excellent condition. With hard case (that has built-in stand), neck strap and foot. Asking $2500. Open to offer. Click here for email address.
(placed Dec 26 2019)
For sale: early wind instruments
Various early wind instruments: shawms, crumhorns, recorders, curtals, etc. In excellent condition. Photos on request. Click here for email address.
(Placed after May 1 2019
For sale: Baroque instruments
  • Amati-pattern baroque violin by David Rubio.
  • Corelli model violin / viola d’amore bow by Michael Vann.
  • Biber-style violin bow made by Philip Brown, with clip-in frog.
  • Baroque viola bow, circa 1960, by Arthur Bultitude, with exquisite heart-carved frog.
  • Baroque cello bow, believed made by Arthur Bultitude, stamped “Arnold Dolmetsch.”
Photos and further information on request. Click here for email address.
For sale: Baroque cello
Baroque cello; older instrument (no label) with gut strings, pegheds, used as baroque instrument although neck length is unaltered. Used professionally. $4,000.00. Martha Bishop. Click here for email address.
Variety of String Instruments
A variety of string instruments available for sale. These include a Roosebeck lute, a Roosebeck vihuela, a four string box guitar made of African Sepele, a Arabic Oud manufactured by Arab Instruments, and a black PRS electric guitar. Instruments ship from Dayton, Ohio and are in the $300- $450 price range. All instruments are in excellent condition. Pictures upon request. Click here for email address.
(Placed 2019-04-29)
For Sale: Accessories and Music