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Wanted: Bass Viol for Rent or Loan in North CarolinaA university student now home in Winston-Salem, NC is in need of a bass viol with which to continue remote study. This student is a professional orchestral bassist, and could only fly home with her double bass (last minute, school COVID-19 closure), leaving her school viol in Los Angeles. Would be grateful for a loan or rent (fee flexible) if someone in the area has a spare viol on hand. Student can coordinate local instrument transport and add the viol to her existing insurance policy. Any leads appreciated. Click here for email address.
Wanted: Tuner pick-upWanted: 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 Song bass violTreble viol for sale by Charlie Ogle workshop. One year old, lightly used. 40 cm string length with a big beautiful sound. Comes with white carbon fiber case with dark blue interior and a bow. Mostly new strings, Kurschner and and Dluglecki. Asking $2500. You can email for photos, but a text or call is better, as email apt to get buried. Click here for email address, here for phone.
For Sale: 6-string Song bass violI have a 6 string hybrid Song brand lyra/tenor/bass viol for sale for $600 or best offer. It's a hybrid because it has a scroll instead of a head carving and because it has an endpin. I can include a soft case and an Incredibow until a proper bow can be obtained.It's a perfect student model. When I first got it, I had a hispanic luthier having experience with vihuella/guitarrone, her in Las Vegas Nevada, give it some love. How all the tuning pegs like like they're supposed to. The frets have never loosened. He also took off the fingerboard to fit it more snug better than the original makers did. He did a fine job much improving the tone. Thank you for your consideration. Click here for email address.
For Sale: 7-string bass violI 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: bass viol1972 Uebel bass viola da gamba. $5000. Contact seller for photos. Click here for email address.
For Sale: treble viol by Wesley BrandtTreble 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 OgleSmall 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: Alto violLovely 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 bassDaniel 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 $5,000. Bass viol price is $7,500. Hard cases included. Pictures and sale references are available upon request. Click here for email address.
For Sale: Renaissance bass violRenaissance 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 violBass 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: Pringle bass viol, Lewis modelPringle 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 violWendy 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. AshmeadBass 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: Monical bass bowPernambuco 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 bowUnstamped, 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 AshmeadBass 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.
For Sale : Other Instruments
For sale: Renaissance guitar4 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.
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For sale: early wind instrumentsMOLLENHAUER 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 instrumentsVarious 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.”
For sale: Baroque celloBaroque 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 InstrumentsA variety of string instruments available for sale. These include a brand new Roosebeck Baroque guitar, a four string box guitar made of African Sepele, an Arabic Oud manufactured by Arab Instruments, and a black PRS electric guitar. Instruments ship from Dayton, Ohio. All instruments are in excellent condition and range from 300- $700. Pictures upon request. Click here for email address.
For Sale: Accessories and Music