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VN73: Violin
Maker: George Wulme-Hudson
Date: circa. 1925
Origin: London, England
Length of Back: 355mm, 14"
String Length: 326mm
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VC75: Cello
Maker: Georges Mougenot
Date: late 19th century
Origin: Brussels
Length of Back: 757mm
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VNB74: Violin Bow
Maker: Albert Fischer
Origin: Germany
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VA70: Viola
Maker: Michael Scoggins
Date: 1988
Origin: Salt Lake City Utah
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information for buyers

The search for an instrument or bow can take a lot of personal time and effort. Let us help you search for a new string instrument or bow. We are able to widen your horizons, narrow your search, and save you time with our expertise in the current global market. The Internet has taken an ever-increasing market share of the sale and re-sale of everything these days. Why not save time by browsing and shopping for string instruments on our website from the comfort of your own home.

Take advantage of looking at the detailed descriptions and photographs we feature on our website. Each instrument and bow that is presented for sale goes through a careful assessment before we agree to list it. Full disclosure is given to potential buyers with all details regarding previous repairs or restoration. Our main goal is to provide you with accurate information and help you focus on important factors like sound quality, response, and instrument condition. We provide this service to you in the most efficient way while considering the perspective of the musician first and foremost.

When you discover an item on our site that you are interested in, please email or call us, we will give you more information about any instrument or bow listed. Our goal is to help you to narrow your search in a way that will save you time and money.

Our company takes pride in our commitment to communicate with customers in person or on the phone, as well as to better understand your purchasing interests. It is extremely important for you to provide us with as much detail that you can about your needs and being as specific as possible. Here are some questions you may want to consider as a buyer:


  • Are you looking for a modern instrument or an older historical instrument?
  • What do you like or dislike about the instrument or bow you are playing on now?
  • Are you looking for the same quality of sound you have now or something different?
  • What type of sound are you looking for? Use words that evoke texture and color.
  • What kinds of details are important to you? Things to consider are provenance, tone, projection, response, size, and measurement.
  • Decide on your budget?

Keep in mind that we are able to send you sound clips or recordings of our current instruments.

Please take the time to browse through our site. If you do not find what you are looking for do not hesitate to ask, as we often have instruments that are in the process of being assessed. We are also very happy to search for an instrument or bow for you if you do not see anything you like.

Feel free to call or email us to schedule a consultation or a Skype viewing of the instruments. You may plan to make a visit and try the instrument in person. Then, make us an offer, and we will negotiate with the seller. All negotiations and payments will be handled through Anna Clift & Associates (ACA).

We keep all buyer and seller information private and handle all showings and negotiations in person in order to maintain the confidentiality of our customers.

  • All buyers reserve the right to a full trial period before making an offer on an instrument.
  • Payments can be made either by check or bank wire.

    - "I am so impressed with Anna Clift's extensive knowledge of cellos and bows! She recently spent many hours with me trying out cello bows. She listened intently to me play on countless bows & offered illuminating feedback on what she heard- and yet never tried to push me towards purchasing any particular bow. She honored my desire for how I wanted to sound."






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