Violins

Violin Sales at Forsyth Music Shop, Manchester, UK

We stock a wonderful range of violins, both traditional and electric, in our new climate controlled showroom on the second floor of our historic Manchester city centre store, est. 1857. With several violinists on the staff we take great pleasure in choosing the best instruments for our stock, an...

Violin Sales at Forsyth Music Shop, Manchester, UK

We stock a wonderful range of violins, both traditional and electric, in our new climate controlled showroom on the second floor of our historic Manchester city centre store, est. 1857. With several violinists on the staff we take great pleasure in choosing the best instruments for our stock, and use our knowledge to help our customers select the instrument that suits their playing style, budget and ability, from complete beginners to professionals.

Our selection of ranges from new to vintage restored models.  We stock the best factory made branded models, including our own Forsyth brand commissioned from the leading Czech and Chinese manufacturers, while also having a wide selection of hand made restored 19th and 20th century instruments.

Set Up and Repair

Having problems with your instrument? Our in house luthiers will advise and correct it for you. Please call 0161 956 2052 ext. 606 for more information.

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Violins There are 18 products.

Showing 1 - 18 of 18 items
  • £ 2,375.00

    Handmade modern interpretation of Newark school of violin making Figured two-piece back Hand varnished with oil varnish Manufactured from hand-selected Balkan maple and Bavarian spruce Fitted with rosewood fingerboard, Hill style pegs and tailpiece with adjuster Set up with Pirastro Obligato strings

    £ 2,375.00
  • £ 1,900.00

    Handmade modern interpretation of English violin making Lightly figured two-piece back Hand-finished with oil varnish Manufactured from hand-selected Balkan maple and Bavarian spruce Fitted with ebony fingerboard, swiss pegs and tailpiece with adjuster Set up with Pirastro Evah Pirazzi strings

    £ 1,900.00
  • £ 1,795.00

    Handmade by Mr William Hsu and his wife Miss Wong in China to the Guarneri Cremona pattern Beautifully formed two-piece back Hand finished with oil varnish Manufactured from hand selected maple Fitted with ebony fingerboard, rosewood Paris eye swiss pegs and tailpiece Set up with Pirastra Evah Pirazzi strings

    £ 1,795.00
  • £ 950.00

    Description coming soon!

    £ 950.00
  • £ 899.00

    Made in Germany by Gewa’s luthier Marko Ackert Beautifully formed two-piece back Open pore hand finished with spirit varnish Manufactured from selected Bosnian sycamore maple and spruce Fitted with ebony fingerboard and swiss pegs and an alloy tailpiece with four adjusters Set up with Thomastik Infeld Dominant strings

    £ 899.00
  • £ 650.00

    Workshop made violin of German origin c.1880's.  Two piece back with gentle figure with golden varnish.  Peg holes have been bushed but otherwise no major repairs but considerable wear to the varnish and some evidence of varnish touch up.  Set up in our workshop with Tonica strings.

    £ 650.00
  • £ 719.00

    A handmade electric violin of British origin Active electronics with volume and tone controls Flashing lights that pulse in time with the music. Clear finish with red fingerboard, pegs and tailpiece

    £ 719.00
  • £ 719.00

    A handmade electric violin of British origin Active electronics with volume and tone controls Flashing lights that pulse in time with the music. Clear finish with green fingerboard, pegs and tailpiece

    £ 719.00
  • £ 699.00

    A French style violin made in China and selected by us Made with a two-piece back Finished and antiqued with a spirit varnish Manufactured with a spruce top and chestnut with inserted purfling Fitted with ebony fingerboard, swiss pegs and an alloy tailpiece with an adjuster Setup with Pirastro Tonica strings

    £ 699.00
  • £ 699.00

    Handmade in Germany Beautifully formed two-piece back Hand-finished with a golden spirit based varnish Manufactured from hand selected maple and spruce Fitted with ebony fingerboard, swiss pegs and an alloy tailpiece with four adjusters Restrung with Thomastik Infeld Dominant strings

    £ 699.00
  • £ 395.00 £ 550.00

    Workshop made violin of Czech origin.  Lacquer varnished.  Set up in our workshop with Tonica strings.

    £ 395.00 £ 550.00
    Reduced price!
  • £ 435.00

    A new, workshop made violin of German origin. Two piece back of plain figure, brown varnish on a golden ground. Set up with Hofner synthetic strings.

    £ 435.00
  • £ 399.00

    Hand selected by ourselves of Chinese origin Made with a two-piece back Finished with oil varnish Manufactured from solid spruce and maple Fitted with ebony fingerboard, swiss pegs and an alloy tailpiece with four adjusters Setup with D’addario Accenté strings Outfit includes a Tom and Will oblong hard case, a fully mounted MMX bow and some rosin

    £ 399.00
  • £ 395.00

    A workshop made 3/4 size violin of Chinese origin. Two piece back of gentle figure with a red varnish. Set up in our workshop with Dominant strings

    £ 395.00
  • £ 215.00

    The Award Winning Primavera 200 - taken to a new level. By reworking the varnish to create a hand-finished look, the Primavera 200 Antiqued has the appearance and feel of a much more expensive instrument. The outfit is completed with the Primavera Oblong Case & New Primavera Composite Bow These violins will be set up by our in house luthier. Contact...

    £ 215.00
  • £ 195.00

    Excellent entry level electric violin Supplied as a full outfit with case, bow and headphones Set up in our workshop Maple Bridge with Piezo Pickup Preamp with Volume and Tone controls Line out (3.5mm jack) Mic Input (3.5mm jack) Headphone out (3.5mm jack) For more details please see below

    £ 195.00
  • £ 185.00

    The Stentor Student II violin is recommended by teachers and music services for its quality and reliability. These violins will be set up by our in house luthier.

    £ 185.00
  • £ 129.00

    Ideal entry level student outfit Outfit includes a lightweight case, bow and rosin Comes in a number of sizes: 4/4, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/10, 1/16 Set up in shop  Good quality rosewood or vene pegs and fingerboard

    £ 129.00
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