Bridgewood & Neitzert Ltd
Skilled restoration led by passion for sound. Exceptional range of instruments.
Skilled Restoration Bridgewood & Neitzert Ltd started in 1982; their passion, expertise and knowledge have served many musicians to achieve optimal sound and satisfaction that their instruments are cared for by gifted craftsmen and musicians. London luthiers and dealers in fine instruments with an enviable reputation and over 30 years trading history. Exceptional Range Of Instruments www.vivaceviolin.com is the online store for Bridgewood & Neitzert, set up by a team of highly experienced makers, restorers and players with the aim of supplying high quality fine instruments, bows and accessories over the internet. As classically trained musicians we understand that a player's relationship with their instrument is highly personal and, put simply, our guarantee allows our customers the opportunity to evaluate any of our instruments in the safe knowledge that should it for any reason not live up to expectation then the instrument may be returned for a full refund of the purchase price. We are the main stockist's for a wide variety of specialist strings including Baroco, La Folia, Dlugolecki, Kurschner, Aquila and Pirastro. We can advise on stringings for different periods including equal tension stringing, or help calculate string gauges: send us your string length (vibrating length), pitch, current strings and gauges used, if known. We employ only the finest restorers who have been trained at some of the world's premier institutions. All of our work is guaranteed and every instrument subject to detailed inspection before we are satisfied that it is suitable for sale. It is by steadfastly maintaining these rigorous standards that we are able to offer only the finest instruments. We can tailor any of our instruments to suit so if you have a preference for strings, bridge height, chinrest, or anything else for that matter, just let us know and we will do our best to accommodate. Strings are new on all of the instruments we offer for sale and have been chosen on the basis of suitability for the particular instrument offered. Making Your Purchase We accept most major credit cards as well as bank transfer for higher value items - giving both you and us a greater degree of security. We also utilise technologies such as VISA and Mastercards' 3D Secure system which, combined with 128bit and 256bit encryption, ensure that transactions on our site are safe and risk free. We are happy to advise and help with your choice of instrument but also recognise that, in the end, only you will be able to make a proper judgement as to how well an instrument suits your playing style. Hence our unique 30 day money back guarantee ensures that you can purchase an instrument or bow safe in the knowledge that, should it not be for you, it can be returned for a full refund of the purchase price. All we ask is that you cover the cost of shipping and insurance, and that it is returned in the same condition as it was dispatched. Something To Sell We welcome the opportunity to sell instruments or bows on a commission basis but must have physical receipt of the item before we can offer a full appraisal and evaluation. Please email us in the first instance, with photos if at all possible, and we can then give you an indication of suitability as well as send you details of our commission scheme. Our Education Programme We offer a highly innovative and unique programme for schools and local authorities that allows for both the acquisition and maintenance of instruments for a specified term. This aims to remove the administrative burden of managing and maintaining a pool of instruments, as well as transferring costs from capital to operational budgets. The scheme caters for all levels of student and has proved very popular ‘pain free’ alternative to traditional models. Full details are available on request. Please note that at present this scheme is currently only available to qualifying educational establishments.
146 Stoke Newington Church Street
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