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Sotheby's sells stringed instruments & bows by auction & private sale.

Sotheby's holds two auction a year, in March and October, of violins, violas, cellos, basses and bows, with values ranging from £3,000 upwards for instruments, and £1,500 upwards for bows. Since 2004 we have also sold violins by private sale. We focus on the upper end of the market, with prices starting at £100,000. In the past 5 years we have sold 13 instruments by Stradivari and Guarneri by this method.

Contact Information

Address: 34-35 New Bond Street
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7293 5034
Email: tim.ingles@sothebys.com
Website: http://www.sothebys.com