Violin family instruments

Bows, cases and accessories

Appraisals and valuations

Repairs and restoration

At James Powell Violins Limited, we sell Violin family instruments, bows, cases and accessories.

Offering a professional repair and restoration service for all violin family instruments and bows including rehairing, we pride ourselves on the highest levels of workmanship what ever the value of your instrument - "One standard of work".

You can also expect detailed advice on selecting the right instrument and hassle-free after-sales service as standard.

From a large stock a large range of new and antique instruments and bows, we know you will find the instrument you need whether a beginner, student or professional player.

You're very welcome to visit us to try out instruments, bows, etc. Stock can vary daily so please telephone to make an appointment. 01823 330766


J, Haide Antiqued violin

Violin family instruments

We stock a large range of violin family instruments from student level upwards.

The next level of new instruments are individually handmade in Europe & China with an antiqued finish based on Stradivari, Guarneri & Maggini models.

We also have our own range of handmade violins, violas and cellos providing excellent quality and value for money for the discerning student, serious amateur and semi-professional player.

The Symphony, Sonata, Concerto, Artiste & Partita are graded and available in Rosewood, Ebony and Boxwood fittings.

We also have a good range of 18th. & 19th.c instruments in stock. Each of these has been carefully restored & set up in our workshop.

Repairs and set-ups

James Powell prides himself on ‘one standard of work’ whether the instrument is worth £300 or £30,000.

Players and teachers alike comment on the playability of instruments supplied and set-up by James.

From entry level factory instruments to the treasured antique instruments of London professionals, his meticulous attention to detail in setting-up instruments is what makes the difference at James Powell Violins.

James Powell Fitting a soundpost patch

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