We buy and sell old instruments and bows
and carry out expert appraisals and insurance valuations.
We specialize in high quality repairs and tonal adjustments
Our instruments are based on
the works of the 17th C and 18th C Italian School,
and for bow making, the 19th C French School.
Oxford Violins was established in 1983
by Michael Kearns, Mark Yakoushkin and Bruno Guastalla…
just in: a very fine cello from the circle of Arthur Betts see picture below
a cello of the John Betts Workshop
a good early 20th c. English violin by John Wilkinson
CIRCLE OF ARTHUR BETTS LONDON C. 1840