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William Davy Violin Serial. 1501 – SOLD


Part of our advanced range of violins, this handmade and hand varnished 1501 William Davy is from the well known Heritage workshop outside Beijing and modelled after Antonio Stradivari.

The back of the 1501 is in two pieces of figured maple from the Southern Himalaya; the ribs and scroll in similar wood. The table in two pieces of high mountain spruce from Northern China, 1501 features a hand applied spirit varnish which is shaded and of slightly antiqued aspect. Rosewood pegs, tailpiece and chin rest. Set up with optimum care the violin has an grade A Dispiau figured bridge and our own personal string choice (Tzigane).

Typically these violins have a bright and responsive tone. Scroll down the page for more images.

Can I come and view this instrument?

For local and UK buyers, you can arrange to view any of these instruments prior to any purchase or deposit at our centre in Bolton. You are highly advised and welcome to try out our William Davy range and see which one is best for you. 

What are the prices of the William Davy violins?

All William Davys are individually priced from £699 upwards. Feel free to enquire further using the form below. 

What is included with the William Davy 1501?

A certificate of authenticity is included with every William Davy violin for your own records. Bows and cases are available separately. 

Read more about the history of William Davy and the newly rekindled brand here. See more information about our services in string repairs and string tuition.

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