William Davy Violin Serial. 1501

William Davy 1501Part 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.

How do I order the William Davy 1501?

There are two ways to purchase the 1501 William Davy violin. Firstly, you can simply enquire at info@boothsmusic.co.uk along with any questions you may have; we will subsequently send you a PayPal invoice via email. Secondly, you can pop into our Bolton music store

Any queries you may have prior to purchase, please message or ring the Booths team on +44 (0)1204 522908.

Can I come and view this instrument before purchase?

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. 

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. 

How is it sent and is this instrument available in my country?

The violins are double boxed in a securely cushioned package. Items are sent via Parcel Force to ensure reliable and secure shipment to your destination. 

Items are currently available in the UK & Ireland, USA and mainland Europe. If you are interested in purchasing this violin outside of these locations, please get in touch with us at info@boothsmusic.co.uk. 


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1501 back close 1501 back scroll 1501 chinrest 1501 scroll

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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 at boothsmusic.co.uk.

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