Antique, vintage and collectable musical instruments. Selected surplus instruments for sale from my private museum collection, .......Please do not ask for instruments on the museum pages.

Items can be reserved on confirmation of intended purchase (see purchasing information)  For serious enquiries, extra photos of instruments available by request.

Where to next ?

Home page
."Me page" !
.On line museum 

Musical instrument museum section.

Purchasing information. ....Please read BEFORE asking to purchase

  Scroll down to view

PM38 5 string violin
Five string violin. Lions head finale and pie crust outline. 650 RESERVED
PM36 Violin
A character full 19th century possibly Scottish violin. With the traditional slightly ridged back. A patinated finish but no cracks apparent. Labeled Caspa da Salo 1589.


PM34  Musette
A rosewood Musette (small oboe) by Jones. Commercial Road. London. Probably late 19th century. A minor repair to the main joint. The key needs adjustment.


PM32 Antique clarinets
Two boxwood clarinets.

1. Butler with a Cousenon bell. 2.Lausmann. Lintz.   Both need minor re-commissioning. With a double case.  350


BM31 Frame violin
A late 19th century frame or practice violin. Good general condition.


PM29 Northumbrian pipes
A set of Northumbrian pipes. With spare bag and bellows. No makers name apparent. Untested. 350 RESERVED
PM27 Ocarinas


PM25. Flute
A Ruddall Carte rosewood  Flute. Circa 1899 .Boehm System, closed G#. High pitch. Serial 3135. 25 Berners St. London


PM23. Flute parts
Large quantity of flute wooden sections/parts including a complete centre section Ruddall Carte c1870. Potter boxwood etc.


PM21. Guitar


PM19 Flute

PM17 Keyed Bugle
Circa 1840 by Wolfe & Co, Cornhill, London. Eight keys and spring all good. Minor dings only.


PM15 Tenor banjo
Leedy Olympian Tenor Banjo was made by Leedy in Chicago, USA in the 1930's. Crafted with beautiful walnut and nickel plated hardware it has a great banjo sound for traditional Irish music. The metal pot gives a good bright sound. Standard 19 fret.


PM13 Clarinet
Early 19th century 6 key boxwood and ivory clarinet by Wrede. All complete. Center section replacement by Key.  The bell ivory mount has a repair. 26 inches Bb. 250.


PM11  Theorbo lute guitar
Early 20th century, bow back, Swedish style. 12 string: 6 standard guitar and 6 bass strings. A small piece missing from the sound hole decoration.


PM09.   Cittern/ English guitar
PM07 Ebony Flute
PM05. Stroh violin

An original 4 string Stroviols, Stroh violin. Playing order. Some old dings to the aluminium horn.  No case.


PM03 ophicleide

A 19th century 9 keyed ophicleide for restoration. Stamped: Guichard. Paris. Various dings, a couple of rips. One key missing. No crook.


PM02 Stroviols Phono fiddle

A good example of a one string Stroviols "Concert" phono fiddle. Plated brass horn. Playing order.





More coming soon

PM40 Mandolin
Sheied shaped mandolin.


PM39 Parlour guitar
A charming 19th century narrow bodied guitar labeled Stowasser. A fine sound hole rose of intricate mother of pearl. In good general condition. No cracks but the lower table joint and a back joint have been re-glued. Bone ended brass tuners. Some wear to the finish on the back. fairly low playing action. String playing length  61cm. Width at nut 4.4cm. 450

PM37 Martin Horn
16 horn schalemi Martin Horn. 3 piston valves plus cross over valve. 66cm length. Good general order. 2 squeaky notes (easily fixed)


PM35. Bassoon
Dark rosewood bassoon circa 1890-1910. All keys good . strap bracket missing. a couple of old crack repairs. Untested.250


PM33 Flute
An antique 8 key rosewood flute.  Nickel keys, and mounts. The tuning slide works. It blows OK to the low notes. No cracks apparent. Pads old.  No makers name.


PM30 Apollo lyre guitar
A rare early 19th century Apollo lyre guitar for renovation


Or 2800 when restored.

PM28 Rosewood Flute
An ebonised 9 key rosewood flute. Jos Rouscher. Munich circa 1930. Tuning slide. Blows OK down to the low keys. One low pad missing. No cracks apparent.


PM26 Chanter
A bagpipe chanter by Henderson, Glasgow, and other bagpipe parts.


PM24 Flageolets etc
A quantity of flageolet  and fife/piccolo sections.One  flageolet playing order.


PM22 Nyckelharpa


PM20. Banjo-mandolin


PM18 Harp Mandolin
A hollow arm harp mandriola (12 string mandolin). German circa 1910. Low action. The table is slightly wavy and pitted.



PM16  Concertina


PM14 Violin
PM12 Parlour guitar
Early 20th century guitar. Probably of German origins. Unusual sound holes. scalloped fingerboard. Good general condition and playing order. Some old restorations.


PM10   Boxwood clarinets and parts.
PM08. cor anglais
A dark rosewood cor anglais stamped Buffet Crampon. Paris on both joints. (late 19thc?) No cracks apparent, all keys working, pads good.


PM06 Clog fiddle


PM04 Fretless banjo by Matthews,

A five string fretless banjo circa 1880 by Matthews. Pewter decorative inlay to the ebony finger board. Playing order. Vellum/pot size  12 inches



PM01 Bandonion
A good quality, large early 20th century bandonion with case. Playing order



For sale, antique musical instruments. banjo, violin, mandolin, harp, cittern, guitar, ukulele, flute, oboe, cor anglais, concertina, flutina, ophicleide, keyed bugle, stroviols, nyckelharpa, hurdy gurdy,  lute, fiddle, minstrel banjo, waldzither, gittarra, viola, cello, bass, collectors instruments, minstrel banjo. keyed bugle. lute, Hardanger fiddle.