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.

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PM67 Antique flute.
A rosewood flute c1850 stamped H.Journet. Block mounted with nickel keys and joint mounts. All complete with functioning keys. Good general condition.  Overall length 66.5cm playing length 58cm. Case.


PM66 Harmony Flute
Harmony flute, hand pump organ. 19th century. Good condition but two key tops missing (top white keys) and a couple of growly & stuck notes. 80. SOLD
PM64 Accordion
A mini accordion. Hohner Mignon I. Overall height 21cm. Good condition. Carefully owned by me for 40+ years. With box.


PM62  Spanish guitar
An early 20th century guitar labelled and by Salvador Ibanez. Valencia. Profusely inlaid banding to the sound hole and table edges. In good general condition but the lower banding has been damaged. 750

1200 when restored.

PM60 5 string banjo
A well made quality zither type five string banjo circa 1900. Possibly by Cammeyer. Good general condition.


PM58 Minstrel Banjo
A mid 19th Century five string minstrel banjo circa 1850-60.  . 550 SOLD

PM56. Four bowl back antique  Italian mandolins.

Circa 1890-1920.  As a job lot or separately


350 the four or as priced on the pages.

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PM54  Howell violin
An original interesting rare violin by Thomas Howell. Bristol. 1836. Good general order



PM52 Portuguese guitarra

PM48 Russian violin
A Russian violin possible by Rigart Rubus, St Petersburg circa 1850. With typical rounded edges. A nice example but some ageing to the finish


PM42 Wooden Banjo
A wooden tenor banjo/guitar. Labelled Fender " Bedpanjo". Good general condition. Some refinishing restorations done. Body width 33cm


PM40 Mandolin
Shield shaped flat back mandolin circa 1910. Some minor restorations. Fairly low playing action. 


PM36 Violin
A character full 19th century possibly Scottish violin. With the traditional slightly ridged back. A patinated finish but no cracks apparent. Labelled Caspa da Salo 1589. 300  RESERVED
PM34  Musette
A rosewood Musette (. SOLD
BM31 Frame violin
A late 19th century frame or practice violin. Good general condition.




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


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.


SOLD  another example soon PM05. Stroh violin
Stroviols 4 string
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.



PM65 French horn
French horn by Herbert Fritz Knopf, Markneukirchen. Circa 1930s. Four rotary valves. The bell unscrews to fit in it original case. Good condition.


PM63 Concertina
A two row concertina from Saxony. Viceroy. Early 20th century. Well preserved and playing order. Keys C and F. In original box.


PM61 Stoessel lute
An early 20th century tenor  Stoessel lute. Length 53cm. Good general condition. Some wear to the finish


PM59 Sackbut trombone
Sackbut trombone, Boosey and Hawkes, 1930s, with triangular decorative embellishments around the bell. Nice engraving on the bell and struts. It blows easily and the slide moves freely.


  PM57 Fretless banjo.
Mid 19th century German parlour guitar. Mother of pearl inlays to the sound hole and edges, the back with delicate flower decoration. Scalloped finger board. Good general condition and playing order. A repair to the headstock.


PM53 Fretless Banjo

PM51 Violin
An old violin possibly mid 18th century. Neck graft. Labelled Stenhan Thir. fecit. Vienn anon 1741.(or 1771) unclear. Some repairs to the table. ink line purfle. Back length 35.7cm


PM49  Bowed Zither
A 19th century violin shaped bowed fretted zither of German origins. Good general condition. These  are strung the reverse of a violin. Could be played as a fretted fiddle.


PM47 Clarinet
A mid 19th century ebony and ivory English clarinet.  SOLD

PM45 Leicestershire small pipes
Leicestershire small pipes by J. Goodacre. Purchased directly from the maker some years ago but little use since. Key of D 



Currently new  about 800+


PM43 Minstrel Banjo
PM41 Baritone saxophone
A baritone sax, early 20th century. Paul Cavour. Invicta Model. Italy. In need of a good clean and pads etc. The low key has been mislaid, so  as is for:-


PM39 Parlour guitar
A charming 19th century narrow bodied guitar labelled 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)


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.


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.


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



PM01 Bandonion
PM04 Fretless banjo by Matthews,
PM06 Clog fiddle


PM16  Concertina


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