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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PM95 Fretless banjo
A 19th century fretless banjo by Richardson. Oxford. 12 inch vellum head. Minstrel strings. Good general condition.



  PM91 Kit violin
A 19th century dancing masters kit violin or pochette. Good general condition.




PM89 Lute guitar
A German made lute guitar circa 1900. Sound condition. needs re stringing





PM87 Keyed bugle
A copper and brass keyed bugle. Six keys. In good restored condition. No makers name apparent



PM83 Square Concertina
Mid 19th century square concertina by Henry Harley. "Improved" model. Good general condition and plays..


PM76 D'Amore
A rare violon D'Amore by Thibouville Lamy. Pasris. Early 20th century. 4 melody strings (violin tuned) and four sympathetic strings under the fingerboard. Sound conditon, some varnish scuffs etc around the bridge "tower"


PM74 Early Violin
A violin labelled Carl Christian Meisel. Worked at Klingenthal, Saxony 1761-1772. Has had the neck replaced and the scroll grafted as is normal for this age violin. The label seems to have been altered to 1891 for some reason (repairer?) A plainish crack free back. Various repairs to the table and ribs. plays nicely. Length of back 35.2cm.


  PM86 Slide guitar
A rare double neck lap steel guitar. 1950s




PM94 Klotz violin
  PM92 Theorbo
  PM90 Kit violin
A 18th century dancing masters kit violin or pochette.  Various old but sound restorations.


  PM88 1/8 violin
A late 19th century 1/8 size violin. One piece 10 inch back. With a case.



PM86 Banjo by Matthews
A late 19th century banjo by Matthews. Pewter inlay to the fingerboard. Orininally fretless. Late half fretted.


PM84 Daniels Banjo
A late 19th century 6 string banjo by Daniels. Patent all metal pot model. The Octave string runs through a tube to the headstock. Good general condition.


PM80 Mandolin
An unusual bowl back mandolin circa 1900. Probably Neapolitan. Made with an aluminium back. For use in tropical climates to avoid warping and splitting. Good general condition. With an Egyptian distributors label.


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