Reid’s

Tel: 020 8460 4000216 High Street, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1PW

Piano & Violin Centre



Please view our range of new pianos for sale.

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Violins

We have a fine selection of good quality, New & Used Violins,

Violas & Cellos for sale. Sizes available for Violins and Cellos

range from 1/16th to Full Size.


New violin prices start at just £120.00 ! This would be for an

instrument that has been ‘Set Up’, tuned to concert pitch and

Ready to Play.


For Violas, we stock Child's Size, through to Adult Size

( 13 inch to 15 ½ inch ).

Violas are also ‘Set Up’ Ready to Play

 

Pre-owned (used) violins starts at just £79.95.. Because stock changes frequently.


Please call for stock update Tel: 0208 460 4000

NEW STUDENT VIOLINS

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 Da Vinci Junior From  £195.00

The Da Vinci Junior range of

violins are ideal for young

students that wish to take up

learning to play violin. Durable

& well made, therefore we are

always pleased to accept a Da Vinci violin in a part exchange

deal, when a larger sized

instrument is required.

Price includes Case & Bow.


Our remarks are relative to price.

                              In Stock


Tone…………………… Good

 Build Quality..………...Good

 Lacquer Polish…..…   Good

 Value for Money……...Good


Available in  ½ &  ¾ size

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play


Stentor From            £145.00

Established in 1995 Stentor (China) has today become a prominent  manufacturer  of Violins. Stentor I & II violins are well made & utilizes better quality materials than the basic Stentor ‘budget priced’ violin, which we do not recommend.


Price includes Case & Bow

.

Our remarks are relative to price.

                               In Stock


Tone…………………...Average

 Build Quality. ………..Average

 Lacquer Polish……….Average

Value for Money……. Good


Available in all sizes

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play

Violin Front Violin Rear


Reid Sohn V100       £220. 00

This is Reid’s own brand of violin, which is ‘handmade’ for Reid’s. Utilizing Tone Woods (Spruce & Maple) from very cold region of the world has enabled the manufacturer to produce an instrument of high quality, at an affordable price.

 

Price includes Case & Bow


Our remarks are relative to

 price

                         In Stock

 Tone…………………...Good

 Build Quality………….Good

 Laquer Polish…………Excellent

Value for Money……..,Good


Available in  full size only

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play

This Weeks Violin Bargain !


We have some Da Vinci Due Violins and cases that have some very minor cosmetic marks.

We have therefore reduced the Purchase Price of these violins by


 £40. 00 !.......Yes, £40. 00 !


Price was £260…..Now Reduced to £220. 00

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    Da Vinci Due Full Size Violin

   

Da Vinci Junior

Stentor

  Reid Sohn  V100


 Stentor Graduate I   £220. 00

Oh dear ! For many years if you wanted a good quality, budget priced, full-sized violin then the Graduate was one to consider


Sadly today's Graduate falls far short of those past positive attributes.


If you wish to purchase a full size 'Stentor', then best up - grade to the Conservatoire I or possibly II or choose another brand.

Price includes Case & Bow


Our remarks are relative to

price.

                         1 In Stock

 Tone………………….Average

 Build Quality..……….Poor

 Lacquer Polish……...Average

 Value for Money…….Poor


Available in  full size only

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play


Da Vinci Due           £260. 00

Here is another instrument that you may wish to consider which is priced within the £200 - £300 price bracket.


The Da Vinci 'Due' is a well made Instrument that has a pleasing tone, plus good tone projection.


Unusually, it's rectangular case is 'wooden', normally only supplied with higher priced instruments.

Price includes Case & Bow


Our remarks are relative to

price.

                    20 In Stock

 Tone…………,,………Good

 Build Quality. ………..Good

 Lacquer Polish……….Good

Value for Money……. Good


Available in all sizes

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play

Violin Front


Violin Rear

Stentor Graduate

Da Vinci Due

  Reid Sohn V200

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Conservatoire I         £295.00

The Conservatoire I is a positive ‘step up’ from Stentor’s own, rather basic Graduate model.


The use (in manufacturing) of better quality tone woods improves its build quality and helps to enhance its tone.


Suitable for students playing violin grades 1 through to 4.

Lacquer polish is still behind other brands but considering its price it is acceptable.

Price includes Case & Bow

Our remarks are relative to

price.

2 In Stock

 Tone………………….Average

 Build Quality..……….Good Lacquer Polish……...Average

 Value for Money…….Average


Available in  full size only

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play


Conservatoire  II          £368.00

A Stentor violin that can be recommended ! Build quality is much better than lower priced

Stentors


Tone is bright with good projection, consequently it is a useful instrument to use as a ‘bench mark’


The violin’s lacquer finish is identical to the Conservatoire I.

However the instrument should be ‘penciled in’ to view.

Price includes Case & Bow


Our remarks are relative to

price.

                       2 In Stock

 Tone………………..…,Good

 Build Quality. ………..Good

 Lacquer Polish……….Average

Value for Money……. Good


Available in all sizes

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play

Violin Front Violin Rear


 Reid Sohn V200 ES  £ 380.00

To date, this is our most popular mid – priced student instrument for 2022.


The best ‘tone woods’ for instruments are the ones that are grown in cold regions of the world, because the cold weather restricts the growth (width) of the tree’s annual rings’


The RS V220 ES utilizes these selected woods, resulting in an instrument that has a full, sweet -sounding tone.

Price includes Case & Bow


Our remarks are relative to

price.

                      11 In Stock

 Tone…………………...Good

 Build Quality………….Good

 Laquer Polish…………Excellent

Value for Money……… Excellent


Available in  full size only

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play

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Conservatoire I

Conservatoire II

   Reid Sohn V200 ES        


The Verona is relatively new model for Stentor. Because of the reasonable popularity of the Conservatoire & Arcardia models we decided not to stock this instrument.


In 2022 a London family brought 2 Verona’s into our store for repair… Upon viewing the violins, we were relieved that we had not decided to stock this model.


We showed the family alternative, lower priced instruments, which they played & then purchased…They plan to dispose of the Verona’s !

In consequence this violin is not sold by Reid’s

 Tone…………………..Poor

 Build Quality..……….Average

 Lacquer Polish……...Poor

 Value for Money…….Poor




Da Vinci Classical     £460. 00

Another good value instrument from Da Vinci.


High quality 'Tone Woods' are incorporated into a low bulbous bacvk design, which endows this Da Vinci with a pleasing ‘ Airy Tone’.


This design also gives good projection which  good makes the instrument well suited for participation within a Student Orchestra.


Price incvludes Case & Bow


Our remarks are relative to

price

                    8 in Stock

 Tone………………..…Good

 Build Quality. ………..Good

 Lacquer Polish……….Average

Value for Money……. Good


Available in  full size only

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play

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Stentor Verona

Da Vinci Classical

Violin Front

Student Intermediate Violins

Student Intermediate'Plus' Violins

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Reid Sohn V200      £280. 00

The V200 is the second instrument within Reid's own range of 'Hand Made' violins.


Our violins are known for their 'sweet warm tone', the V200 is not an exception to these pleasant tonal characteristics.


Supplied with a conventional styled wood clothed case, so similar to the DV Due in being 'Environment Friendly !'…i.e.not so much poly fill foam.

Price includes Case & Bow.


Our remarks are relative to

price.

6 In Stock

 Tone…………………...Good

 Build Quality………….Good

 Laquer Polish…………Excellent

Value for Money……..Good


Available in  full size only

Instrument is’ Set Up’

Ready to Play