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Tenor viol for sale.

Made by Anthony Edge, scaled down from John Rose bass viol. John Rose, born 1525, was the founder of English Viol-making.

55 cm strong length, with good tone and volume.

The back and ribs are of figured maple, the soundboard is European spruce and it is double lined.  Fingerboard and tailpiece are of lime wood and maple with ebony veneer, ebony pegs with white pips.

The instrument is set up with all gut strings. (no bow)

There is no case available, though this can be ordered if necessary.

Price £2000.

Contact for further information.

The viol is available in Edinburgh for inspection. Contact

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Posted: 24/10/17

6 string bass viol by Wolfgang Uebel 1972





A decorative bass viol with a pleasant sound and resonance. Clip-frog bow and soft case included.
Two small marks – one minor scrape on the top right of the front and some discolouration on the left indent.

Lots of photos and a recording on my website -

Collection only from Glasgow.

Alex McCartney


Seven String Bass Viol (Anthony Edge, 2001)



Seven string bass viol after Nicholas Bertrand (1714) made by Anthony Edge 2001,
Ebony fingerboard with holly lining; rosewood pegs with white pips; French-style maple back;
no purfling;  String length70 cms  £4,500
Deluxe velvet-lined  MTM case.
If sold together:  £5,000

Please email: Vickie more information.

Revised: 28/6/2017


Baroque Viola (tenor violin)

Baroque viola by Bryan Maynard, 1997. Length: 39.7 cms. In perfect condition. Comes with Mettal bow (cost c.£300) & lined case (pocket & strap).

Price: £5,550

For more information please contact Noel Broome.