Early Instrument Exchange
A place for musicians in North America to buy and sell period instruments.
Christopher Savino Baroque Violin, Albuquerque, NM, 2008 – Recent double Gold Medalist in the 2018 Violin Society of America Making Competition. Instrument is in excellent condition, has only had one owner and was played by a professional period musician. The violin has a very clear, responsive and warm tone. Inquiries welcome.
Asking price: $15,000 email@example.com
Beukers model baroque flute at 415 by Simon Polak. Grenadilla, in excellent condition.
Asking price: $1500 plus shipping firstname.lastname@example.org
Carla Shapreau baroque violin, San Francisco 1973
Asking price: $15,000 email@example.com
Ralph Ashmead Baroque violin bow.
Asking price: $1800 o.b.o. firstname.lastname@example.org
Dario Aguzzi, baroque viola, Milano 1983
Asking price: $8000 email@example.com
Arnold Dolmetch rebec, London 1958. Made by Dolmetch himself, from the collection of Sol Babitz. Needs new bridge.
Asking price uncertain. Offers accepted. firstname.lastname@example.org
2007 Baroque flute: 4-part Naust by Fridtjof Aurin in stained boxwood with centers for 415 and 400.
Asking price: $1,400 email@example.com
Leslie Ross bass dulcian a=440. Excellent condition. About 10 years old.
Asking price: $2300 firstname.lastname@example.org
Recorders: Consort soprano, 2 Mollenhauer altos, German Schneider tenor. Good condition in original 1960’s-70’s boxes, all wooden.
Asking price: All four $85 email@example.com
5-string Baroque Cello, after Montagnana + custom padded bag. String length 26 5/8 inches (677mm), back 29 3/4 inch (756mm). Tuned either: e(d) A D G C, or A D G C (GG/FF). Conversion by luthier Devin Hough, Davis, California. Detachable wooden end-pin after Praetorius.
Asking price: $5,250 firstname.lastname@example.org
2009 baroque violin Stradivarius copy made by Warren Ellison Played since 2012. Nice volume and rich, clear tone. Comes with Chinese bow and blue Gewa case.
Asking Price $7500 obo. email@example.com
Klop continuo organ made in 2007. Single rank of wooden pipes; range C2 to F6. 415-440 transposing keyboard.
Asking Price $24,000 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dulcian by Otto Fleischmann (Bernhard Klebel’s Musica Antiqua Wien) 1976: handmade in Vienna. In original lined fitted hard case. Needs cleaning and fussing over.
Asking Price: $1500 email@example.com
Other places to find or list used instruments
Postings are limited to period instruments (both historical instruments and modern reproductions) and not modern instruments.
Postings will be removed 30 days after the initial listing. To extend your listing, please contact EMA via the email below.
New submissions should include:
Short Instrument Type/Description (limited to one sentence.)
Initial asking price
Contact Email Address
Please email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more details and photos of instruments, please contact the seller using the listed email.
Caveat emptor – let the buyer beware. Early Music America is not responsible for transactions initiated through this page.
Facebook users may also find our group “Used Baroque and Early Music Instruments North America” helpful.