How much does a used violin sell for?

$600 – $1000 These violins are hand-finished and better parts are used, which further improves the quality of the instrument.

Is it better to buy a used violin?

A well cared for second hand student violin could be as good if not better than the new equivalent. It’s tone woods will have matured and often you’ll find that the violin has been fitted with better strings than original. Older used violins often produce a more mellow tone than the modern violin.

How much does an old violin cost?

The price of a good violin can vary from about $1,000 up to the hundreds of thousands of dollars. (This refers to antique or historic instruments created by famous violin makers.)

What is a good price for a violin?

How much does a Good Violin cost? For an intermediate player, a “good” violin will cost around $1,000 – $3,000. At this price level, high-quality and solid tonewoods will be used. For a professional, a “good” violin can cost anything from $3,000 to $1 Million.

How do I sell my old violin?

When you’re looking to sell your fine violin (or a viola or cello), consignment to a notable violin shop may be the most lucrative option. Although auctions and eBay might seem like a good idea, seekers of fine instruments rarely do their looking online.

How can you tell a good violin?

The craftsmanship of the violin is the greatest indicator of the quality of an instrument. When you look at the seams of the violin, they should be elegantly sealed with no visible glue or rough edges. The more finely carved the scroll, the higher the quality of the violin.

Do violins lose value?

Thanks in advance. The value of a violin may increase over time, but this very much depends on the violin. Being old does not necessarily mean the violin will increase in value, nor does the fact that it has been used means it is worth more.

How can I sell my violin?

Are old violins worth money?

In fact, the vast majority of old violins that people find tucked away in attics and closets are not worth much. Or anything. Even if the label says “Stradivarius”. One of the most important things to understand about violins is that they’re hard instruments to play.