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This price list was updated on 22 May 2017

For bow maker biographies, click here  See below the table for more details of starred bows *

MakerWeight (grammes)Mounting (Silver/Gold)Price
Eugène Sartory *78.8SilverSold
Samuel Allen78.8Silver£11,000
Charles Alfred Bazin82.0Silver£5,000
Charles Louis Bazin77.0Silver£5,000
Michael J Taylor76.0Gold£4,900
Roy Quade87.0Silver£4,780
W E Hill & Sons77.5Silver£4,500
W E Hill & Sons83.2Silver£4,500
Christian Wanka83.8GoldSold
Roger Zabinski82.1Silver£4,350
John Clutterbuck81.9Gold£4,250
W E H & S71.6Silver£3,750
Bernd Etzler81.9Silver£3,550
Christian Wanka80.8Silver£3,390
Bernd Etzler81.3Silver£3,025
Bernd Etzler81.0Silver£3.025
John Norwood Lee80.8Silver£3,000
Klaus Grünke80.4Silver£2,750
R Vainio80.0Silver£2,500
Andrew McGill80.0Silver£2,200
Gunther A Paulus79.0Silver£2,200
David Tempest80.2Silver£1,950
Alfons Riedl71.6Silver£1,500
Alfons Riedl81.0Silver£1,500
Manoel Francisco80.9Silver£1,100
Jackson Fornaciari81.8Silver£1,100
R Sequeira81.1Silver£1,100
Fornaciari Junior82.0Silver£1,100
C F Ribeiro80.6Nickel£940
André Werlong80.5Nickel£880

* Eugène Sartory cello bow 78.8g  Sold
This strong and agile bow is in excellent condition and is an exceptional example of Sartory’s work.
Certificate from the late Bernard Millant.
For more information and photographs, click here.

 We are active supporters of the IPCI, the International Pernambuco Conservation Initiative.  We donate 2% of the selling price to the IPCI of every newly made contemporary bow sold through us.  

If you would like more information about our stock of cello bows or would like to arrange to try a selection, please contact us.  Bows can be taken out on trial for 7 days and can be posted back to us by Special Delivery.  We can also post up to three bows to you for trial; the postage charge for this is £15.  

If you are interested in selling a fine bow through us, please see Cello Exchange for full details.

For an insight into the bow testing process, see Bow Articles

For bow maker biographies, click here