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This price list was updated on 30 November 2023

You are welcome to test bows here in Ely and take your favourites out on trial, or please contact us to arrange a postal trial of up to three bows. Trials last for 7 days and there is no charge for insurance. If you would like to see photographs of any bow, please contact us.

Early James Tubbs85.4SilverSold
Thomas Tubbs86.6Silver£10,000
Dodd stick Tubbs frog93.2Silver£10,000
David Samuels80.2Silver£8,000
W E Hill & Sons (Yeoman) c.191578.9Silver£8,000
W E H & S (Hill) Leeson & Bishop 192676.6Silver£6,000
Steve Salchow81.6Silver£6,000
Roger Zabinski83.6Silver£5,790
Robert Pierce81.0Gold£5,500
Christophe Schaeffer80.0Silver£5,500
W.E.H & S82.3Silver£5,500
J S Finkel83.0Gold£5,250
William Watson84.0Gold£5,000
H&S (Hill) bow by Albert Leeson75.5SilverSold
W E Hill & Sons (Scarbrow c.1933)77.5Silver£4,750
Eric Lane81.0Silver£4,580
John Aniano82.1Silver£4,580
Mark Yakoushkin85.0Silver£4,500
Doriane Bodart81.0Silver£4,000
Bernd Etzler82.2Silver£4,000
Bernd Etzler81.3Silver£4,000
Robert Pierce80.5Silver£3,950
J J van der Geest80.7Gold£3,000
Mark Drehmann82.0Silver£3,750
Victor Bernard82.0SilverSold
Josef Gabriel80.0Silver£3,330
David Tempest80.8Silver£3,300
David Tempest81.6Silver£3,300
Bernd Etzler81.0Silver£3,200
Didier Claudel82.5Silver£3,000
JJ van der Geest80.7Gold£3,000
David Tempest82.6Silver£2,950
Andrew McGill83.2Silver£2,950
Christian Wanka82.4Silver£2,950
Klaus Grünke80.5SilverSold
David Tempest78.6Silver£2,700
J R Silva81.6SilverSold
M Francisco81.9Silver£1,475
Siqueira81.0Silver/Ipe wood£1,475
Manoel Francisco82.3Silver£1,475
J R Silva81.9Silver£1,375
Juliano Oliveira80.3Nickel£1,375
S Trindade80.3Nickel£1,275
Jackson Fornaciari82.6Silver£1,075
Manoel Francisco82.5Silver/Ipe wood£1,075
V Grippa81.1Nickel/Ipe wood£1,075
Luan Ruy81.1Nickel£1,075

We are active supporters of the IPCI, the International Pernambuco Conservation Initiative. We donate 1% 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 for sale 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