3.7 We buy instruments

We are always looking for nice instruments and bows for our clients and are glad to examine your instruments any time.  We offer generous prices and are pleased to report we have helped many musicians find new homes for instruments and bows they no longer wish to own.

There are two ways we purchase instruments- outright purchases and

Outright purchases have the benefit of immediate payment once we agree on a price.

If you choose to leave an instrument with us on

consignment, after it sells, you will receive the agreed upon payment and we receive a percentage of the sale price.

Generally speaking, you will receive more by consigning an instrument, but you must wait for the instrument to sell to be paid.  There is no way of predicting how quickly an instrument will sell, or even if it will sell at all.

Please contact us if you have any concerns or questions to 213-471-2124.  If you are considering selling some items we are happy to see them without obligation or cost.  

Please remember that, as always, we cannot give any opinion about an instrument until we can examine it in person.


Here's some recommendation for you that easy procedures to find out the value of the instrument(s).


1. Please take a good picture of your violin (front and back) 


2. Send it to our shop email losangelesviolinshop@gmail.com or text direct cell phone 213-268-3560


3. We will let you know whether it is worth to sell or we may interested to purchase right away.


4. We don't buy Student instrument.