100% Trade-In Policy on LA Violin Shop’s Instruments

There has never been a better time to “Step-Up” to your next instrument!
Los Angeles Violin Shop is devoted to your musical development from your first, beginning instrument to your top-notch, professional instrument.  As you advance musically, you will undoubtedly need an instrument that will support your growth. We encourage you to take advantage of our trade-in program. Whether you’re upgrading sizes or launching your career, we offer generous trade-in credit: At Los Angeles Violin Shop, we accept any instrument and/or bow purchased for upgrade* instrument at our shop in full trade in value with original receipt less conditioning fee (to cover any wear and tear repairs and new strings).

Conditioning Fees:

Violin: $250 or up to 10% of paid instrument price, whichever is greater

Viola: $350 or up to 10% of paid instrument price, whichever is greater

Cello: $450 or up to 10% of paid instrument price, whichever is greater

100% of trade in value may be applied towards up to 70% of retail purchasing price.

* Trade may not be available for consigned or makers instruments or bows.

100%   Trade-in Credit may be used towards up to 70% of the purchase price of a new, used or blemished instrument or instrument outfit at LA Violin Shop.


Trade-In Terms and Conditions:
You must have purchased the original instrument or outfit directly from Los Angeles Violin Shop. Trade-in credit may only be applied towards the purchase of the same type of instrument (e.g. violin credit can only be used towards the purchase of another violin) and may not be applied to electric instruments, consignments or accessories. Trade-in credit from multiple instruments may not be combined. Trade-in credit may not be eligible toward the purchase of already highly discounted, special offers. Credit may not be combined with any other discount or promotional offer. A depreciation fee may apply if the instrument has had significant damage such as cracks. LA Violin Shop reserves the right to change all policies at any time and refuse an instrument/bow for trade-in due to excessive wear, damage, or any other condition at Los Angeles Violin Shop’s sole discretion. Los Angeles Violin Shop reserves the right to refuse any trade-in instrument or bow that has been subjected to abuse, damage, or repair by unauthorized person(s). Cases and accessories are ineligible for trade-in.

Instruments Not Purchased at LA Violin Shop
Whenever possible we will try to accommodate customers with trade-ins from other shops. If you would like to trade in an instrument you purchased elsewhere towards a LA Violin Shop instrument, please call us at 213-471-2124. Please note that each situation is unique and we are not able to accept all trade-ins. However, the Los Angeles Violin Shop staff promises to do their best to present a trade-in option towards a Los Angeles Violin Shop instrument.