The Wessex Cello XVI

The Wessex Violin Company. English Instruments

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Wessex Model XVI Cello CI110/11/15

The Renaissance of a Tradition

Each instrument is individually labelled and is accompanied by a hand written Certificate of Authenticity, bearing photographs of the instrument.

The Wessex Violin Company Model XVI Cello

Amati & Stradivari Pattern.

These instruments are made from selected materials and consistently have great attention to detail both internally and in the exterior finish. Quality ebony fittings with a Despiau ‘Two Tree’ bridge fitted as standard.

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A Workshop made instrument with hand applied oil varnish. The instrument is made on an adapted Amati pattern, with a typically English flourish to the scrolls and F holes. Occasionally a generic Stradivari pattern, with slightly squarer shoulders and flatter arching is used.

Typical measurements: LOB 755mm, UB 361mm, MB 251mm & LB 450mm

Made in England

The first commercially made English violin since 1939. Violin making in England has a strong heritage with celebrated makers such as William Forster, Thomas Kennedy, Benjamin Banks, the Hills, John Lott et al. produced fine instruments, especially cellos.

In the modern era Britain has some of the finest makers living, whose work is regularly sought after by soloists and professionals alike.

The Renaissance of a Tradition

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Certificate of Authenticity Wessex Violins
Certificate of Authenticity issued with every instrument
Handwritten provenance with bespoke images

A Trading Name of

The Sound Post Limited, Jocelyn House, 2d Newopaul Way, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 8RY, United Kingdom