Cello Sales: Second hand Cellos & Cello Accessories for Sale (2022)

  • United KingdomPosted: 10 Sep 2022Cello:Erich Werner, Germany, 1980Price: £3500The cello is a well-proportioned full size instrument: the length of back is 757mm, and the string length is 690mm. The ribs and…
  • United KingdomPosted: 09 Sep 2022Cello:Cello by George Langton, Settrington, England, 1700sPrice: £12,000A beautiful old English cello. This instrument has been used professionally for many years in orchestras, chamber music, for…
  • FrancePosted: 05 Sep 2022Cello:JB Vuillaume 1845Price: 350000 eurosPerfect state of restoration
  • ItalyPosted: 05 Sep 2022Cello:Cello Massimo Negroni 1991Price: Upon RequestBeautiful Cello Massimo Negroni made in 1991. The Cello is in perfect condition, made with wonderful wood and it has a big and…
  • FrancePosted: 02 Sep 2022Cello Bow:Stéphane Thomachot France 2003Price: 10000Bow in perfect condition silver
  • SpainPosted: 02 Sep 2022Cello Bow:German cello bow 4/4 H.R. Pfretzschner.Price: 2.500 €Arco de cello 4/4 profesional H.R. Pfretzschner. Buen estado. Se puede probar en Madrid, zona de Ópera. Cello bow 4/4…
  • United KingdomPosted: 01 Sep 2022Cello:Hawkes made in Germany .. 100 years oldPrice: £28004/4 Cello. 1922 Hawkes Markneukirchen Full size cello Good sound and Very good condition. Suitable for Grade 8./ Advanced level…
  • United KingdomPosted: 29 Aug 2022Baroque Cello:5 string Baroque Cello by gold medalist Clive MorrisPrice: POAThe cello is based on the Brothers Amati Piccolo instrument now kept in the RAM
  • FrancePosted: 18 Aug 2022Cello:Violoncelle CJ-B COLLIN-MEZIN 1922Price: 20000~ English Below~ Beau Violoncelle 4/4 Charles Jean-Baptiste COLLIN MEZIN réalisé en 1922. Son chaleureux et puissant en très…
  • United KingdomPosted: 16 Aug 2022Cello:German Cello c.1880Price: £4.750.00I am selling my cello which I’ve owned since 1985 and is 1880s German manufactured. I used it to take me to grade 8 in the…
  • United KingdomPosted: 11 Aug 2022Cello:Solar (Madrid)Price: £16,500Beautiful, versatile and even toned instrument, made in 1979. Played professionally for its whole life as a chamber, orchestral…
  • United KingdomPosted: 08 Aug 2022Cello:Paesold 602E 4/4 Cello - bought in 2004Price: £1800Beautiful Paesold 602E full size cello with a gorgeous, rich tone. Bought in 2004, she's had one careful and loving owner. In…
  • United KingdomPosted: 25 Jul 2022Cello:Stringer's of Edinburgh Soloist Cello OutfitPrice: £1500Full size cello purchased from Stringers around 2010, known as their Soloist Cello Outfit. Fitted with upgrade, quality old stock…
  • United KingdomPosted: 15 Jul 2022Cello:French and GermanPrice: £3,200We are a friendly, family-run business, selling French and German orchestral stringed instruments from between 100 and 200 years…
  • United KingdomPosted: 05 Jul 2022Cello:Hungarian Cello - Circa 1890 - Ideal for a Conservatoire Level StudentPrice: £16'000Listen to the smooth warm tones of this beautiful cello here: https://youtu.be/BvZA8YNwv3E I bought this cello in 2017 and I've…
  • United KingdomPosted: 03 Jul 2022Cello:Lowendahl?Mittenwald? Circa 1880 4/4Price: £4950Very nice quality instrument,in original condition.She has had some repairs in the past,but is in wonderful order.Lovely…
  • United KingdomPosted: 03 Jul 2022Cello:Prague, Czech Republic circa 1900 4/4Price: £3950Lovely original full sized cello originating in Prague, Czech Republic. She has been professionally set up,with new bridge,Larsen…
  • United KingdomPosted: 03 Jul 2022Cello:Bohemian 19th century fullsizePrice: £3950Fully restored old Bohemian cello.She has been set up with a Belgian bridge, And fitted with new Larsen strings,and Whittner fine…
  • SwitzerlandPosted: 27 Jun 2022Cello:Léon Victor Mougenot, France Mirecourt, 1921Price: 32.000 €Wonderful cello made by Léon Victor Mougenot in Mirecourt 1921, France, in 1921. Good Condition. Warm, powerful sound. One used…
  • SwitzerlandPosted: 17 Jun 2022Cello:Superb and very rare cello by Pietro Testore, Milan ca.1770Price: On demandThis very rare cello by this member of Milans famous Testore family is in unbelievable overall condition.There are no cracks on…
  • United KingdomPosted: 16 Jun 2022Cello:French JTL 3/4 c.1880Price: £3,000 GBP, ONO3/4 size French cello, JTL (Jerome Thibouville Lamy) Mirecourt school, c.1880. Beautiful tone for a small cello. Length of back…
  • United KingdomPosted: 10 Jun 2022Cello Accessories/Cases:BAM La Defense case with BAM backpack systemPrice: £700.00Brushed aluminium coloured BAM La Defense case with BAM comfort backpack system included. The case is in great condition although…
  • United KingdomPosted: 10 Jun 2022Cello:Cello by Newark School of Violin Making, England, c1995Price: c£8000Contemporary made cello c1995 Labelled Newark School of Violin Making The instrument has a two-piece, highly flamed maple back…
  • SpainPosted: 09 Jun 2022Cello:Horst Wild, Berlín 1938Price: 16000€German's cello. Berlín 1938. Horst Wild. Fantastic sound. Perfect for students level superior. 16000€ The instrument lives in…
  • GermanyPosted: 05 Jun 2022Cello:modern italian celloPrice: 15000 EuroOutstanding modern Italian cello from 2017. Great tone and projection, colourful and responsive. Suitable for any professional…
  • FrancePosted: 30 May 2022Cello:Jacques BAUER, France, 1991Price: 20 000 €Très beau violoncelle de 1991 créé par Jacques BAUER ayant remporté le troisième prix au concours de Lutherie et…
  • United KingdomPosted: 29 May 2022Cello:Mansuy Paris circa 1870 4/4 celloPrice: 5000A lovely French cello,of very good quality.The condition is very good, And her tone is superb.The instrument is labelled at the…
  • United KingdomPosted: 28 May 2022Cello:French 7/8 small 4/4 circa 1880Price: £6000A stunning French luthier instrument of top quality craftsmanship. She is in very nice condition for age,with a few minor…
  • United KingdomPosted: 28 May 2022Cello:Cellos for salePrice: Prices on websiteI have a lovely selection of handcarved cellos dating from early 19th century, to 20th century.They are all European and…
  • United KingdomPosted: 23 May 2022Cello:French early 20th century full sizePrice: £7500A beautiful cello in wonderful condition.The quality is very high,with a lovely finish.She has just been professionally set up…
  • United KingdomPosted: 15 May 2022Cello:Old Stock Westbury Cello 4/4Price: £1500Symphony Outfit Larsen Medium Solo Strings Symphony Fiberglass Case (4.3kg) Symphony Octagonal Bow (79.6g) Recently Valued full…
  • Hong KongPosted: 13 May 2022Baroque Cello:Jay Haide 2003Price: 2000 GBP(HALF PRICE) I am selling a Jay Haide Baroque Cello. Bought it from Early Music Shop UK in 2016 for 4245GBP. Comes with a newly…
  • United KingdomPosted: 11 May 2022Cello Bow:USA CODA Diamond NX cello bowPrice: £400Purchased from The String Zone 9 July 2021. Immaculate condition. I have to stop playing the cello for health reasons…
  • GermanyPosted: 11 May 2022Cello:Cello 4/4Price: 3.800,004/4 Cello von Ifshin Violins, Modéle artistique á l'ancienne, aus der Jay Haide Linie. Für spezielle Informationen empfehle…
  • United KingdomPosted: 02 May 2022Cello:Thomas Kennedy of London 1830/40Price: £60,000This instrument is sonorous. It has a deep, vibrant tone and is lovely to play. It is well maintained and has recently been…
  • United KingdomPosted: 01 May 2022Cello:French early 20th century labelled Gustave BazinPrice: £7500A beautiful quality early 20th century French cello. She is in wonderful condition,and has just been professionally set up, By my…
  • United KingdomPosted: 01 May 2022Cello:Loual Riebel - Cremona 2011Price: 21.000£Fine modern cello made in Cremona. It’s a Goffriller model. Back, sides and scroll made of flamed maple from the Balkans…
  • ItalyPosted: 25 Apr 2022Cello:French celloPrice: 9.000€A lovely french cello made circa 1850. Beatiful and warm sound. It's in excellent condition and easy to play. It's fitted with…
  • United StatesPosted: 12 Apr 2022Cello Bow:Fini Classical Cello Bow 2021Price: 1,800 USDCopy of Dodd bow by Aaron Fini. This is an extremely fine pernambuco bow that can be used for historical performance or in any…
  • United StatesPosted: 12 Apr 2022Cello Bow:V. Schaeffer Cello BowPrice: 1,600.00 USDThis is a Satory model cello bow stamped "V. Schaeffer - Brasil" on a round pernambuco stick. The ebony frog is sterling silver…
  • United KingdomPosted: 10 Apr 2022Baroque Cello:Modern "Baroque" Cello, Rudolph Fiedler (Czech), 2002Price: £4200 o.n.o. (UK)This is a very nice cello in excellent condition. Unusually, it can be converted easily from its baroque playing style to a…
  • United KingdomPosted: 09 Apr 2022Cello:Hungarian Cello - Circa 1890 - Ideal for a Conservatoire Level StudentPrice: £16'000Listen to the smooth warm tones of this beautiful cello here: https://youtu.be/BvZA8YNwv3E I bought this cello in 2017 and I've…
  • IrelandPosted: 06 Apr 2022Cello:Jim McKillup-Northern IrelandPrice: €10000Lovely cello by Jim McKillup, beautiful sound and easy to play. Used in professional Irish orchestras for more than 15 years. Can…
  • United KingdomPosted: 21 Mar 2022Cello:Stentor Arcadia Cello 4/4 Full Size and Gewa CasePrice: £2350Stentor Arcadia Cello 4/4 Full Size and Case Owned and played only by me. This cello is in excellent condition. I bought it fromm…
  • SwitzerlandPosted: 20 Mar 2022Cello:Superb and very rare cello by Pietro Testore, Milan ca.1775Price: On demandThis very rare cello by this member of Milans famous Testore family is in unbelievable overall condition.There are no cracks on…
  • SpainPosted: 16 Mar 2022Cello Bow:Alfred Lamy Pere Cello bow 1910Price: 14.900 eurosAt the moment the bow is in Switzerland A very fine cello bow from Joseph Alfred Lamy dit Pere made in 1910. Wonderful pernambuco…
  • United KingdomPosted: 13 Mar 2022Cello:French circa 1890 luthier made 4/4Price: £4500This lovely old handmade cello,has been fully restored. She has new bridge,Ebony fingerboard,and fitted with Larsen strings. She…
  • United KingdomPosted: 13 Mar 2022Cello:Joseph Hornsteiner cello c.1785, Mittenwald, GermanyPrice: £22500A rare Joseph Hornsteiner cello in superb condition. Only one other example has come up for sale in last ten years. Recently set…
  • United KingdomPosted: 12 Mar 2022Cello:FrenchPrice: 10,000I bought this cello in October however, after playing in a few concerts I’ve decided it’s too long for me. (I’m 5ft). It is…

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What should I look for in a second hand cello? ›

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How much should I pay for a good cello? ›

How much does a cello cost? Some basic price frameworks would be from $300 to $2,500 for beginner cellos. A mid-level cello would range from $2,500 to $10,000, and anything over $10,000 falls into the category of high-quality, professional instruments.

How do I sell my second hand cello? ›

Selling or Trading in a Cello to a Music Store

One of the easiest ways to sell a cello is to take it to a music shop that specializes in string instruments. Since music shops sell cellos frequently, they are likely to buy your cello for a fair price.

Do older cellos sound better? ›

There is in general an “old sound” and a “new sound” that is discernable when you try the two side by side: especially in a smaller space. Many people prefer the woodier sound of the older instruments, usually darker and, well, older.

How do you know if a cello is good? ›

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Are cheap cellos worth it? ›

Cheap cellos are great option if you are low on budget, they will not only give you a satisfactory value for your money, but also meet all your expectations. Before choosing any of the musical instrument above, be sure of your preference and go for the one that has all your desired features.

Do cellos hold their value? ›

While it may not fund your retirement after a few decades, a quality instrument will hold its value, and, in the case of many StringWorks instruments in the higher end (Maestro and higher), will appreciate in value, so if you ever had to sell it - whether through us, another shop, or privately - you can often get back ...

How often should I change my cello strings? ›

For the cellists: It is generally recommended that you replace your strings every 8-12 months to get the maximum quality out of your strings. This avoids any build up of sweat, rosin and just general germs from affecting your sound, fingers and instrument!

What size cello should I use? ›

Cellos are sized according to the length of the back of the instrument. Older teenagers and adults play full size, or 4/4, cellos. These are 30 inches in length or sometimes slightly longer depending on the manufacturer. Younger and/or shorter students will find the smaller cellos will fit better.

What do you do with old cello? ›

You can also try to sell your old cello or banjo at your local music shop. Most times, music stores buy and sell used instruments, and they'll have a much better idea of what your unwanted instruments are really worth.

Where are Jay Haide cellos made? ›

The Jay Haide instruments, made at the company's Chinese workshop, are modeled on such historical makers as Stradivari, Guarneri, and Guadagnini.

How long is cello bow? ›

Cello Bow Sizes

They are normally heavier and often have a curved frog (as compared to violin bows which have straight edges). Cello bows have a wider bowhair girth than violin or viola bow. Cello bow overall lengths range from 15 (1/32) inches for a child to 28.5 (4/4) inches for an adult.

When should you upgrade your cello? ›

On average, after playing consistently for two to three years, students are ready to progress to an intermediate instrument. Typically, if a student can hear or feel the difference between beginner and intermediate instruments, the time is right to move up.

Why do older string instruments sound better? ›

One thing that might explain why older instruments are perceived to sound better is natural selection. In the case of instruments this means that only the instruments which sounded good in the first place ever made it to old age.

Why do old instruments sound better? ›

The theory that best explains this is - that as the wood in the body ages, it becomes lighter and more responsive and more resonant. In an acoustic guitar, the sound comes from the vibration of the top - also known as the sound board. The vibration of the strings alone produces very little sound.

What is Cello Wolf Tone? ›

What Is a Wolf Tone? Instrument maker Chris Dungey describes the wolf as “a result of the instability between the vibration of the body of the cello and the vibration of the affected string, which then serve to cancel each other out. The note has barely begun to sound when it disappears.

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