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...(ARCHIVED)... Antique Cello Stradivarius model. Germany 1950s

"“If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.”" -William Shakespeare



Beautiful Antique cello with resonant and clear tone. Made in Germany, 1950’s.  This cello is in truly excellent condition, never had cracks, splits or woodworm and is beautiful to behold.

Set-up by Phil Whitehead and professionally adjusted for perfect playability, and for the most clear and balanced tone. 

Cello Specs

  • Belly: Solid Spruce. Germany

  • Back: Solid Maple. Germany

  • Ribs: Solid Maple. Germany

  • Purfling: Ebony/Maple/Ebony. Inlaid by hand

  • Bridge: 'Despiau' Deluxe model (France)

  • Pegs: Ebony

  • Fingerboard: Ebony

  • Tailpiece: Wittner, ultralight, with built-in precision fine-tuners (Germany).

  • Strings: Larsen A & D (Denmark). Spirocore C & G (Austria)

You are welcome to visit 'The String Workshop' in Mairangi Bay and try before you buy.