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Barbara Lynn Duffy prominent Violin Historian.

Brabara Lynn Duffy has Devoted much of her life to the String Instruments Community, since 1950.

As an Expert in Rare and Old Violins, we offer the Best selection in String Instruments.

All Instruments personally set up and adjusted by our LUTHIER Dale Cockrum, 35 years with Duffy Read more

                                                                                                    

Price: $5,399.00
SKU: MLS4100VN
Presenting our highest quality violin, Duffy's is proud to 
offer professionally made modern instruments. 
 
After selecting the finest tonewoods, the raw materials are air-dried for over a 
decade before being carved into extraordinary instruments. Each instrument is 
hand-selected and inspected to ensure it meets our exacting standards of excellence.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $5,299.00
SKU: MLS3600VN
With its expertly applied and antiqued oil varnish and meticulous attention 
to tonal clarity and adjustments, Master Lucienne brings artistry and fine 
detail to each instrument.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $2,699.00
SKU: MLS3100VN
Master Linn brings the precision and exacting craftmanship of the classics 
to a modern instrument. The expert antiquing in the skillfully applied oil 
varnish provides an aesthetically pleasing match to superior sound quality.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $3,199.00
SKU: MLS2100VN-H
The Haddock represents the earliest instrument made by Guarneri del Gesù of 
our three bench copy violins. del Gesù’s earlier instruments follow the patterns and 
traditions of the Brescian and Cremonese styles of violinmaking more than his later 
works which are known for their mercurial and unique patterns.
 
Our Haddock Bench Copy features choice European spruce and well-figured curly 
maple; each instrument is professionally adjusted to ensure all copies meet our high 
standards of sound quality and tonal clarity.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $3,199.00
SKU: MLS2100VN-L
With its elongated f-holes and attenuated carving of the scroll, the Leduc violin is 
one of the most recognizable del Gesù instruments. The Leduc has been long-
revered as one of the greatest violins ever made and was owned and played often 
by virtuoso Henryk Szeryng during his career. 
 
Many believe the Leduc to be the last instrument del Gesù made. There is some 
mystery to its completion as del Gesù’s death in 1744 preceeds the 1745 date 
printed on the original label.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $3,199.00
SKU: MLS2100VN-K
With its austere detailing and broader outline, the Kemp demonstrates del 
Gesù’s movement away from the delicate Amati-like detailing found in his earlier 
instruments and towards the minimalist approach of his later works. 
 
This unrefined style almost suggests that del Gesù knew so clearly how to 
manipulate the materials as he crafted his instruments that he would not be held 
back by the details which did not directly influence creating impeccable sound.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $2,249.00
SKU: MLS1350VN
Perfectly matching its namesake, the Lady Claire pairs aesthetic beauty 
with aural brightness and clarity. Violins are crafted from carefully selected 
European tonewoods with striking and well-figured flame.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $1,949.00
SKU: MLS1100VN
The striking curly-maple back and select tonewoods of the Emperor are
finished with precise craftmanship. Each instrument is specially selected for 
its sound quality and quick response.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $1,249.00
SKU: MLS510VN
The well-seasoned spruce top and well-figured, quarter-cut curly maple 
back are tastefully antiqued with warm red tones. The ebony Parisian-eye 
fittings give the Ruby a decorative and classic finish.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $1,199.00
SKU: MLS508VN
With carefully selected tonewoods and detailed construction, the York 
consistently provides musicians with a rich and sonorous musical voice. 
Careful adjustments ensure that each instrument maintains the York’s 
quality standard of tonal clarity and sound projection.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $1,099.00
SKU: MLS503VN
Studying with Henri Vieuxtemps and performing with Franz Lizst are
among of Émile Sauret’s many musical accomplishments. The 1744 
Guarneri del Gesù violin he played became know as the “Sauret” and was 
recently purchased by Itzhak Perlman.
VIOLIN 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4
Price: $679.00
SKU: MLS140VN
Duffy's Choice, Great for Beginner Violin Dedicated Student
▪ Otto tailpiece with four fine tuners
▪ Parisian-eye end-button and pegs
▪ Professional quality hand-applied oil varnish
▪ Fully hand-carved with seasoned spruce top and flamed curly-maple back
▪ Outfit includes brazilwood bow and No. 2001 case
▪ Violins set-up with perlon strings.
VIOLIN: 4/4
Price: $599.00
SKU: MLS130VN
▪ Otto tailpiece with four fine tuners
▪ Professional quality hand-applied oil varnish
▪ Fully hand-carved with seasoned spruce top and flamed curly-maple back
▪ Outfit includes brazilwood bow and No. 2001 case
▪ 4/4 and 3/4 violins set-up with perlon strings; smaller violins 
set up with D’Addario Prelude strings
VIOLIN 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4
Price: $399.00
SKU: MLS120VN
▪ Durable golden-brown varnish
▪ Ebony fingerboard, pegs, and chinrest
▪ Set-up with D’Addario Prelude strings
▪ Otto tailpiece with four fine tuners
▪ Fully hand-carved with seasoned spruce top and maple back
▪ Outfit includes brazilwood bow and No. 1001 case
VIOLIN 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4
 
 
Price: $999.00
SKU: MLS450VN
Based on the famous Guarneri del Gesù violin owned by Henri Vieuxtemps,
 Vieuxtemps violin captures many of the visual and aural attributes of the original masterpiece.
VIOLIN 4/4 Only
Price: $199.00
SKU: MLS110VN
Duffy's Choice! Great Violin for Beginner
▪ Durable golden-brown varnish
▪ Ebony fingerboard, pegs, and chinrest
▪ Set-up with D’Addario Prelude strings
▪ Otto tailpiece with four fine tuners
▪ Fully hand-carved with seasoned spruce top and maple back
▪ Outfit includes brazilwood bow and No. 1001 case
VIOLIN: 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4
 
Price: $3,599.00
SKU: Duffy Hellier Strad Violin

The Hellier Strad Model is a copy of a famous violin made by
Stradivarius in 1679, owned for nearly two centuries by the family of
Sir Samuel Hellier. Its attractive decorative inlays make copies of this
violin highly sought after.
Special Price $3,599
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $3,195.00
SKU: Franz Sandner Violin FS803 Guarneri Model

MADE IN GERMANY

Franz Sandner Made in Germany Guarneri model, better flame with medium gloss, golden-brown finish. Clear tone with great projection. Plays effortlessly all the way up the “G” & “E” strings. Ebony Parisian eye pegs & endbutton, Despiau "B" level bridge, ebony tailpiece and Guarneri model chinrest. Dominant A, D, & C strings with Pirastro Wondertone E (loop end).
VIOLIN 4/4 only.

Price: $1,799.00
SKU: MLS530VN

Burled Violin The one-piece back and ribs of this instrument are
constructed from unique burled wood,
created in a tree when growth adbnormalities occur.
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $2,245.00
SKU: FS702A

MADE IN GERMANY

Franz Sandner Made in Germany Strad model, moderate flame. Tastefully antiqued deep brown to golden finish. Big sound - robust, yet clear lows and brilliant, easy to control highs. Ebony Parisian eye pegs & endbutton, Despiau "B" level bridge, ebony tailpiece and Guarneri model chinrest. Dominant A, D, & C strings with Pirastro Wondertone E (loop end).
VIOLIN 4/4 only.

Price: $2,195.00
SKU: CORE-SO10

Performance level violin. Powerful projection capable of full dynamic expression with a rich, complex tonal palette suitable for discerning musicians. Sophisticated, subtle "antiqued" varnish highlights the artistic workmanship. Aged 5 years after their construction and prior to varnishing. Includes ebony pegs and endbutton, Despiau "A" level French bridge, ebony tailpiece with E tuner, Guarneri model ebony chinrest, and Pirastro Evah Pirazzi strings (loop E). 4/4 only. Spruce top and maple back, both aged at least 10 years.
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $1,149.00
SKU: MLS505VN

 The Lord Wilton, a reknown Guarneri violin from 1742, was famous for its exceptional sound and performance.
Our copy features well-figured curly maple with an expertly applied and antiqued varnish.
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $1,395.00
SKU: CORE-SM10

Concert level violin. This instrument features a well-seasoned one-piece maple back aged at least 7 years! Combined with experienced craftsmanship, the resulting tonal qualities are well-balanced, with both clarity and warmth, refinement and power. Includes ebony Parisian eye pegs and endbutton, Despiau "B" level French bridge, ebony tailpiece with E tuner, Guarneri model ebony chinrest, and Dominant A, D, & G strings with Pirastro Wondertone Gold E (loop end).
VIOLIN 4/4 only.

Price: $1,449.00
SKU: MLS520VN

Cremonese, A professionally hand-applied spirit varnish accentuates the well-defined flame of its one-piece maple back, making the Cremonese emulative of many of the most-often studied instruments made by the Italian masters.
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $1,049.00
SKU: MLS500VN

Chaconne, Hand-carved boxwood fittings featuring a decorative cherub tailpiece and matching pegs pay homeage to J.B. Vuillaume, who first crafted detailed fittings for instruments made by the Italian masters. Available with standard or carved fittings
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $795.00
SKU: CORE-C10

Advancing-level violin with European spruce top, maple back & sides. Includes ebony Parisian eye pegs and endbutton, Despiau "C" level French bridge, ebony tailpiece with E tuner, Guarneri model ebony chinrest, and Dominant A, D, & G strings with Pirastro Wondertone Gold E (loop end). 
VIOLIN 1/2, 3/4, 4/4

Price: $590.00
SKU: CORE-A15-OUTFIT

Violin for Beginners, Duffy Academy Violin Basic Outfit includes our CC397 case, 1076VN bow, microfiber polishing cloth, and rosin. Better student quality violin. Flamed maple back and sides, spruce top, inlaid purfling, and ebony fingerboard, nut & saddle. Includes ebony pegs and endbutton, French bridge, Glasser tailpiece with integrated tuners, side mount chinrest, and D'Addario Prelude strings. 
VIOLIN 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4

Price: $5,399.00
SKU: MLS4100VN
Presenting our highest quality violin, Duffy's is proud to 
offer professionally made modern instruments. 
 
After selecting the finest tonewoods, the raw materials are air-dried for over a 
decade before being carved into extraordinary instruments. Each instrument is 
hand-selected and inspected to ensure it meets our exacting standards of excellence.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $3,599.00
SKU: Duffy Hellier Strad Violin

The Hellier Strad Model is a copy of a famous violin made by
Stradivarius in 1679, owned for nearly two centuries by the family of
Sir Samuel Hellier. Its attractive decorative inlays make copies of this
violin highly sought after.
Special Price $3,599
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $5,299.00
SKU: MLS3600VN
With its expertly applied and antiqued oil varnish and meticulous attention 
to tonal clarity and adjustments, Master Lucienne brings artistry and fine 
detail to each instrument.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $3,199.00
SKU: MLS2100VN-K
With its austere detailing and broader outline, the Kemp demonstrates del 
Gesù’s movement away from the delicate Amati-like detailing found in his earlier 
instruments and towards the minimalist approach of his later works. 
 
This unrefined style almost suggests that del Gesù knew so clearly how to 
manipulate the materials as he crafted his instruments that he would not be held 
back by the details which did not directly influence creating impeccable sound.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $3,199.00
SKU: MLS2100VN-L
With its elongated f-holes and attenuated carving of the scroll, the Leduc violin is 
one of the most recognizable del Gesù instruments. The Leduc has been long-
revered as one of the greatest violins ever made and was owned and played often 
by virtuoso Henryk Szeryng during his career. 
 
Many believe the Leduc to be the last instrument del Gesù made. There is some 
mystery to its completion as del Gesù’s death in 1744 preceeds the 1745 date 
printed on the original label.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $3,199.00
SKU: MLS2100VN-H
The Haddock represents the earliest instrument made by Guarneri del Gesù of 
our three bench copy violins. del Gesù’s earlier instruments follow the patterns and 
traditions of the Brescian and Cremonese styles of violinmaking more than his later 
works which are known for their mercurial and unique patterns.
 
Our Haddock Bench Copy features choice European spruce and well-figured curly 
maple; each instrument is professionally adjusted to ensure all copies meet our high 
standards of sound quality and tonal clarity.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $3,195.00
SKU: Franz Sandner Violin FS803 Guarneri Model

MADE IN GERMANY

Franz Sandner Made in Germany Guarneri model, better flame with medium gloss, golden-brown finish. Clear tone with great projection. Plays effortlessly all the way up the “G” & “E” strings. Ebony Parisian eye pegs & endbutton, Despiau "B" level bridge, ebony tailpiece and Guarneri model chinrest. Dominant A, D, & C strings with Pirastro Wondertone E (loop end).
VIOLIN 4/4 only.

Price: $2,699.00
SKU: MLS3100VN
Master Linn brings the precision and exacting craftmanship of the classics 
to a modern instrument. The expert antiquing in the skillfully applied oil 
varnish provides an aesthetically pleasing match to superior sound quality.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $2,249.00
SKU: MLS1350VN
Perfectly matching its namesake, the Lady Claire pairs aesthetic beauty 
with aural brightness and clarity. Violins are crafted from carefully selected 
European tonewoods with striking and well-figured flame.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $2,245.00
SKU: FS702A

MADE IN GERMANY

Franz Sandner Made in Germany Strad model, moderate flame. Tastefully antiqued deep brown to golden finish. Big sound - robust, yet clear lows and brilliant, easy to control highs. Ebony Parisian eye pegs & endbutton, Despiau "B" level bridge, ebony tailpiece and Guarneri model chinrest. Dominant A, D, & C strings with Pirastro Wondertone E (loop end).
VIOLIN 4/4 only.

Price: $2,195.00
SKU: CORE-SO10

Performance level violin. Powerful projection capable of full dynamic expression with a rich, complex tonal palette suitable for discerning musicians. Sophisticated, subtle "antiqued" varnish highlights the artistic workmanship. Aged 5 years after their construction and prior to varnishing. Includes ebony pegs and endbutton, Despiau "A" level French bridge, ebony tailpiece with E tuner, Guarneri model ebony chinrest, and Pirastro Evah Pirazzi strings (loop E). 4/4 only. Spruce top and maple back, both aged at least 10 years.
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $1,949.00
SKU: MLS1100VN
The striking curly-maple back and select tonewoods of the Emperor are
finished with precise craftmanship. Each instrument is specially selected for 
its sound quality and quick response.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $1,799.00
SKU: MLS530VN

Burled Violin The one-piece back and ribs of this instrument are
constructed from unique burled wood,
created in a tree when growth adbnormalities occur.
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $1,449.00
SKU: MLS520VN

Cremonese, A professionally hand-applied spirit varnish accentuates the well-defined flame of its one-piece maple back, making the Cremonese emulative of many of the most-often studied instruments made by the Italian masters.
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $1,395.00
SKU: CORE-SM10

Concert level violin. This instrument features a well-seasoned one-piece maple back aged at least 7 years! Combined with experienced craftsmanship, the resulting tonal qualities are well-balanced, with both clarity and warmth, refinement and power. Includes ebony Parisian eye pegs and endbutton, Despiau "B" level French bridge, ebony tailpiece with E tuner, Guarneri model ebony chinrest, and Dominant A, D, & G strings with Pirastro Wondertone Gold E (loop end).
VIOLIN 4/4 only.

Price: $1,249.00
SKU: MLS510VN
The well-seasoned spruce top and well-figured, quarter-cut curly maple 
back are tastefully antiqued with warm red tones. The ebony Parisian-eye 
fittings give the Ruby a decorative and classic finish.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $1,199.00
SKU: MLS508VN
With carefully selected tonewoods and detailed construction, the York 
consistently provides musicians with a rich and sonorous musical voice. 
Careful adjustments ensure that each instrument maintains the York’s 
quality standard of tonal clarity and sound projection.
VIOLIN 4/4
Price: $1,149.00
SKU: MLS505VN

 The Lord Wilton, a reknown Guarneri violin from 1742, was famous for its exceptional sound and performance.
Our copy features well-figured curly maple with an expertly applied and antiqued varnish.
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $1,099.00
SKU: MLS503VN
Studying with Henri Vieuxtemps and performing with Franz Lizst are
among of Émile Sauret’s many musical accomplishments. The 1744 
Guarneri del Gesù violin he played became know as the “Sauret” and was 
recently purchased by Itzhak Perlman.
VIOLIN 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4
Price: $1,049.00
SKU: MLS500VN

Chaconne, Hand-carved boxwood fittings featuring a decorative cherub tailpiece and matching pegs pay homeage to J.B. Vuillaume, who first crafted detailed fittings for instruments made by the Italian masters. Available with standard or carved fittings
VIOLIN 4/4

Price: $999.00
SKU: MLS450VN
Based on the famous Guarneri del Gesù violin owned by Henri Vieuxtemps,
 Vieuxtemps violin captures many of the visual and aural attributes of the original masterpiece.
VIOLIN 4/4 Only
Price: $795.00
SKU: CORE-C10

Advancing-level violin with European spruce top, maple back & sides. Includes ebony Parisian eye pegs and endbutton, Despiau "C" level French bridge, ebony tailpiece with E tuner, Guarneri model ebony chinrest, and Dominant A, D, & G strings with Pirastro Wondertone Gold E (loop end). 
VIOLIN 1/2, 3/4, 4/4

Price: $679.00
SKU: MLS140VN
Duffy's Choice, Great for Beginner Violin Dedicated Student
▪ Otto tailpiece with four fine tuners
▪ Parisian-eye end-button and pegs
▪ Professional quality hand-applied oil varnish
▪ Fully hand-carved with seasoned spruce top and flamed curly-maple back
▪ Outfit includes brazilwood bow and No. 2001 case
▪ Violins set-up with perlon strings.
VIOLIN: 4/4
Price: $599.00
SKU: MLS130VN
▪ Otto tailpiece with four fine tuners
▪ Professional quality hand-applied oil varnish
▪ Fully hand-carved with seasoned spruce top and flamed curly-maple back
▪ Outfit includes brazilwood bow and No. 2001 case
▪ 4/4 and 3/4 violins set-up with perlon strings; smaller violins 
set up with D’Addario Prelude strings
VIOLIN 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4
Price: $590.00
SKU: CORE-A15-OUTFIT

Violin for Beginners, Duffy Academy Violin Basic Outfit includes our CC397 case, 1076VN bow, microfiber polishing cloth, and rosin. Better student quality violin. Flamed maple back and sides, spruce top, inlaid purfling, and ebony fingerboard, nut & saddle. Includes ebony pegs and endbutton, French bridge, Glasser tailpiece with integrated tuners, side mount chinrest, and D'Addario Prelude strings. 
VIOLIN 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4

Price: $399.00
SKU: MLS120VN
▪ Durable golden-brown varnish
▪ Ebony fingerboard, pegs, and chinrest
▪ Set-up with D’Addario Prelude strings
▪ Otto tailpiece with four fine tuners
▪ Fully hand-carved with seasoned spruce top and maple back
▪ Outfit includes brazilwood bow and No. 1001 case
VIOLIN 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4
 
 
Price: $199.00
SKU: MLS110VN
Duffy's Choice! Great Violin for Beginner
▪ Durable golden-brown varnish
▪ Ebony fingerboard, pegs, and chinrest
▪ Set-up with D’Addario Prelude strings
▪ Otto tailpiece with four fine tuners
▪ Fully hand-carved with seasoned spruce top and maple back
▪ Outfit includes brazilwood bow and No. 1001 case
VIOLIN: 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, 4/4