Cello Bows

We have a range of good quality student bows. Sticks are Pernambuco or Brazilwood and mounted in nickel or silver. Makers include Erich Steiner, Knoll, G.Werner, W.Seifert, Arcos Brazil, Lefin, Finkel. Prices from £150.00.

We also sell the full range of Water Violet bows subject to availability. Prices on application.

Alfred Tubbs

Old english cello bow, very rare.

Alfred Tubbs Cello Bow
Alfred Tubbs Cello Bow Head

Arthur Copley 1919-20

Hill cello bowed, stamped WEH & S, by Arthur Copley 1919–20, weight 81g.

Hill Cello Bow
Hill Cello Bow Head

English, Arnold Voigt

Round stick with mounts of silver and ebony. 73.8g.


English, Arnold Voigt

Octagonal stick with mounts of nickel and ebony. 74g.


English, Hill. Stamped H & S

Round stick with mounts of silver and plain ebony. 80g.


Eugene Sartory c.1890-92

Fine French cello bow by Eugene Sartory, stamped, E. SARTORY A PARIS, c.1890 – 92, with certificate from Bernard Millant, Paris, weight 79.4g.

Eugene Sartory Cello Bow
Eugene Sartory Cello Bow Head

French, Jean-Luc Tauziede 2006

Round stick with mounts of silver and ebony. 80g.


French, Prosper Colas c.1900

Round stick with mounts of silver and ebony. 68.5g.


German, C. Schuster

Round stick with mounts of silver and ebony. 83.5g.


German, H.R. Pfretzchner c.1900

Round stick with mounts of silver and ebony. 75.8g.


German, Pfretzchner. Stamped W.E. Hill. c.1880

Stamped W.E. Hill. C.1880 Round stick with mounts of silver and ebony. 77.5g.


Hill cello bow, stamped H&S circa 1920

Silver mounted plain ebony frog. Weight 80gms.


Hill cello bow, stamped W E Hill & Sons circa 1920

Silver mounted tortoiseshell frog with "fleur di lis" inlay. Weight 78gms.


John Dodd

Old english cello bow.

John Dodd Cello Bow
John Dodd Cello Bow Head

William G. Johnson 1918-19

Hill cello bow, stamped H & S, by William G. Johnson 1918-19, weight 80g.

Hill Cello Bow
Hill Cello Bow Head

Setup, Repair & Bow Rehairs

A instrument setup typically consists of: Cleaning and polishing, new pegs, top nut, shooting and reprofiling fingerboard, handcut bridge individually made for the instrument, sound post, good set of strings, modern tailpiece, tailgut and fine tuner. Please contact us for further information.

Bow rehairs, using top quality Mongolian horse-hair, are £40.00 for violin bows and £45.00 for cello bows.

A same day service is often available by arrangement. Please contact us for further information.