CUSTOM WVS MODELS MADE ESPECIALLY FOR OUR SHOP
We currently have four models of composite bows that we have worked with our manufacturer to design to our shops specifications. They include our shops custom logo and brand to the stick. We feel that these are the best playing bows for the price point, and by putting our name on them we are putting our reputation behind them as well.
Wyatt Violin* (one star) Carbon Fiber Bow
Violin - $95 / Viola - $99 / Cello - $150 / Bass - $235
The Wyatt Violin * is an affordable and well-balanced carbon fiber violin bow with a beautifully finished black stick. This violin bow is a good choice for beginning to advancing players. The horsehair is high quality, on a round (carbon fiber-graphite) stick, ebony frog fully mounted with nickel-silver, Parisian eye, three-part adjuster and faux whalebone winding with leather grip.
Wyatt Violin** (Two Star) Braided Carbon Fiber Bow
Braided Carbon Fiber
Violin - $135 / Viola - $140 / Cello - $210 / Bass - $310
The Wyatt Violin ** braided carbon fiber bow combines the latest in carbon fiber technology, is strong, easy to control, durable, a delight to play, and provides a rich, clear tone. This bow is perfect for electric violins.
Available sizes: 4/4 - 1/8.
Wyatt Violin *** (Three star)
HYBRID - Pernambuco wood wrapped Carbon Fiber
Violin - $220 / Viola - $230 / Cello - $275 (4/4 only) / Bass - N/A
The Wyatt Violin *** bow has a flamed Pernambuco wood wrap over a carbon fiber stick, giving the durability of a fine quality carbon stick with some tonal properties of a Pernambuco wood bow. Full-lined ebony frog with Parisian eye, 3-part button with eye, thread/wire grip.
Available sizes: 4/4 - 1/2.
Other Student to Advanced Level Bows:
Eastman K. Holtz
Fiberglass Student model Bow - Available in all sizes.
Violin - $56 / Viola - $64 / Cello - $78 / Bass - $98
The K. Holtz bow is designed with the beginner's budgets and needs in mind. They are extremely durable, setup with real horse hair, and feature ebony frogs mounted in nickel silver and mother-of-pearl. The bows are wound with silver-plated wire and are equipped with a genuine leather grip.
Eastman Cadenza Bows
Durable, handles easily, and produces a great sound. A good value for all players.
Cadenza - Nickel mounted, ebony frog bow with black carbon fiber stick
Violin: $130 Viola: $140 Cello: $155 Bass: $320
Cadenza * - Nickel mounted, ebony frog bow with unique woven titanium colored carbon fiber stick
Violin: $160 Viola: $170 Cello: $190
Cadenza ** - Nickel mounted, ebony frog bow with unique Pernambuco faced carbon fiber stick
Violin: $245 Viola: $265 Cello: $295
Then 1997 Celso de Mello and Vito Vissicaro started Arcos Brasil USA, aimed at distributing the best products for the trade in North America. They offer free advice in bow care, maintenance, and dealer referrals to anyone interested. Every member of Arcos Brasil is proud of contributing to the process by which musicians evolve in the perfection of their artistry. Our own bow workshop is located in the state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, a beautiful site 30 minutes from the Atlantic. Here, our great team of skilled artists put together their efforts for the production of bows following historical methods.
Some other Brands of Bows we carry:
John Brasil, Sousa Bows, John Paul & many more.
Advanced & Professional level Bows
We have a large selection of Violin, Viola, Cello & Bass Bows to fit any budget.
Only a portion of our inventory is listed on this website and our inventory is constantly changing.
This is a small list of what we have available, please contact us with any questions. We hand select each bow based on quality of workmanship, balance, and play-ability with the goal of having only the best examples available for the price.
(We have 100's of old German, English, American, & French bows available)
FN Voirin, France G/T
H.R. Pfretzschner, Markneukirchen Mid Century
Eugene Sartory, Paris (w/ cert from Salchow)
(SOLD) Eugene Sartory, Paris c.1905 (w/ cert from Salchow)
Joseph Arthur Vigneron, Paris, c.1900 (w/ cert from Salchow)
W.E. Hill & Sons, by Watson, fluer delese G/T, England
W.E. Hill & Sons, England c.1940 (WE H&S)
W.E. HILL & SONS, by Bishop, England 1926. (S/T 59g)
Bernard Ouchard for Vidoudez, Geneve
Otto A. Hoyer, Pariser, Markneukirchen 1922 (G/E)
Marcel Lapierre, Mirecourt, mid 20th century (w/ cert )
Joseph Arthur Vigneron, Paris (repair to head)
Alfred Lamy, France
Otto Hoyer branded Leon Pique
Voirin model by Herrmann Richard Pfretzschner, c. 1900. (stamped Voirin a Paris)
Pajeot model, Keith Bearden, 1982.
Franz Albert Nurnberger Jr., Markneukirchen c. 1930. 59.5g
Franz Albert Nurnberger Jr., Markneukirchen c. 1900. (Wurlitzer's initials branded to end of stick)
Rodney D. Mohr, Ohio 2015 (maker’s certificate) (Multiple examples)
Otto Hoyer, Germany c. 1940 59g
Leon Pique branded bow by Otto Hoyer c.1930
G.A. Pfretzschner, Markneukirchen c. 1930. 62g (Treble Clef to frog)
Albert Schuster with a stanhope "picture lens", Germany c.1930. The lens reveals an image of Paganini. 59.5g
Franz Albert II, Markneukirchen, earl part of the 20th century.
Carl Albert Nurnberger, Germany c. Early 20th Century.
(Sold) Carl Albert Nurnberger for E. HERRMANN, Berlin c. 1930.
Richard Weichold, Dresden c. Late 19th century.
Otto Hoyer for John Friedrich
Warren & Sons, by Kieth Bearden (w/ Warren photo cert)
Warren & Sons, by Kieth Bearden (w/ Warren photo cert)
D. Chagas for Arcos Brasil, 2017 (Gold Fitted)
D. Chagas for Arcos Brasil, 2018 (Gold Fitted)
Herrmann Richard Pfretzschner, Early 20th century
E. Bodach-Turner, American
Sarasate Virtuoso, French
D'APRES PECCATTE, France 62g
A fine example Herrmann Richard Pfretzschner, Markneukirchen 1955
Gottfried Sturm, Germany mid-century
Peter Stordock, American
Gustav Prager, Germany early 20th century
Eduard Reiner, Germany c.1930
French, silk wrap, c.1910
TOURTE branded German bow with wild flame
Albert H. Karr
Leon Pique, germany c.1930
(Multiple examples, over 30 more old bows)
Viola & Cello
A good viola bow by François Lotte, Mirecout, France ca. 1930. (w/ Cert.)
A good Viola bow by Morizot Frères, France after 1937. (w/ Cert)
A German viola bow by Hermann Richard Pfretschner, Markneukirchen ca. early 20th century.
A good viola bow by Adolf C. Shuster, Markneukirchen ca. 1940.
A fine viola bow by Arthur Bultitude
A fine English viola bow by Garner Wilson
A fine English viola bow by William Watson
Albert Nurnberger (Multiple examples)
more to come as we update this page!