Holmes Bass Viol offers a wide variety of new, used, and vintage basses, cellos, and violins. We sell new parts and accessories for the violin family and have a good stock of used parts, as well. We guarantee the lowest prices on new sets of strings for the violin family.
We have a full line of Shen instruments, Fishman full-circle pickups, and Kolstein products.
We have several other basses, cellos, and violins that we are restoring.
German solid top - almost new. Has had a neck repair with carbon fiber rods - Holiday special- $2375 Very impressive sound
Holmes 7/8 fully carved flat back. - call 731-742-4107 for student discounted price.
Holmes 7/8 fully carved -- I make all my basses with well seasoned tonewoods- call for price-give student, military,senior, music ministers and educator discounts.
German-circa 1910. Well built, small, light 3/4 carved - has new carved top. Great chamber bass. $9700 before discounts
1944 Kay 3/4 M-1 Just finished restoring - to include refixing neck and installing a new finger board and new set up. Looks good, sounds good - $2375 .All my neck repairs have lifetime warranty.
7/8 German. Late 1800's. Completely restored with B-extension. Has a high saddle . For the professional orchestra or jazz player. Asking $19,000.
New Shen violins and violas - all sizes.
Lower overhead - lower prices than anyone else
7/8 Fully carved German completely restored from the 1800's. Great orchestral bass with a big warm sound. Easy to play with a new neck block. 43 1/2 inch scale reduced to a 41 inch scale.$15,000
New Shen SB-80. Enhanced Set up. Your choice- Gamba or violin corners-huge student discount.
100 yr old fully carved European. Interesting history- This bass was owned by Joe Allen, who recorded with numerous stars including Crystal Gayle and Johnny Cash. Asking $4700.
New Chinese bass. Well-Constructed. Nicely flamed wood. High quality French bridge with adjusters and C-extension have been installed to make this a good college student bass. $4500
New Shen Cellos. All sizes. Competitively priced.
4/4 Completely restored 200 year old French Cello $7900
Shen 80- enhanced set up- call for low competitve price
1964 American standard 7/8. New finger- board and will complete restoration. Oct 2012. Very strong sound $1975