Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about the Heritage Collection
How are Heritage Collection Instruments chosen?
We feature rare violins, violas, and cellos, representing both historical significance and unparalleled craftsmanship. We only promote instruments that are in exceptional condition, and have been authenticated by world-leading authorities, backed by the latest scientific analysis techniques.
Who are the experts that authenticate the instruments at Heritage by MyLuthier?
Each instrument has been authenticated by world-leading authorities, backed by the latest in scientific analysis techniques.
What is the price range of the instruments you offer?
Instruments in the Heritage Collection start at $50,000. If you are looking for a more affordable range, we encourage you to visit
Can I see the provenance and history of an instrument?
Once you have created an account, you will be able to view every instrument's prospectus, provenance history and condition report.
Do you offer trials or viewings before purchase?
Opportunities for in-person trial and examination can be arranged for serious candidates by appointment. Our collection is available to try at our City of London showroom at:
49 Little Britain
EC1A 7BH London
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Do you have a physical location?
Every instrument is available for trial at our beautiful central London showroom. Based in the near the Smithfield Market in the City of London, you'll find a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, perfect for trying our exceptional stringed instrument collection.

MyLuthier London Showroom
49 Little Britain
EC1A 7BH London
myluthier london showroom
How can I schedule an appointment to view an instrument in your collection?
Please get in touch if you would like to book an in-person or online appointment
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I am interested in one of your instruments but am unable to come to London.
We understand that not all our clients are able to visit us in London. To accommodate this, we can arrange a virtual consultation via video call. During this session, you can view the instrument and ask any questions you may have. Our experts will be available to provide in-depth information and answer your queries.
I am interested in fine instruments but I’m not a player myself.
It's not uncommon for individuals who are not players themselves to take an interest in these exquisite pieces, often for their historical, aesthetic, or investment value. Here's how we can assist you:

Educational Resources:
We can provide you with educational materials and resources to help you learn more about fine string instruments. This includes information on the history, craftsmanship, and significance of different types of instruments.

Investment Advice:
If your interest is from an investment perspective, we can offer guidance on the potential investment value of different instruments. Our experts can advise on market trends, historical appreciation, and factors that influence the value of fine instruments.

Personalized Recommendations:
Based on your interests and preferences, we can make personalized recommendations, whether you are looking for a piece with historical significance, aesthetic appeal, or investment potential.
Why are you instruments offered in USD?
Our instruments are offered in USD (United States Dollars) to accommodate the international nature of the fine instruments market. This approach caters to our wide-ranging clientele, ensuring that the buying process is convenient and accessible to all. Additionally, the use of USD in pricing helps us maintain consistency and transparency in our transactions. It enables us to provide clear and stable pricing in a market where clients and collectors are often spread across different countries, each with their own currency. By pricing our antique string instruments in USD, we aim to streamline the purchasing experience, offering fairness and clarity to all our customers, regardless of their geographical location.
Are the quoted prices inclusive of tax?
The quoted prices for our instruments are exclusive of tax. The applicability of taxes depends on the location of the buyer and the destination country of the instrument. We are more than happy to provide advice and guidance on customs duties and import procedures. Our team can assist you in understanding the specific tax implications for your location and help you navigate the complexities of international transactions. We are committed to ensuring a smooth and transparent purchasing process for all our clients.
Why do I need to make an account in order to see a price range?
Requiring an account to view the price range of our instruments is a measure we have implemented to maintain the exclusivity and security of our transactions. By having interested parties create an account, we can ensure a more personalized and secure experience for both the buyer and the seller. This process allows us to provide tailored information and services, respecting the privacy and specific interests of our clients. Additionally, it helps us to maintain the integrity of our collection and protect sensitive information. Rest assured, creating an account is a straightforward process, and it grants you access to detailed information about our exquisite instruments, including their pricing, provenance, and history. We value your interest in our collection and are committed to providing a bespoke and secure service to all our clients.
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Heritage by MyLuthier

A curated selection of fine antique string instruments for discerning musicians and investors. We feature rare violins, violas, and cellos, representing both historical significance and unparalleled craftsmanship.