Fine String Instruments and Service
Fine stringed instruments are what we specialize in. From antique violins and modern cellos, to handcrafted bows for the concert master – we have you covered.
We provide appraisals for a variety of needs, including insurance and tax issues, and Charitable Donations or Estate taxes. In the event of mishaps, we can also assist by writing evaluations of damage, repair costs, and devaluation. Our services also include Certifications for violins, violas, cellos and bows. If you have an instrument you would like us to appraise, please call the shop to schedule an appointment.
Insurance Appraisals Estate Tax & Charitable Donation Evaluations Certifications
Vintage Instruments, Inc, on the Avenue of the Arts in Center City, Philadelphia ~ Established in 1974
Chestnut Hill was the original Philadelphia location for Frederick W. Oster Fine Violins and Vintage Instruments – established in 1974.
We’ve moved a few times over the years. In 2008 we settled into our premises at 507 South Broad Street, the area known as the “Avenue of the Arts”.