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Buying and Selling Stringed Instruments

Brompton’s believe it is impossible to become the leader in any field of business without
offering exceptional service. We provide an unrivalled service to the professional or amateur musician interested in trying and buying our beautiful instruments. The same level of professionalism and care is provided for our sellers, and their instruments are given access to our thriving international market.

Buying With Brompton's

Buying instruments with Brompton’s

Buying musical instruments at auction with Brompton’s is quick, easy and transparent. Read our buying guides below to find out more:

Thinking of selling your musical instrument?

Brompton’s successfully sell approximately 1,000 instruments a year. We offer 3 methods of sale; our auctions are favoured by the majority of our clients, but for those wishing their instrument to be sold out of the public eye, we offer a private treaty service. Brompton’s will also, if appropriate, purchase instruments.

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Discover the value of your violin, viola, cello, or bow from Brompton's world-renowned experts.


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Notable Brompton's Sales

Through its dedication and specialism within the instrument auction field, Brompton’s have achieved world records for a number of instruments.


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Private Sales

Brompton’s offer many fine instruments and bows available for sale by private treaty.


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Our Patron Charities

Brompton's is proud to support Jessie's Fund and the National Children's Orchestras.


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