Thinking of selling your musical instrument?

Brompton's Instrument Viewing Day

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.

Talk to our Specialists

To discuss your selling options or to arrange a valuation please contact Brompton’s. One of our specialists will be happy to advise you on the best course of action for your instrument.

Instrument Valuation

If you are not using your instrument, take advantage of Brompton’s excellence and professionalism and contact our experts, who will be delighted to offer free confidential advice without obligation.

Selling Options

Brompton’s offer 3 options for the sale of your musical instrument:



Sample videos showcasing our finest musical instruments

Violin by Gennaro Gagliano, Naples circa 1760

Violin by Gennaro Gagliano, Naples circa 1760

Anna María Badia Nikiforova plays a violin by Gennaro Gagliano. This piece is the introduction of first movement of the Tchaikovsky violin concerto in D major op. 35.

Cello by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1710

Cello by Giovanni Grancino, Milan circa 1710

Patrick Johnson plays a cello by Giovanni Grancino. The piece is the first movement of Haydn’s cello concerto number two, in D Major.

Viola by Paolo Antonio Testore, Milan circa 1740

Viola by Paolo Antonio Testore, Milan circa 1740

Rosalind Ventris plays a viola by Paolo Antonio Testore. The piece is the first movement of the Brandenburg Concerto number six.