Update December 2019: CITES regulations no longer apply to musical instruments. In January 2017, new rules came into force regarding the wood used to make some musical instruments. We’ve put the following advice together which we recommend reading carefully as it may affect you and your instrument. What’s happening? From January 2nd 2017 new regulations…
Whenever we get older second hand instruments for sale, we try and research a little about its history and background; sometimes the maker is obscure and there isn’t much information around, but occasionally a fascinating story is revealed. Often more than a little detective work is required to find an instrument’s story.