The firm soon gained a widespread reputation for expertise and dealing in fine instruments. They were also established as makers of instruments, bows, cases and fittings.
W.E. Hill & Sons
Many fine craftsmen worked for the firm. Hill violins, cellos and cases are also highly regarded. Their other products included varnish cleaner, violin e-strings, rosin, peg paste, music stands, chinrests, and specialist tools.
They built up one of the most notable collections of stringed instruments which can be seen at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, including the "Messiah" Stradivari from The owners and directors of W.
Their acquisition of the company marked its return to London. The W. Under the direction of Robert Brewer Young and Stefan-Peter Greiner, violins modeled after Stradivari - including the Messiah of - notable Bergonzis, and the work of Guarneri del Gesu are being made as part of the Hill heritage.
Derek Wilson, who joined Hill inoversees the making of bows that offer the excellence of an enduring English tradition. Using the resources provided by the Hill archive, access to rare instruments and centuries of experience allows W. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
The stick is octagonal in cross section and measures mm in length.
This is a really good example of a classic Hill violin bow: it is well balanced, carefully made and plays exceedingly well both on and off the string. The bow is in very good condition. It bears the stamp W.
W.E. Hill and Sons Violin Bow, 1933
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