We provide accurate and reliable string instrument evaluations over the web or in-office for all purposes
More than just violins... We evaluate all string instruments, including cello, bass, viola, mandolin, guitar, & much more
For those curious to know the value of an heirloom, as well as musicians seeking to insure valuable instruments against loss
We provide services for all string players for fine repair, restoration, adjustment, and maintenance of violin family instruments.
We specialize in providing accurate and reliable appraisals on violins, bow family
instruments and other string instruments. If you’re wondering what your instrument
is worth, you’ve come to the right place. We do both in-office appraisals in New
York City as well as web-based appraisals based on your photos or Skype consultation.
Learn more now or contact us to ask a question
We offer unparalleled violin repairs, violin restorations, and brand new custom violin
making services. We provide services for all string players for fine repair, restoration,
adjustment, and maintenance of violin family instruments. We specialize in tone and
balance adjustments for maximum power and sound quality. Read more here or contact
Learn About Us
Owner & operator David Bonsey is featured regularly on PBS’s Antiques Roadshow as
an expert appraiser for fine instruments. Bonsey has over 33 years of experience
within the violin market, covering the gamut of specialities and services including
repair, restoration, identification, and sales and appraisals of violins and other
string instruments. Read more about what separates Bonsey from the rest.
New York’s Best String Instrument Appraisal and Repair Service
When you work with New York Violin Consulting, Inc., you’re working with one of the
industry’s most accurate and accomplished appraisers. Why does PBS’s Antiques Roadshow
use David Bonsey as their string instrument evaluator? Because he’s simply the best.
David Bonsey has over 33 years of experience in both violin making and repairs as
well as appraisal services. When it comes to your instrument, trust no one but the
very best. Contact us to ask us a question today.