Cello Restoration, Repairs, Sales & Service

Paul Perley Cellos offers fine cellos and stringed instruments in all price ranges. We specialize in the restoration, repair, and sale of cellos, basses and violins. Paul Perley Cellos takes pride in the personal experience that we are able to provide to each customer, and aim to connect each client with an instrument that fits their needs. We consider our setup and adjustment services second to none, as professional and novice players from throughout New England come to the shop for tonal improvement.

We have instruments in all price ranges, and proudly ship to all 50 states and Canada. Looking for a special instrument and not finding it in our listings? Email us or give us a call. We usually have many more cellos and basses than our website indicates: quite a few are acquired and sold before we have time to photograph them and to add them to our website.

Contact us immediately to discuss the consignment, repair, restoration, or purchase of a cello, bass, violin, or bow!  Interested in Cello Lessons? Give us call to discuss available times at our studio, or try our successful Skype online program! Find out more here

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Featured Instruments

Periodically we will feature instruments in various price ranges that we feel have special qualities that would interest cellists.

Eastman Strings Model 405, 2004 $2500 This is from what we consider to be the golden period in Eastman Strings cellos.  The wood is terrific, the varnish attractive and rich, and the sound is good enough to surpass many cellos costing far more.  This cello is easy to play, possesses a full, robust, and focused sound that is suitable for very high level performances. It is in excellent condition. Questions about this instrument? Contact us through this site or call 802-229-1501. Learn More...

Eastman Strings Model 405, 2004
$2500


This is from what we consider to be the golden period in Eastman Strings cellos.  The wood is terrific, the varnish attractive and rich, and the sound is good enough to surpass many cellos costing far more.  This cello is easy to play, possesses a full, robust, and focused sound that is suitable for very high level performances. It is in excellent condition.

Questions about this instrument? Contact us through this site or call 802-229-1501.

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Christian Hamma $5850.00 We're excited about the Christian Hamma cello from Germany.  Great workmanship, varnish, very easy to play and, best of all, great sound.  Warm and big, this cello would be suitable for almost any use: orchestra, chamber music, and solo, including concerto.  Very affordable.   Questions about this instrument? Contact us through this site or call 802-229-1501. Learn More...

Christian Hamma
$5850.00


We're excited about the Christian Hamma cello from Germany.  Great workmanship, varnish, very easy to play and, best of all, great sound.  Warm and big, this cello would be suitable for almost any use: orchestra, chamber music, and solo, including concerto.  Very affordable.
 

Questions about this instrument? Contact us through this site or call 802-229-1501.

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Nicolai Tambovsky    $21,000.00 One of the best known modern makers world-wide, Tambovsky's instruments are played professionally everywhere.  Excellent workmanship and varnish, this cello is a superb player: big focused tone with great richness.  An excellent investment as well as a terrific professional cello. Questions about this instrument? Contact us through this site or call 802-229-1501. Learn More...

Nicolai Tambovsky   

$21,000.00

One of the best known modern makers world-wide, Tambovsky's instruments are played professionally everywhere.  Excellent workmanship and varnish, this cello is a superb player: big focused tone with great richness.  An excellent investment as well as a terrific professional cello.

Questions about this instrument? Contact us through this site or call 802-229-1501.

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Lawrence Wilke Cello No. 114, 2007 $32,750 A terrific price for a Wilke cello (Larry makes only cellos), which the maker acknowledges is one of the very finest cellos he has ever completed.  There is a long waiting list for Larry's new cellos, not surprising as he is one of the most sought-after makers in world for cellos. No. 114 has an amazing sound, effortlessly produced, is in pristine condition and a feast for the eyes as well as the ears. Questions about this instrument? Contact us through this site or call 802-229-1501. Learn More...

Lawrence Wilke Cello No. 114, 2007
$32,750


A terrific price for a Wilke cello (Larry makes only cellos), which the maker acknowledges is one of the very finest cellos he has ever completed.  There is a long waiting list for Larry's new cellos, not surprising as he is one of the most sought-after makers in world for cellos. No. 114 has an amazing sound, effortlessly produced, is in pristine condition and a feast for the eyes as well as the ears.

Questions about this instrument? Contact us through this site or call 802-229-1501.

Learn More...


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