Archer Skylark Professional Violin by Gear4music - B-Stock

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£299.99 RRP £399.99 (including VAT @ 20%)

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  • Hand Varnished Antique Finish
  • Select Quality Spruce and Flamed Maple Construction
  • Stunning Hand Crafted Mahogany Parts
  • Lightweight Hard Case with Integrated Hygrometer
  • Includes Octagonal Brazilwood Bow

Archer Skylark Professional Violin by Gear4music - B-Stock


The Archer Skylark Violin is a professional standard, hand carved solid wood violin that offers a stunning mellow sound and stand out looks. The Archer Skylark features a Flamed Maple back and ribs, a selected quality Spruce top, hand carved Mahogany parts, and an attractive antique effect finish. The Archer Skylark is presented in a lightweight hard case with plush interior, built in hygrometer, as well as an octagonal Brazilwood bow.

Please note, this is a B-Stock item. B-stock items are either ex repair or have previously been returned by another customer. The original boxing and manual may be missing, and there may be some slight signs of usage.
Otherwise, the unit operates as new.

This is a great opportunity to buy a fully functioning product at a discounted price.

Software bundled with the original new product may have been registered or may no longer be included.

Product Ref: 79189

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Archer 'Skylark' Professional Violin

Fully hand crafted from select tonewoods; the Archer Skylark features a select Spruce top and a two piece highly figured, flamed Maple back, with matching ribs and scroll, contrasted beautifully with hand crafted Mahogany parts.

Inspired by Vaughn-Williams classic, the Archer Skylark has a warm and mellow tone without sacrificing dynamic range or response, and a stunning concert hall scale projection.

With its antique effect finish and stunning hand carved Mahogany parts, the Archer Skylark Violin possesses all of the tonal and aesthetic qualities associated with an antique instrument, without the maintenance issues and price tag.



  • Model: Completely hand carved, hand finished master built instrument
  • Belly: Hand carved Selected Quality Spruce
  • Back: Beautifully figured Flamed Maple with matching ribs and scroll
  • Inlaid Purflings: Fully carved on belly and back
  • Finish: Hand rubbed alcohol varnish in antique fade brown with slight antiquing
  • Bridge: Fitted maple
  • Neck: Maple with ebony fingerboard
  • Tuning Pegs: Carved fitted Mahogany
  • Chinrest: Mahogany
  • Endpin: Mahogany
  • Tailpiece: Mahogany with single E-string fine tuner


  • Bow: Octagonal select Brazilwood with horsehair
  • Adjuster: Ebony with two nickel bands
  • Lapping: Nickel silver with leather thumbpiece
  • Frog: Fully mounted and lined ebony with abalone slide and abalone Paris eye
  • Tip: Bone

Included Accessories:

  • Plush lined lightweight hard case with lockable clasps, straps, integrated hygrometer and accessories pocket.

Please note: case internal layout and colour may differ slightly from pictured case.

Archer String Instruments by Gear4music

This range of string instruments was launched by in 2007 with a range of premium quality Violins, Cellos, Violas and Double Basses. Archer instruments by Gear4Music are built by carefully selected master craftsmen, who have many years of experience constructing top quality instruments. As a result all of our Archer instruments are built to precision and finished immaculately.

By providing our team with the finest solid pieces of Canadian Spruce and Maple, we ensure that these instruments have a full bodied sound that you would expect of a premium quality instrument. All Archer instruments come as a package, which includes an instrument, bow, hard case and rosin. With all these items included, the performer can begin playing straight away.

The Archer by Gear4Music instruments are renowned for their superior sound and offer the performer with a rich and responsive tone. They will reward any player with a timbre that will blend in to any orchestra or ensemble. Immaculate style and finishes provide the final flourish to these carefully crafted instruments. Archer strings will continue to raise the bar for both quality and price.