About Us

Welcome to Antonio Strings. We are one of Australasia's leading specialists in the sale, appraisal, repair & restoration of violins, violas, cellos and bows. Our products and services cater from beginners & students through to professional musicians.

We sell a quality range of violins, violas and cellos both new and old. We also stock an excellent range of bows to accompany these instruments. 
We stock cases, strings, rosins, accessories, CDs and double bass strings & rosin


Opening Hours: Weekdays 10am to 5pm


Update 24th March 2020: In line with NZ Government guidelines, our shop in Christchurch will be closed from today until further notice. Unfortunately this means that we will not be able to process any new orders for instruments, strings or other accessories for at least the next four weeks. However we will continue to monitor our emails, so please feel free to contact us and we'll do our best to assist. 


For our Australian customers: Our Melbourne storage facility is still open until further notice. Please contact us via email if you would like to collect or drop off instruments from our storage facility.



Our Products


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AS10 Violins - 1/16, 1/10, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 3/4 size

AS10 violins offer a pleasing tone and a quick...

Gill W1 Cello 1/2, 3/4 size

Gill W1 small size cellos are excellent option for...

Roth #54 Violin

In 2009, Ernst Heinrich Roth was awarded the...

Old European Violins

Old European Violins: Old European Violins

Our Services

Instrument Setup

Bow Rehairing

Trade In & Buy Back

Appraisal Service

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