Cellos $1000 to $2000
The Franz Helmer represents an excellent value for the beginning student. These cellos come from finer Chinese workshops, set-up and adjusted at Gailes Violin Shop. Featuring inlaid purfling and ebony fittings and offering good playability and a quick and easy response, Franz Helmer/GVS instruments are available from size 1/8 to full-size at various price points.
Model 100 cellos have become a staple of string programs everywhere. Outstanding features include beautiful, select tonewoods, genuine hand-inlaid purfling, and a glowing amber-brown varnish that is durable as well as attractive. These fully carved instruments provide quality of sound and craftsmanship to beginning and advancing players.
Romania/Gailes’ Violin Shop (picture currently unavailable)
Gailes’ Violins Shop Model
China (picture currently unavailable)