Old Musical Instruments

 

Buying-Selling Early Musical Instruments

 

 

William Petit 45 Rue Desgranges 93100 Montreuil France Tel : 00.33.(0)1.43.62.75.42  Mob: 06 13 12 43 22 wpetit@sfr.fr

 

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Silver flûtes by Louis Lot

Wooden flûtes by Louis Lot

Piccolos flûtes by Louis Lot

Flûtes by Clair Godfroy

Flûtes by Auguste Bonneville

Recorders XVIII em Century

Other Wooden Flûtes

Other Silver Flutes 

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French Bassoons

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English-Horns

Musettes-Bigpipes

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Luigi Embergher

Raffaele Calace

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When buying and selling becomes an art!

 

Because of his family, specially his father Solo Bassoon beetwen (1958 -1998) at the Monaco Philharmonic Orchestra

 

William PETIT started to study music very early at the Conservatory in Monaco with Michel Dubar.

He award the first price, and Prince Rainier III special price in Monaco, after he studied with Raymond Katarzynski (opéra de Paris)

in Boulogne Billancourt

He also Graduated in 1988 with a first price from the Lyon National Supérieur Conservatory with Michel Bequet teacher.

 

He exerts for many year a carreer as a professional musician in various symphony orchestras.

Like Lyon Opera, Ile de France orchestra, Europe Symphony orchestra, Nice orchestra, Monaco opéra

play with Michel Sardou, Johnny Hallyday, Julien Clerc, Diane Dufresne as a freelance musician

 

Having always been passionate by ancient musical instruments and their history.

He is regulary consult by musicians for his valuation. He create his business in 1995 and open his online store in 2000

 

Today, he takes part to the few specialists recognized in France and internationally in this field.

Located close to Paris, in Montreuil / Vincennes, William Petit travels all over France to appraise, buy, sells old musicals instruments

His favorite period is the 18e, even if he recognizes that all periods have their interest…

 

« 18e period especially passionate me because of richness of instrument making and the variety of instruments that covering this period.

However each period brings its peculiarities »

 

Restoration of musical instruments

 

He also propose his restoration services for stringed musical instruments, stringed musical instruments, wind, wood and copper

Maintenance and repair of musical instrument of musicians and collectors respond to current needs required by regular use.

The settings, the revisions also require repairing by the intervention of the maker.

Feel free to contact him to request an estimate: wpetit@sfr.fr  

New Arrivals

 

Forté Piano by Erard 1787

Partition offerte à Andréa Favel Soprano Française Epouse de Louis LACOMBE, compositeur pour son Prix au conservatoire en 1851.

Solid Silver Louis Lot Flûte # 8186

Winnen Bassoon

Adler Bassoon

Cornet by Raoux

Saxophone Quartet by Adolphe Sax Soprano Alto Tenor Baryton

Bugle keys

Church Serpent Sold

An rare 18 th French Baroque Oboe circa 1700

An rare Savary Jeune Bassoon from 1836 Sold

An rare Charles Joseph Sax Flûte

An 18 th Baroque Guitar Jean Laurent Mast à Paris 1780. J.L. Mast Luthier 1748 / 1791 Sold

An 18 th Century pedal harp made by Renault et Chatelain Paris from the period Louis XVI circa 1791.

An 18 th Baroque Oboe by Thomas Collier (British, London active 1753–1791 )

An 18 th Baroque Guitar by César Pons 1784 Sold

An Rare Cornet, 3 Berlin valves system Sax and set of crooks, detachable bell, in the original case. Sold

Saxophone Alto Selmer MK VI # 91.xxx Sold

Leopold Uhlmann (1806-1878) Rotary Valve Vienna Horn Sold

Saxophone Soprano Adolphe Sax # 38.xxx Sold

Ivory Piccolo Pierre Jouve

Rare 6 valves Trombone by Ferdinand VAN CAUWELAERT

Very rare Flûte by Pudent Sold

Guitare Fabricatore 1804