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Emanuel Wilfer Basses – A Reputation Unsurpassed!

Tian Yin Music is very proud to be a carrier of Emanuel Wilfer Basses! Now in their forth generation, Wilfer was established in the Schönbach music corner of Germany in 1905 by Emanuel Wilfer, Sr.. For more than 100 years, the Wilfer family has handcrafted these award-winning works of art using the traditional methods, building a reputation that is unsurpassed.

Emanuel Wilfer Basses are offered in five models: Gamba, Violin, Venezia, Busseto, and Solo.  All models are available in the sizes of 4/4, 7/8, 3/4, and 5/8. Backs and tops are prepared according to sound circles. The exclusively natural resin varnish that Wilfer made according to an old family recipe is used and applied by hand.

Emanuel Wilfer Basses are hand-made in Wilfer’s workshop in Germany and it is guaranteed that only old, natural and seasoned European town woods are used. The basses are offered in six quality grades: No. 10, No. 11, No. 12, No. 13, No. 14M, and No. 15L that has the exquisite Löwenkopf (Lion Head).

You may visit Emanuel Wilfer’s website for details of their basses.

The Wilfer basses are available at Tian Yin Music now through our special order program. For the Quality Grade No. 10, the prices are:

For size: 3/4

Gamba - $9,199.99

Violin - $10,299.99

Venezia - $10,299.99

Busseto - $11,459.99

For sizes: 5/8, 7/8, 4/4

Gamba - $10,299.99

Violin - $11,519.99

Venezia - $11,519.99

Busseto - $12,889.99

Please contact us for prices of other grades and sizes.

We also have Wilfer violins, Wilfer Violas and Wilfer Cellos available, which Wilfer offers with the same traditional craftsmanship and expertise.