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Welcome to SoundAntiques

SoundAntiques are dedicated to the many unusual instruments we come across, which do not fall into any category on our main websites ( all linked above): SoundAntiques is part of a traditional violin and guitar shop located in Guildford, Surrey, UK. Established in 1972. We are makers, dealers and collectors of fine instruments, and offer many specialized and unique services. We invite you to browse this site, to find out more.


Miscellaneous: Various Collectors Items, and Books

Padbury's Patent Page Turner: A good and rare Victorian patent automatic page turner, fully working original in every detail, Photos and information , HERE:

Padbury Page Turner

A rare and good working example of Padbury's Patent Page Turner, mid 19th C

Metronome: Swiss mechanical clockwork Metronone, 'Cadencia' : Details HERE:


A good working example of a Swiss made Pocket Metronome

Small gauge: by Richard Weichold, Dresden,1905. Details HERE


A rare and old workshop gauge, finely calibrated, 1905, by the famous bow maker Richard Weichold

Tuning Hammer: SOLD: Antique piano or harpsichord tuning hammer:


A very old, ( 18th C possibly) example of a keyboard tuning hammer

*SOLD* String gauges- a small collection: A small collection of 7 violin, viola and cello string gauges, and a miniature plated tuning fork, all original in every detail.

string guages

A small collection of string gauges, and a tuning fork: *SOLDF*

Please take a tour through the website- hopefully you will find some interesting instruments/
Not all instruments we stock are listed on the site however- so if you do not find what you want, call and ask- we may well have it, or know where to get it and can source for you. We are always pleased to discuss and advise.
Opening times and all contact details, directions etc. on our 'Contact' page.