R. Kim Tipper & Associates Fine Violins
RKTV Contact Info: 1111 Esquimalt Road, Victoria, British Columbia, V9A 3N5, Canada, 250-595-5593, sales@tipper-violins.com



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With the passages of years I have come to focus my efforts on challenging restorations of instruments
that may take months or years. I have limited my sales inventory to a few instruments and bows that
I am truly proud to represent, especially from working makers that I know.

Inspired by these makers and the ancient instruments I have had the privilege to work on
I feel challenged to make a few more.
The wood I have has been waiting decades, and it is calling.

Thus I try to limit my appointment times to Tuesdays and Thursdays.
While I am available for small repairs, adjustments and consultations I can’t let
them impede the progress of my long term projects.
Already my waiting list runs for many months into the future.

I offer appraisals for a typical charge of $125