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J & A Beares is proud to announce its acquisition of W E Hill and Sons

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As we celebrate J & A Beare’s 125th Anniversary, we are delighted to announce another historic landmark with the acquisition of the renowned firm, W E Hill and Sons.

Founded in 1887 by William Ebsworth Hill, W E Hill & Sons built a long and distinguished history of expertise and dealing as well as violin and bow making.

J & A Beare’s Managing director, Simon Morris, commented ‘W E Hill and Sons is synonymous with quality and expertise … for generations it was the world’s pre-eminent violin dealer … now, in our 125th year, Beare’s is proud to help our clients further by combining the historic resources of Hill’s with our own….the sought after Hill accessories will continue to be manufactured and sold’.

We are very pleased that we were able to entrust our company to J & A Beare, a firm with such a good and long-standing reputation for dealing in fine stringed instruments,” David Hill has said.

All enquiries about W E Hill and Sons should be addressed to: or
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