John & Arthur Beares


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Get In Touch

For all general enquiries, including consigning an instrument for sale, valuation or certification and workshop services, please get in touch using the contact details below or through our contact form. Please remember to attach photos of your instrument or bow according to the photo guidelines below, if appropriate.


J & A Beare Ltd
30 Queen Anne Street

T: +44 (0)20 7307 9666
F: +44 (0)20 7307 9651


Our opening hours are Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Please note, our offices will be closed from Friday 20th December 2019 at 5pm and reopen on Thursday 2nd January 2020 at 9am. Wishing you a wonderful festive season and new year, from all of us at J & A Beare





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W. E. Hill & Sons

For W. E Hill & Son enquires, please use the contact information below:


Seoul, Korea

Songwoo Trading Co., Ltd.
Agents for J & A Beare Ltd. in Korea

Room 402, Yangyoung Building
30, Jahamun-ro, Jongno-gu
South Korea

T:+82 (0)2 7331181
F:+82 (0)2 7331184

E: Miran Suh

Photo Guidelines

When sending photos of your instrument or bow through to us for possible sale, valuation or certification, please follow the photography guidelines below.

Photographs of instruments should show:

Photographs of bows should show:

Please make sure all photos are taken square-on and in focus, not at an artistic angle. For best results use a plain, neutral-coloured background.

Example photographs

Bergonzi 1732 front Bergonzi 1732 back 

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Please make sure the instrument or bow is out of the case before photographing, with sufficient lighting but no flash. No single photo file should be more than 2 MB in size.