Archer Dove Professional Viola, By Gear4music - B-Stock

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323.00 RRP 472.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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  • Hand Crafted Select Tonewoods + Ebony Fittings
  • Archer Dove Professional Viola
  • Orange Brown Hand Varnished Finish
  • Comes With Brazilwood Bow
  • Supplied With Lightweight Hard Case

Archer Dove Professional Viola, By Gear4music - B-Stock


The Archer Dove is a superb 16.5 inch Viola with a beautiful hand carved spruce and maple body and ebony components. This excellent sounding instrument is finished off with an attractive hand varnished orange brown finish to create an instrument that not only plays amazingly, but also looks the part! As well as this, the instrument also includes a brazilwood bow and a deluxe hard case, all at a fantastic price!

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Please note, this is a B-Stock item. B-stock items are either ex repair or have previously been returned by another customer. The original boxing and manual may be missing, and there may be some slight signs of usage.
Otherwise, the unit operates as new.

This is a great opportunity to buy a fully functioning product at a discounted price, supplied with a one year warranty.

Software bundled with the original new product may have been registered or may no longer be included.

Product Ref: 77712

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Hand Crafted Featuring Italian, French, German and Chinese Design

Archer Dove violas are individually hand crafted by master craftsmen who use select tonewoods. The craftsmanship of the Dove takes inspiration Italian, French, German and Chinese construction, this makes for a versatile instrument that will stand the test of time. The belly of this viola is select quality spruce with a fine, even grain with back and sides of perfect quality maple with light flaming.

This fully hand carved instrument features all ebony parts, and has an antiqued orange brown, hand varnished finish resulting in a beautiful viola which is not only sounds great, but is visually stunning. The Archer 'Dove' sports a huge dynamic range of strong highs and deep resonant lows

Supplied fully set up and ready to play, in a complete outfit with an excellent quality Brazilwood bow and deluxe hard case.


  • Body: Complete hand carved, hand finished master built
  • Top: Hand carved select spruce
  • Back & Sides: Beautifully figured select maple back and sides
  • Finish: Handbrushed traditional oil varnish in orange-brown with slight antiquing
  • Bridge: Fitted maple
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Tuning Pegs: Ebony fitted
  • Tailpiece: Ebony with fine tuners
  • Back Length: 16.5"
  • Archer String Instruments by Gear4music

    This range of string instruments was launched by in 2007 with a range of premium quality Violins, Cellos, Violas and Double Basses. Archer instruments by Gear4Music are built by carefully selected master craftsmen, who have many years of experience constructing top quality instruments. As a result all of our Archer instruments are built to precision and finished immaculately.

    By providing our team with the finest solid pieces of Canadian Spruce and Maple, we ensure that these instruments have a full bodied sound that you would expect of a premium quality instrument. All Archer instruments come as a package, which includes an instrument, bow, hard case and rosin. With all these items included, the performer can begin playing straight away.

    The Archer by Gear4Music instruments are renowned for their superior sound and offer the performer with a rich and responsive tone. They will reward any player with a timbre that will blend in to any orchestra or ensemble. Immaculate style and finishes provide the final flourish to these carefully crafted instruments. Archer strings will continue to raise the bar for both quality and price.