Yes. Please contact us for more information and pricing.
Yes. Paul has won awards at the Woodstock Woodshow, the Menuhin Spring Festival, and the Violin Makers' Association of British Columbia International Competition.
We use classic Stradivarius and Guarneri forms, as well as variations we have developed ourselves.
The instrument is probably a copy, as many makers (even mass-production ones) have put similar labels in their instruments. Usually there was no intent to deceive, rather it was a mark of respect. Only a professional physical appraisal can determine the provenience and value of an instrument. Please take your instrument to a professional appraiser.
It is German for "Federer Violin Shop". Since German is the first language of both Paul and Joseph, it seemed a reasonable choice as part of the site name.
Yes. Please email joe you know what goes here federer.ca and we will contact you for arrangements. Please be aware that the shop is near Renfrew Ontario, Canada.