The following information about this luthier was submitted on 2/3/2005 via 152.163.101.7 by Peter Rovit. It has not been verified by Violinist.com, which takes no responsibility for its accuracy.

Charles Magby

310 Stepstone Hill Rd.
Guilford, Connecticut

Phone: (203)453-2011
Website: http://www.fineviolinsltd.com/

Sells? Yes
Repairs? Yes

Opinions expressed below are those of their authors alone.

From Sung-Duk Song
Posted via 64.12.117.198 on September 29, 2007 at 1:30 PM (MST)
Charlie is a wonderful luthier and person. The reason why I haven't been back there was because I tired of dealing with the male secretary of the shop. He's very unpleasant to deal with. I've seen him treat customers like I've never seen before!!!!

From Jen Gallo
Posted via 216.255.101.59 on August 14, 2007 at 1:38 PM (MST)
I just purchased a wonderful violin and bow from Charles. If I had visited his shop first, I would have saved myself ALOT of time and aggravation. He has 100's on violins, and the largest selection of cellos I've ever seen under one roof! He was very patient, and knowledgeable. He made the experience of shopping for a new instrument and bow, alot of fun.

From Peter Rovit
Posted via 152.163.100.74 on February 3, 2005 at 8:58 AM (MST)
A friend of mine has a fine old French cello which suffered major damage a few years ago.
Mr. Magby did an excellent job restoring it and got it sounding even better than before the damage occurred.

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