Crafted of European maple and European spruce air-dried for at least 10 years. this model has a beautifully antiqued light gold-amber hand applied spirit varnish. The rich medium tone quality boasts the complexity and strong projection required by advancing players. Fitted with ebony Parisian eye pegs and endbutton. ebony tailpiece. Despiau “B” level French bridge. ebony chinrest. and Thomastik Dominant A. D. & G strings with Pirastro Gold Label E (loop end).