The Cello HOF-4-5-AS-VC is handcrafted from select European tonewoods, the Hofner 4-5 series cellos embody the centuries-old German tradition of violinmaking, passed down from masters to apprentices, from one generation to the next. Using time-honored techniques, the Hofner workshop under the guidance of a master maker, produce these cellos with easy response, full-bodied tone, and sonorous projection. Finished with a beautiful antique varnish which nods to the rich history of Hofner's beginnings in Schoenbach. Ebony Parisian eye Swiss pegs, endpin, Aubert "DeLuxe" French bridge, Akusticus tailpiece. 4/4 only. Stradivari model. The classic form by Antonio Stradivari (c.1644-1737) made with the best German materials and workmanship. Adjusted with Pirastro Evah Pirazzi Gold strings.