For players seeking even better tone from a German-made instrument. the HOF-8 model uses selected spruce tops. better-flamed maple. and an antiqued. hand-applied varnish with natural resins. The quick response and wider dynamic range are enjoyed by intermediate and advancing students. Ebony Parisian eye pegs. endpin. Despiau "C" level French bridge. Wittner tailpiece. Adjusted with Crown strings. 4/4 only.