In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, a small number of master workshops in Markneukirchen, Germany distinguished themselves by developing some of the best varnishes of the modern era. The varnish we use on our model 405 instruments emulates these exceptional varnishes from a century ago.
Premium spruce top
Highly flamed maple back, ribs, and scroll
Hand-carved boxwood fittings
Beautiful hand-applied multi-layer spirit varnish in the early 20th century Markneukirchen German style
Full size (4/4) available in Stadivari and Guarneri patterns
Available in sizes 4/4, 7/8, 3/4, 1/2