The Model 425 is a powerhouse violin perfect for musicians with many years of training and serious interest after high school or college. This instrument provides superior resonance that will last the musician many performances and years. Made from select maple backs and the finest spruce top, finished with tastefully shaded European varnishes. This violin will hold its value and improve in tonal quality each year. Production is limited to only 60 violins per year. Priced as adjusted instrument alone. Setup includes hand carved Aubert bridge and Dominant strings.