This new 2016 Kolstein Guarneri model is a fine example of the pear shaped 3/4 size instrument that has proven itself for many years in orchestral playing circles. Two piece medium grain Carpathian spruce top, Poplar back and sides, Maple neck, Kolstein individual brass tuning machines, Ebony nut, fingerboard, tailpiece saddle, and Kolstein tailpiece, Kolstein “Massif” endpin, Kolstein bridge with wooden adjusters, Antiqued oil varnish finish, Strun with Kaplan strings. DIMENSIONS are: Top length 42 1/2″, Upper bout width 18 1/8″, Middle bout width 14 3/8″, Lower bout width 26″, Depth at tail 9 1/4″, Depth at upper bout corner 7 3/4″, Depth at neck 6 1/8″, String length 41 3/8″. This bass has a lovely signing richness to the arco voice that is very characteristic of this model. A fine instrument presented in new condition. With Kolstein cover.