Solid Carved spruce top
Solid Carved maple back, sides and neck
Ebony fingerboard, pegs, tailpiece and Guarnari style chin rest
1956 Oskar Meinel German Stradivarius 4/4 Violin
- The interior label reads,
"Oskar C Meinel, Markneukirchen 1956, Reproduction of Antonius Stradivarius Cremona 1725"
Markneukirchen is a town the State of Saxony, Germany, less than 10 miles from the Czech border. Markneukirchen has been the hub of a musical instrument-making region for hundreds of years. The town is sometimes called "the Cremona of Germany."