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Bucharest

Knilling Bucharest instruments continue to be a preferred choice of string programs and educators throughout the United States, offering exceptional value, quality of sound, beauty and durability. Handcrafted in Romania out of thoroughly seasoned, select European tonewoods with pleasing figure, these solid carved instruments are meticulously crafted, expertly graduated and finished, and feature inlaid purfling and lining, fitted corner blocks, and genuine ebony fittings throughout. Adjusted in our Knilling Custom Shop with premium components, which include German-made, patented Buschman string adjusters or Perfection planetary pegs, Bucharest instruments represent an affordable yet extremely high quality, attractive instrument with superior tone, easy playability, and exceptional stability for ease of maintenance and longevity.

The complete outfit includes deluxe thermoplastic case with aluminum valance, Glasser fiberglass bow with white horsehair, rosin and pitchpipe.

This most popular Knilling model is offered in 4/4, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/10 and 1/16 sizes for violin and 16-1/2”, 16”, 15-12”, 15”, 14”, 13”, 12”, 11” sizes for viola. Also available in laminated and solid carved construction in 4/4, 3/4, 1/2 sizes for cello, and 3/4, 1/2, 1/4 sizes for bass.

Structure

Top
Solid carved seasoned European spruce
Back and Sides
Solid carved seasoned flamed European maple
Neck and Scroll
Seasoned European maple
Graduation
Yes
Finish
Nitrocellulose lacquer
Fingerboard
Ebony
Purfling
Inlaid purfling
Nut Saddle
Ebony
Shape
Stradivari
Country of Origin
Romania

Key Features+

Pegs/Machine Heads
Ebony
Strings
D'Addario Prelude steelcore
Bridge
German Teller European maple
Tailpiece
Ebony
String Adjusters
Four Premium Wittner Buschman
Adjustment
Knilling Custom Shop
Cover/Case
Deluxe SLM Gear thermoplastic case with aluminum valance
Bow
Glasser fiberglass with horsehair
Rosin/Pitchpipe
Yes/Yes