The H.K. Schmidt model 275-A is a completly hand carved instrument with real inlaid purfling. This violin comes with a handcut bridge and soundpost for improved tone and playability. The pegs and fingerboard are ebony and the strings are D'Addario Pro-Arte. This outfit includes a quality case and a wood bow with real horse hair and an ebony frog. This outfit sells for $389.00. This includes a lifetime warranty for the structual integrity of the instrument and a guaranteed 80% trade in if returned in like condition.