Hofner continue to produce stringed instruments which are exported throughout the world. Now located at Hagenau in Bavaria Hofner use the traditional methods of manufacture, tried and tested for generations. As Hofner have always done, Hofner offer a good range of student models at remarkably attractive prices thus enabling students the chance to own and play a quality violin or viola.
Solid carved spruce top
Plain maple back and sides
Golden brown finish and ebony fittings
Fitted with a maple bridge
Fine tuner tailpiece
Polished steel strings
Round brazilwood bow with rosewood frog
What is included?:
Violin, Bow, Rosin & Carrying Case
The No.280 range of stringed instruments has been crafted to deliver a student instrument that looks, feels, sounds and plays well above its price tag.
During extensive consultation with the String community; including Players, Teachers and Violin Luthiers, Suzuki’s brief was to hone in on what everyone needs in a student instrument.
And now it’s here.
The Solid Spruce top delivers a rich tone. The Spruce back and sides, Inlaid Purfling, Ebony Fingerboard and Pegs combine to give the instrument the classic traditional look.
Whilst the Ultra-Lightweight composite tailpiece brings it into the modern world.
Back and Sides
Ultra-Lightweight Carbon Composite with fine-tuners.
Lightweight Poly-Foam Shaped Case with shoulder strap
The Hofner “Allegretto” complete violin outfit contains the fully solid, slightly flamed maple, shaded spirit golden-brown hand-varnished H5 Series violin. An entry level instrument for the demanding student who is looking for a violin that incorporates all the features and benefits for which German instruments are famous – but at a very competitive price.
The outfit also includes the AS-26-V bow and AS-90/165-V case along with a chinrest, rosin
Top: Alpine Spruce
Back/Sides/Neck: European Maple
Fingerboard, nuts: Ebony
Hand Varnish: Spirit Varnish
Tailpiece: Wittner Style
Pegs: Ebony Std.
Strings: D'Addario Prelude (Made in USA)