The Wessex ’V’ is a handmade modern interpretation of the English school of violin making. The instruments are made to the highest standards using Balkan maple and Bavarian spruce and are finished with a traditional chestnut-brown oil based varnish that recreates the look of English makers Kennedy and Hill.
Model V Violin: Featuring quality ebony or rosewood fittings in French or English pattern. Despiau ‘two tree’ bridge fitted as standard. Varnish typically of a golden-amber colour.
The Body: The back made in two pieces of irregular figured or lightly figured Balkan maple, the ribs and scroll are in similar wood; the table in two pieces of Bavarian spruce of narrow or medium-narrow grain.
Typical measurements: LOB 356mm, UB 167mm, MB 117mm & LB 208mm.