New! Looks like a violin, plays like a violin… what’s different?

Assymetric EconomyWe’ve “cut” corners without sacrificing quality to produce an Asymmetric Economy R.W. McCluskie violin.

With sinuous curves and full size body, it looks great and its sound fills the room. Scaling back some elements allows us to offer this instrument at roughly two-thirds the price of a traditional R.W. McCluskie handmade violin.

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A quality hand built instrument, made from select European tone woods, it features geared “Knilling Perfection Planetary Pegs,” a standard ebony tailpiece and chinrest.

Powerful, yet light, this instrument is ideal for travel.


Length: 141/8 inches or 356 millimeters
Width: slightly narrower than a traditional violin.
Two piece back; dark plum-red varnish.

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