Wessex XV Series Violin Outfit, Gold Level Set Up

2,423.00 RRP 2,989.00 (including VAT @ 23%)

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  • Advanced Bespoke Violin Outfit
  • Hand Crafted In England
  • Entirely Manufactured from European Materials
  • Two Piece Figured Maple Back Ribs and Scroll
  • Two Piece Bavarian Spruce Top of Narrow Grain

Wessex XV Series Violin Outfit, Gold Level Set Up


The Wessex XV Series Violin Outfit combines exceptional materials and craftsmanship for an outstanding sound. The maple back, ribs and scroll produce a robust sound with plenty of tonal focus and projection. This outfit has been professionally set up and comes supplied with Larsen Tzigane strings, a Negri Venezia Violin Case with burgundy interior, and a Marco Raposo Pernambuco bow with silver fittings. The outfit has been selected by our orchestral string specialist to both complement the sound and tonal characteristics of the Wessex XV Violin, and to stand the tests of time.

Product Ref: 75620

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Selected Finest European Tonewoods

The use of maple and spruce is a tried and tested combination used in superior quality violins. This combination produces a focused, powerful sound with plenty of body and tonal warmth, which will only improve over time. The woods are hand selected based on their age, before being hand carved for a sound and appearance full of heritage. The maple back and sides help provide a hard-wearing violin that works with the narrow grain spruce to provide a unique instrument with incredible response, projection and full tonal body.

Gold Level Set Up with Larsen Tzigane Strings

This Wessex XV Violin Outift undergoes a gold level set up, which ensures that it's ready to go at optimum playability as soon as it reaches the player. Larsen's world renowned Tzigane Strings have been selected for their smooth, saturated and warm tone, with unrivaled expression and projection. The instrument is completely stripped down and the nut is filed to the optimum height and spacing for the Larsen Tzigane strings and instrument. This results in ease of play for the performer, whilst producing the maximum amount of resonance and projection, allowing the player to make the most of the instrument. Combined with a High Grade Despiau "Two Tree" Bridge hand selected for its resonant qualities, this creates incredible playability without causing issues to intonation or tonal power.

Negri Venezia Violin Case and Marco Raposo Pernambuco Bow

The Wessex XV Violin Outfit comes with a Negri Venezia Violin Case which provides incredible protection as well as plenty of room for accessories. The Orchestra** Octagonal Stick Pernambuco Bow with silver mountings is an incredible quality bow to complement the tonal characteristics of the Wessex XV. Evenly balanced and lightweight, this bow completes the outfit for the Wessex XV Violin.

History of The Wessex Violin Company

The Wessex Violin Company builds upon the founding traditions of the English school violin manufacture, via technicians who have all been trained by the famed Newark College of Musical Instrument and Repair. The Wessex Violin foundations stem from the work of the Reputed and Prolific Benjamin Banks of the 18th century, who was one of the finest Luthiers in the United Kingdom. Completely handmade in England out of the finest European materials, The Wessex Violin Company represent "the renaissance of tradition" which is demonstrated throughout the entirety of their string range.


Body & Bridge

  • Top: Two Piece Narrow Grain Bavarian Spruce
  • Back: Select Two Piece Carved Flamed Maple
  • Side and Ribs: Select Carved Flamed Maple
  • Bridge: High Grade Despiau "Two Tree"
  • Finish: Golden Chestnut Brown
  • Back Length: 356mm

Neck and Fingerboard

  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Ebony


  • Tuning Pegs: Swiss Model, Ebony with Gold Diamond Inlay
  • Tailpiece: French Model, Ebony with Gold Diamond Inlay and Black Fret
  • Top Nut: Ebony
  • Chin Rest: Teka Model, Ebony with Standard Barrells
  • Strings: Larsen Tzigane
  • Includes: Negri Venezia Violin Case and Marco Raposo Pernambuco Violin Bow with Silver Mountings