The Barcus Berry BAR AE model is hand-crafted in Romania, a place whose association with string instruments dates back many centuries. Fully-carved and graduated select seasoned Carpathian Maple and Spruce. Authentic Barcus-Berry electronics. Set-up to MENC standards. Includes Ebony fittings, Super Sensitive Red Label strings, four Wittner tuners and a hand-rubbed lacquer finish. Complete outfit, including color-matching Glasser bow with horse hair, black Barcus-Berry embroidered soft-shape case with detachable shoulder strap, and full cake dark rosin. Available in a wide variety of finishes.