This is a brand new Maggini style Violin, even comes with a brand new cases. The truth is Maggini violins were being built before Strad. They are known for their kind of a dark but loud sound also for their double purffling unlike all other violins. This violin is all set up for you to play. One thing you will have to buy is a bow, which i do not have an extra. This is one real fine violin & plays really nice. No scratches, dings, cracks. Violin is new. This is a Cash Only & You come & Pick it Up, this is for you spammer's & scammers !