Master Build Special Edition Guarneri del Gesu 1745 “Leduc”


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• Master Build Special Edition Guarneri featuring selected tone wood.

* Antique copy based on the original 1745 “Leduc” Guarneri, including the highly artistic scroll!

• Body Length: 354 mm. Upper Bout: 167 mm. Center Bout: 111 mm. Lower Bout: 204 mm. 1:1 master crafted original replica.

• Selected Swiss Spruce with bear claw feature, highly sought after. One piece flamed maple back, well seasoned over 15 yrs age.

• Classic Italian reddish brown oil varnish, varnishing material imported from Italy/Spain (ground coat).

• Deluxe boxwood fitting, ebony fingerboard. Professionally cut aubert bridge and old spruce sound post, Larsen strings.


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A mature, deep, powerful sounding “Leduc” del Gesu master build, featuring some of the most sought after tonewood combination: one piece flamed maple back and Swiss spruce with bear claw feature, highly desired for superior tone quality! This special edition master build featuring hand selected, aged European tone wood ( Swiss spruce ) and fine attention to detailed workmanship ( even the scroll! ) to reproduce the original Leduc Guarneri as faithful as possible. Premium Italian varnish and old wood ground coat. Detail antiqued based on the original “Leduc” with highly artistic taste, faithfully recapturing the look of a 200 plus years old (but well preserved) violin. Faithfully copies the long pattern f hole and bold body pattern as the original.

A true performance level violin with mature, sweet deep tone. Listen to the audio/video clip to hear/see how the violin responds to various bow stroke, even with little break in time.  A superb del Gesu master work that is easy to push, yet sings with depth and definition. Singing higher register and mature, deep G string as the old cremonese voice. Easy playability across all four strings, effortless shifting from low to higher register. Suitable for advanced to pro players.