The Eastman VL-401 (Ivan Dunov) is a great value for the player searching for a particularly dark European sound. Crafted in Romania from select Carpathian tonewoods in the Stradivari pattern and is finished by hand in the United States with an antique-style spirit varnish. It has a solid spruce top and flamed maple back ribs and scroll. The pegs fingerboard and chinrest are ebony. This instrument has a Level II Professional Setup which includes a hand-cut hand-fitted and adjusted soundpost high-quality Aubert #7 bridge hand-fit and lubricated pegs in matching material to other fittings finely finished nut fine planed and dressed fingerboard properly adjusted tailgut and Dominant strings.