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KRUTZ Series 100 Cellos

Price:  $1,499

KRUTZ Series instruments raise the bar for student level instruments. They are carefully constructed to our specifications in our affiliated shop in Beijing and all set-up in our Kansas City workshop. KRUTZ craftsmen travel there regularly to control quality. This ensures a fine appearance, warm sound and easy playability, even in fractional sizes. Upon arrival at our Kansas City workshop, they are given a professional set-up by our craftsmen. KRUTZ Series instruments produce a higher tonal quality at a more competitive price.

Specs: Seasoned spruce top; Seasoned poplar back, ribs and maple scroll; inlaid purfling; oil varnish; Ebony fittings; professionally adjusted in our shop with D'Addario Kaplan strings; composite tailpiece w/4 fine tuners; steel endpin w/screwed rubber stopper. Bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Kansas City workshop.

Available Sizes: 4/4, 3/4, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/10
  
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KRUTZ Series 200 Cellos

Price:  $1,999

KRUTZ Series instruments raise the bar for student level instruments. They are carefully constructed to our specifications in our affiliated shop in Beijing and all set-up in our Kansas City workshop. KRUTZ craftsmen travel there regularly to control quality. This ensures a fine appearance, warm sound and easy playability, even in fractional sizes. Upon arrival at our Kansas City workshop, they are given a professional set-up by our craftsmen. KRUTZ Series instruments produce a higher tonal quality at a more competitive price.

Specs: Seasoned spruce top; Seasoned maple back, ribs and scroll; Moderate flame; inlaid purfling; Shaded Oil varnish; Ebony fittings; D'Addario Kaplan strings; composite tailpiece w/4 fine tuners; steel endpin w/screwed rubber stopper. Bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Kansas City workshop.

Available Sizes: 4/4, 3/4, 1/2
  
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KRUTZ Series 300 Cellos

Price:  $2,600

KRUTZ Series instruments raise the bar for student level instruments. They are carefully constructed to our specifications in our affiliated shop in Beijing and all set-up in our Kansas City workshop. KRUTZ craftsmen travel there regularly to control quality. This ensures a fine appearance, warm sound and easy playability, even in fractional sizes. Upon arrival at our Kansas City workshop, they are given a professional set-up by our craftsmen. KRUTZ Series instruments produce a higher tonal quality at a more competitive price.

Specs: Seasoned spruce top; Seasoned maple back, ribs and scroll; Moderately high flame; inlaid purfling; Shaded oil varnish; Ebony fittings; D'Addario Kaplan strings; composite tailpiece w/4 fine tuners; steel endpin w/screwed rubber stopper. Bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Kansas City workshop.

Available Sizes: 4/4, 3/4, 1/2
  
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KRUTZ Series 400 Cellos

Price:  $3,400

KRUTZ Series instruments raise the bar for student level instruments. They are carefully constructed to our specifications in our affiliated shop in Beijing and all set-up in our Kansas City workshop. KRUTZ craftsmen travel there regularly to control quality. This ensures a fine appearance, warm sound and easy playability, even in fractional sizes. Upon arrival at our Kansas City workshop, they are given a professional set-up by our craftsmen. KRUTZ Series instruments produce a higher tonal quality at a more competitive price.

Specs: Seasoned spruce top; Seasoned maple back, ribs and scroll; Moderate flame; inlaid purfling; Shaded oil varnish; Ebony fittings; D'Addario Kaplan strings; composite tailpiece w/4 fine tuners; carbon fiber endpin. Bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Kansas City workshop.

Available Sizes: 4/4
  
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KRUTZ Series 500 Cellos

Price:  $4,300

KRUTZ Series instruments raise the bar for student level instruments. They are carefully constructed to our specifications in our affiliated shop in Beijing and all set-up in our Kansas City workshop. KRUTZ craftsmen travel there regularly to control quality. This ensures a fine appearance, warm sound and easy playability, even in fractional sizes. Upon arrival at our Kansas City workshop, they are given a professional set-up by our craftsmen. KRUTZ Series instruments produce a higher tonal quality at a more competitive price.

Specs: Seasoned spruce top; Seasoned maple back, ribs and scroll; Highly flamed; inlaid purfling; Acoustically enhanced wood sealer; Antiqued oil varnish; Ebony fittings; D'Addario Kaplan strings; composite tailpiece w/4 fine tuners; carbon fiber endpin. Bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Kansas City workshop.

Available Sizes: 4/4
  

 
 
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KRUTZ Artisan - Series 700 Cellos

Price:  $6,000

KRUTZ Artisan 700 instruments are partially crafted in our affiliated private shop in Beijing from Asian wood and the Artisan 750 instruments are partially crafted at our affiliated private shop in Romania from European wood. These instruments are shipped to our Kansas City workshop rough and unfinished, where professional craftsmen do extensive finish work on them. The instruments are graduated, fitted with an advanced bassbar and varnished. KRUTZ Artisan have greater projection and tonal resonance, suitable for advancing students and amateur adult players.

Specs: Seasoned spruce top; Seasoned maple back, ribs and scroll; inlaid purfling; Higher flame; Acoustically enhanced wood sealer; Shaded oil varnish; Ebony or boxwood fittings; Aubert bridge; D'Addario Kaplan strings; composite tailpiece w/4 fine tuners. Bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Kansas City workshop.

Available Sizes: 4/4, 3/4, 1/2
  
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KRUTZ Artisan - Series 750 Cellos

Price:  $7,500

KRUTZ Artisan 700 instruments are partially crafted in our affiliated private shop in Beijing from Asian wood and the Artisan 750 instruments are partially crafted at our affiliated private shop in Romania from European wood. These instruments are shipped to our Kansas City workshop rough and unfinished, where professional craftsmen do extensive finish work on them. The instruments are graduated, fitted with an advanced bassbar and varnished. KRUTZ Artisan have greater projection and tonal resonance, suitable for advancing students and amateur adult players.

Specs: Seasoned spruce top; Seasoned maple back, ribs and scroll; inlaid purfling; Higher flame; Acoustically enhanced wood sealer; Antiqued oil varnish; Ebony or boxwood fittings; Aubert bridge; D'Addario Kaplan strings; composite tailpiece w/4 fine tuners. Bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Kansas City workshop.

Available Sizes: 4/4, 3/4, 1/2
  
 
 
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Williams & Krutz Cello, K C Strings Williams & Krutz Cello, K C Strings

KRUTZ Avant - Series 800 Cellos

Price:  $12,000

KRUTZ Avant instruments are crafted entirely in our Kansas City workshop by senior luthiers, many of whom learned the art of string instrument construction in Europe. All aspects of the making process are overseen by Anton Krutz. We hand select every single piece of European and American maple and spruce used to make these instruments. The wood is then aged for five to ten years before the instrument crafting begins. Anton's own proprietary sealer and varnish are used. These instruments are then given a professional set-up by the craftsmen in our shop. KRUTZ Avant instruments utilize fully professional materials and precise specifications, which give them the strong sound and tonal flexibility desired by advanced students and rising professionals.

Specs: Seasoned spruce top; Seasoned maple back, ribs and scroll; inlaid purfling; Medium flame; Acoustically enhanced wood sealer; Antiqued oil varnish; Ebony or boxwood fittings; Aubert bridge; Spirocore and Larsen strings; composite tailpiece w/4 fine tuners. Bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Kansas City workshop.

Available Sizes: 4/4
  

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Williams & Krutz Cello, K C Strings Williams & Krutz Cello, K C Strings

KRUTZ Avant - Series 850 Cellos

Price:  $16,000

KRUTZ Avant instruments are crafted entirely in our Kansas City workshop by senior luthiers, many of whom learned the art of string instrument construction in Europe. All aspects of the making process are overseen by Anton Krutz. We hand select every single piece of European and American maple and spruce used to make these instruments. The wood is then aged for five to ten years before the instrument crafting begins. Anton's own proprietary sealer and varnish are used. These instruments are then given a professional set-up by the craftsmen in our shop. KRUTZ Avant instruments utilize fully professional materials and precise specifications, which give them the strong sound and tonal flexibility desired by advanced students and rising professionals.

Specs: Seasoned spruce top; Seasoned maple back, ribs and scroll; inlaid purfling; Medium flame; Acoustically enhanced wood sealer; Antiqued oil varnish; Ebony or boxwood fittings; Aubert bridge; Spirocore and Larsen strings; composite tailpiece w/4 fine tuners. Bridge, pegs, fingerboard, nut and soundpost assembled, dressed, fitted and tonally adjusted in our Kansas City workshop.

Available Sizes: 4/4
  

 
 
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Anton Krutz Cello, K C Strings Anton Krutz Cello, K C Strings

Anton Krutz signature instruments are crafted by Master Luthier Anton Krutz, bringing together the best in materials, design and construction. Beginning with his selection of acoustically vibrant curly maple and spruce from carefully aged stock, his craftsmanship includes precise arching and graduations, and a unique mineral ground and varnish treatment that gives each instrument its timbre and Bel Canto voice, similar to that of the fine Italian masters. Anton Krutz signature instruments are meticulously crafted to create the powerful, expressive sound sought by soloists and professional ensemble players throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Price:  $20,000

Specs: Available by custom order.

Measurements:

- Upper bout width = 346 mm.
- Lower bout width = 446 mm.
- C-bout width = 240 mm.
- Body length = 756 mm.