Just in! Fantastic sounding CONCERT grade BALALAIKA by Tchaikovsky fact. luthier
Up for sale brand new, fantastic sounding, concert grade Russian Folk balalaika with an ebony neck and ebony fretboard, ebony Pantzir, custom inlaid head-stock, and beautiful «tiger» flamed maple body. It is made by one of the best balalaika luthiers as well as "top tier" Tchaikovsky factory luthier — V.Zubchenko.
This balalaika is super accurately made and sounds just great! The sound is full, loud, rich in overtones with a nice low end. A similar instrument would cost you a minimum of 2K$ + shipping if ordered from the Tchaikovsky factory and the queue is about 1.5 years.
Attention: Dear buyers! Please note that due to Covid shipping delays (1-3 months of waiting time), we cannot ship by EMS express anymore.
Starting May 1st - all international shipments are sent by DPD (UPS) / FedEx Express with shipping time reduced to 1-2 weeks worldwide.
We partially cover the shipping cost/packaging but please expect the shipping price to be between 150$ and 200$ depending on where you live.
All instruments that we sell are inspected by maestro Alexander Tsygankov himself (my dad, who is 'People's Artist of the Russian Federation and a professor at Gnesin's Academy of Music). My dad is always auditioning our instruments prior to we put them on our website and I'm very picky when it comes to construction quality as I'm dealing with the production of high-end boutique custom electric guitars for all of my life.
Send me a message if you have any questions about this beautiful Balalaika. The case is not included in an auction but I'll pack very well. If you'd like a hard case - I can get you a high-quality AMC case at the manufacturer's price of 150$.