CS9/ 32, Handmade 5-string Cello by Ian K Highfield, Circa 1980
5-string Cello. Labelled ‘Made in the Highfield Workshops, Birmingham Ano 1981’. With Helicore Orchestral strings. Additional string is a ‘high E’. Length of back: 30″ (76.2 cm)
Two-piece back of medium grain and narrow figure . Fine-grained front. Handmade golden oil finish. Wittner pegs and handmade ebony tailpiece. String length: 69cms.