Otto Tempel fittings are hand made in Germany, and are highest quality artisan pieces made from selected materials.
Kaufman chinrests are side-mounted and relatively low.
Teka model chinrests are side mounted and medium height.
Guarneri chinrests mount over-the-tailpiece and are medium-high.
“Otto” chinrests mount over-the-tailpiece, with the plate closer to center.
Our new BVS chinrests are created to replicate the style of the legendary JSB model 135 large plate Guarneri chinrest, which was our most popular shape due to its comfort and traditional styling.
Available in ebony, boxwood, rosewood and tamarind. The tonal qualities of Tamarind give a very pleasant mature sound. Tamarind is a non-restricted, cultivated wood.
Finest quality classical guitar strings, made in Germany since 1869.
The tradition of string making has been passed down through the Hannabach family through the generations. Today, Werner Hannabach is active in the company on a daily basis and assists with product training, repairs, and custom-made strings. He has also been active in an advisory capacity on the development of new product lines and in the optimization of production processes.
And so, the Hannabach family continues the legacy in fulfilling its quest: “Sound comes first!”