Solid wood, throughout, ebony fittings, oil varnish. Do not confuse this with cheap basses!
The pictures show a Gems 1 carved back bass which was specially made, left handed. It is shown with Jeremy Ard of http://www.ardviolins.co.uk
It can be seen in action in a small amateur orchestra here
The number of Gliga double basses we have sold could be counted on the fingers of one hand but those we have sold have been well received. Supplied with bridge and soundpost in place. The price is for the instrument only with factory strings. Other strings can be fitted at cost.
Shipping to far away countries is expensive but air freight where you collect from your nearest airport is cheaper, small sizes will also be cheaper. Please make contact for a shipping quote.
4/4 is available if you really want it, but you'll need to convince me first that you know what you are doing!