I am a violin teacher. I purchased it for my 10-year old daughter. Tone-wise, it's a very good violin for beginners at a very reasonable price. It came with a good bow and case. However, the adjuster screws on the tail piece are of poor quality. I could not adjust the tune with any of the fine adjuster screws; they appear stuck and are very hard to rotate. A simple examination by the seller would have revealed this defect; but it appears that was not done.