MKS No. 1 Sitar
MKS No. 1 Sitar
MKS No. 1 Sitar
MKS No. 1 Sitar
MKS No. 1 Sitar
MKS No. 1 Sitar

MKS No. 1 Sitar

$1,799.00

The MKS No. 1 is a concert grade, fully-decorated Kharaj Pancham / Ravi Shankar style sitar. No. 1 grade models are constructed using only the best components available to the maker - the straightest neck, the largest gourd, the nicest jawari and other pieces. Monoj Kumar Sardar & Bros. (a.k.a. "MKS" or "Sardar") is a well established name in Kolkata. This is their very best sitar. The fit and finish of this sitar is outstanding. The tone is incredible.

These are available from our inventory in the U.S. No special ordering is required. Each one is set up by skilled musicians at our Urbana, IL shop before shipping.

Includes:

- FREE SHIPPING within U.S. (excludes HI and AK)
- Deluxe Fiberglass Hard Case ($249 value)
- One Extra String Set
- Mirzrabs
- Professional Set-Up / Prep

Optional Add-On's:

- Additional string sets & Mizrabs (discounted w/ purchase)
- Sitar Pickup (Add $150)

- Overall Dimensions: ~49 x 14 x 12 inches
- Weight: 7.5 lbs.
- Main Strings: 7
- Taraf/Sympathetic Strings: 13
- Color: Chestnut brown
- Finish: Shellac

SHIPPING: Our packing methods have ensured that over 99% of the instruments we ship arrive undamaged. Should things not go perfectly, we will get you a replacement, refund, part or whatever is necessary. No problem.

STORE: Old Delhi Music makes buying a quality harmonium, tabla set, sitar, or any other Indian instruments easy

Our business is family owned and operated since 2010. In the U.S., we are a small team of musicians dedicated to refinements and customer support. In India, we’ve built relationships with many of the country's best musical artisans and founded a workshop where our staff ensures quality.

We sell and ship the best Indian instruments available on earth throughout North America and globally.

For the complete back story, check out this video -


For more on our founder and origin story, this video was produced in 2014 for the PBS "Indie America" series -

While much of India is rapidly advancing, the Indian instrument manufacturing process remains comparatively primitive. From touch ups to tuning, much of what we do at Old Delhi Music is add a layer of quality control to an otherwise non-standardized production process.

We wrote THIS ARTICLE to ensure customers understand and might appreciate this old-fashioned production style, the unique products we carry, and how we're working to ensure genuine quality, despite the odds. It's a quick read, and definitely worthwhile for anyone considering the purchase of a traditional Indian instrument. 

Thank you,
Old Delhi Music

      Description

      The MKS No. 1 is a concert grade, fully-decorated Kharaj Pancham / Ravi Shankar style sitar. No. 1 grade models are constructed using only the best components available to the maker - the straightest neck, the largest gourd, the nicest jawari and other pieces. Monoj Kumar Sardar & Bros. (a.k.a. "MKS" or "Sardar") is a well established name in Kolkata. This is their very best sitar. The fit and finish of this sitar is outstanding. The tone is incredible.

      These are available from our inventory in the U.S. No special ordering is required. Each one is set up by skilled musicians at our Urbana, IL shop before shipping.

      Includes:

      - FREE SHIPPING within U.S. (excludes HI and AK)
      - Deluxe Fiberglass Hard Case ($249 value)
      - One Extra String Set
      - Mirzrabs
      - Professional Set-Up / Prep

      Optional Add-On's:

      - Additional string sets & Mizrabs (discounted w/ purchase)
      - Sitar Pickup (Add $150)

      Product Specs

      - Overall Dimensions: ~49 x 14 x 12 inches
      - Weight: 7.5 lbs.
      - Main Strings: 7
      - Taraf/Sympathetic Strings: 13
      - Color: Chestnut brown
      - Finish: Shellac

      Shipping & Store Info

      SHIPPING: Our packing methods have ensured that over 99% of the instruments we ship arrive undamaged. Should things not go perfectly, we will get you a replacement, refund, part or whatever is necessary. No problem.

      STORE: Old Delhi Music makes buying a quality harmonium, tabla set, sitar, or any other Indian instruments easy

      Our business is family owned and operated since 2010. In the U.S., we are a small team of musicians dedicated to refinements and customer support. In India, we’ve built relationships with many of the country's best musical artisans and founded a workshop where our staff ensures quality.

      We sell and ship the best Indian instruments available on earth throughout North America and globally.

      For the complete back story, check out this video -


      For more on our founder and origin story, this video was produced in 2014 for the PBS "Indie America" series -

      Disclaimer

      While much of India is rapidly advancing, the Indian instrument manufacturing process remains comparatively primitive. From touch ups to tuning, much of what we do at Old Delhi Music is add a layer of quality control to an otherwise non-standardized production process.

      We wrote THIS ARTICLE to ensure customers understand and might appreciate this old-fashioned production style, the unique products we carry, and how we're working to ensure genuine quality, despite the odds. It's a quick read, and definitely worthwhile for anyone considering the purchase of a traditional Indian instrument. 

      Thank you,
      Old Delhi Music

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