This is a concert grade Esraj from Monoj, Kumar, Sardar & Sons. It is made of seasoned Tun (Mahogany) wood with a dark toned finish. Modern gear / machine tuners are installed for precision tuning. With a custom hard case and free shipping included, you will find no better value on a professional quality Esraj.
Includes: - Hard Case ($200 value) - FREE SHIPPING (within continental U.S. only) from our Urbana, IL location
- Overall Dimensions: 40 in. x 3.5 in. x 7.5 in. (including strings and tuners) - Weight: 5.5 lbs. - Main Strings: 4 - Taraf / Sympathetic Strings: 15 - Color: Dark Mahogany - Finish: Shellac
SHIPPING: Your instrument will arrive safely, and if it doesn't, we'll take care of it. 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 carefully curates a selection of only fine quality ethnic musical instruments. Our business is family owned and operated in Urbana, IL since 2010. For the back story, check out this video:
While much of India is rapidly advancing, the Indian instrument manufacturing process remains very old school. 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 vintage 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.