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The Marinette 4–String Violin

Unbeatable value...

The Marinette Acoustic Electric Violin is our most affordable model – equally desirable for any player who's ready to try an electric violin, and for the young student graduating to a full-size violin. Acoustically voiced for warm tone, it comes with the same great pickup as our top-of-the-line London and Dahlia violins.

The best sounding electric violin is an amplified acoustic violin!

Have a listen...

Audio clips recorded in Gary's Warehouse Studio showcase both the acoustic and amplified tone of the Marinette Violin.

Pickup only - Telemann excerpt Pickup only - Fantasia No. 10 - Telemann excerpt
Mic only - Telemann excerpt Mic only - Fantasia No. 10 - Telemann excerpt

Pickup only - Honeysuckle Rose excerpt Pickup only - Honeysuckle Rose excerpt
Mic only - Honeysuckle Rose excerpt Mic only - Honeysuckle Rose excerpt

Pickup only - Fantasia No. 9 Telemann excerpt Pickup only - Fantasia No. 9 - Telemann excerpt
Mic only - Fantasia No. 9 Telemann excerpt Mic only - Fantasia No. 9 - Telemann excerpt

Priced for your budget...

The Marinette with Gary's lightweight internal pickup: . . . . . . . . . . $699
(Case included; bow not included; free shipping within continental US.)

The Marinette without the internal pickup: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $399
(Case included; bow not included; free shipping within continental US.)

Optional Accessories:
L.R. Baggs Para Acoustic DI Preamp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$189

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Marinette Front View

Marinette Detail Showing Side Jack

Marinette Back View

Note on International Shipments:
For international orders, please remember that you will be required to pay import duties & taxes (VAT) in addition to the shipping estimate we quote based on your address. Depending on the country, this may add as much as an additional 25% to your final cost.

One week free trial...

Our instruments are available with a one-week free trial period and free shipping anywhere in the continental US (with credit card deposit; US orders only). If you choose not to keep the violin, you pay only for return shipping.

Call Gary at 800-741-3045 to order.

Or email for a Skype Name: AcousticElectricappointment with Gary today!

Marinette 4-String details...

Beautifully Shaded Spirit Varnish
Lightweight Internal Pickup Does Not Affect Acoustic Tone
No External Knobs or Wires
Top: Hand Carved Spruce
Back, Sides and Neck: Maple
Fingerboard: Ebony
Bridge: Despiau
Strings: Dominant
Tailpiece: Wittner Adjustable
All Woods Are Aged
Case Included; Bow Not Included; Free Shipping within Continental US

Your complete satisfaction –
our ultimate goal...

All our instruments are set up by luthier Gary E. Bartig in our Minneapolis shop. If you have special setup needs, Gary will work with you to accommodate them. And if you'd like to audition two violins for comparison purposes, just let him know!

Our warranty policy...

Since we do not have control over the environment in which our violins are kept once in our customers’ possession, we are not able to guarantee any wooden parts of the violin. However, we do provide a 5-year warranty on the internal pickup. If your pickup needs repair after the end of the warranty, or if your instrument needs repair at any time, we will be happy to assist or advise on best options.


Audio clips recorded at Warehouse Studio, performed by James Plattes.
Learn more about our audio clip recording methods.