Great choice for an intermediate viola player. Otto Benjamin is the "house brand" of Music & Arts Center. This 15.5-inch viola was made in 2005 and is in excellent condition.The MA-500 outfit features a premium spruce top combined with highly flamed select aged maple back and sides. The beauty of the viola body is complemented with a multi-layered antique spirit varnish and all-boxwood fittings. The instrument is finished with genuine hand-inlaid ebony purfling and a quality ebony fingerboard. Fine tuners on all strings. Oblong case & pernambuco bow included. This outfit sells new for $1,899!