Pirastro Oliv Cello C String, Ball End

£69.49 RRP £92.32 (including VAT @ 20%)

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Can be delivered to you on: 15th December 2016

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1 year warranty and 30 day money back guarantee included

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Product Ref: 65217

  • Full Size Cello C String with Knot Tailpiece End
  • Medium Gauge Tension for Optimum Versatility
  • Gut Core Produces Range of Warm, Clear Tones
  • Silver Winding for Increased Depth
  • Suitable For Soloists and Orchestral Players

Pirastro Oliv Cello C String, Ball End


The Pirastro 231440 Cello C String offers a classic sound for the traditional musician. The string's core is hand made from sheep gut, which produces a warm sound with complex overtones. The silver winding adds depth to you open notes, as well as having a comfortable feel. The medium gauge tension has the optimum balance of easy playability and a versatile sound. This string features a knot tailpiece end and is designed for full size cellos.

Product Ref: 65217

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Oliv Series

Pirastro’s Oliv series of strings provides your instrument with a sound full of heritage. Each gut string is manufactured, polished and wound by hand for the most authentic tone possible. The strings are wound with either aluminium or silver for the most comfortable playability possible. The Oliv series can be used for classical pieces spanning from the Baroque to Romantic eras, as well as modern pieces. These strings are ideal for musicians who have an advanced technique in music, and are looking to expand their instrument’s voice.


  • Core: Gut
  • Winding: Silver
  • String: C
  • String Code: 231440
  • Size: 4/4
  • Tension: 12.6 KG
  • End Type: Knot
  • Peg End: Violet