A Benning violin is a rare instrument in the world, used in a very limited number of instruments.
It was first produced in Germany in 1869 by the Benning family.
It has been used in the German national orchestras for nearly 200 years.
Benning is a family name and it is not a household name.
However, it has a long history of playing in classical and contemporary music and is a treasured instrument for violinists of all ages.
This is a great article about Benning.