Accepting that knocks, bangs and general physical abuse create the most trauma for musical instruments, stringed instruments have an even greater, unseen enemy HUMIDITY or lack of it, to be precise. Plywood instruments are generally more stable, but the solid woods which most professional quality instruments are made from, respond remarkably quickly to changes in humidity. All timber acts like a sponge, sucking in moisture when humidity levels are high and effortlessly releasing it when humidity levels drop. It is this release of moisture from the wood that creates the greatest danger and, if not checked, will result in the wood shrinking...
A world leading brand, supplying protection for just about every style of musical instrument, to leading players everywhere. It's no exaggeration to say that Hiscox Cases has enabled makers such as myself to exist.
Roger Bucknall MBE BSc, FYLDE Guitars, May 2021
Impressed? We're flabbergasted! From our studio entirely destroyed by fire, the guitars safely locked away in Hiscox Cases emerged smelling slightly of smoke but otherwise intact and still in tune! Thank you, thank you.
New Model Army
Hiscox Cases have consistently provided total protection and the perfect fit for all our instruments whilst delivering and transporting them, safely and stylishly, all over the world.
Brian May Guitars, House Music, London
Both our customers and musician staff love Hiscox cases for the “peace of mind” they provide while travelling. No more worrying about the daily mood of the baggage handler, or if it rains or shines