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Good quality Markneukirchen violin bow
This early 20th century violin bow is a beautiful violin bow of quality from Markneukirchen . This finely finished bow was made in the 1940ies. The octagonal stick features a good combination of good stiffness, strength and elasticity and is made of attractive, light-brown pernambuco wood. The ebony frog is nickel mounted with yellow-white pearl eye. The overall length is 74.2 cm, the felt balance point is centered, measured at 25.7 cm including the adjuster. It is an active, lively bow that produces a warm, bright tone.
Weight: 57.6 g
Year: 1940 circa
Tone: Bright, warm, somewhat sweet