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K. Gerhard Penzel : archet de violon allemand, vers 1960

The Penzel family of bow makers has a long tradition: Emil Max Penzel founded his artistic bow workshop in Erlbach in the Vogtland region of Erlbach at the beginning of the 20th century; his descendants continue the craft to this day, now in Ostrach near Lake Constance in southern Germany. This high-quality, silver-mounted K. Gerhard Penzel violin bow was made in Ostrach in the 1960s. The strong octagonal stick with K. Gerhard Penzel stamp is made of brown pernambuco wood, so the bow plays strong, tight and very reactive. The ebony frog is silver mounted with Parisian eye. This good Penzel violin bow has its measured balance point at 25,8 cm from the...

The Penzel family of bow makers has a long tradition: Emil Max Penzel founded his artistic bow workshop in Erlbach in the Vogtland region of Erlbach at the beginning of the 20th century; his descendants continue the craft to this day, now in Ostrach near Lake Constance in southern Germany. This high-quality, silver-mounted K. Gerhard Penzel violin bow was made in Ostrach in the 1960s. The strong octagonal stick with K. Gerhard Penzel stamp is made of brown pernambuco wood, so the bow plays strong, tight and very reactive. The ebony frog is silver mounted with Parisian eye. This good Penzel violin bow has its measured balance point at 25,8 cm from the frog end, the felt balance point is in the middle, pointing slightly towards the upper half. The warm, big, powerful sound creates volume in the tone. The bow is undamaged, professionally restored and ready to play.

K. Gerhard Penzel violin bow
German K. Gerhard Penzel violin bow, approx. 1960 - head
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