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H.R. Pfretzschner cello bow, 3/4 size - frog
H.R. Pfretzschner cello bow, 3/4 size - frog
- head
- head
Provenance: Markneukirchen
Maker: H.R. Pfretzschner
Length of back: 75.2 g
Year: approx. 1910

3/4 - rare H.R. Pfretzschner cello bow

A fine H.R. Pfretzschner 3/4 cello bow made for young talents, this rare masterpiece was made by H.R. Pfretzschner around 1910 in Markneukirchen. The fine round stick is made of premium quality dark pernambuco wood, it bears the H.R. Pfretzschner stamps on shaft and on the frog. The stick features excellent strength, high activity and immediate response and is warmly recommended. The weight is 75.2 g, the length 67.6 cm. The fine ebony frog is nickel mounted with a Parisian eye, the silver adjuster is not original. This rare HR Pfretzschner 3/4 cello bow is perfectly balanced and has its felt balance point in the middle, measured at 24.4 cm from the frog end. With some repairs, new headplate and new hair in very good condition, this rare Pfretzschner 3/4 cello bow produces a warm, strong round threedimensional mature tone of very good power and clarity suitable for competition.

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