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Bow for violoncello.

Technical description: The round, concave, brazilwood stick, with a black leather lapping, ends in a modern head with ebony headface lining. The screw-mechanism, rounded, ebony frog has mother-of-pearl decorative eyes with a metal decorative eye ring, a mother-of-pearl slide, a metal ferrule with a wooden ferrule wedge, a metal heelplate, and a metal underslide. The screw eye is brass. The ebony button is covered by nickel, has a mother-of-pearl button eye and is octagonal with a rim.Weight: 74.Hair length: 604.Balance point: 255.Head height: 28.7.Head width: 10.8.Face length: 29.9 (from mid-point to mid-point).Tip diameter: 7.0.Frog diameter: 9.9 ( measured at 200 to avoid the lapping).Nipple range: 0.8 to 1.1.Period of oscillation: 1.34.Distance from pivot to tail: 71.3.Button length: 17.1.Ferrule width: 15.8.Frog + stick height: 30.5.Frog top length: 50.7.

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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:710