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Bow for kit.

Technical description: The octagonal, concave, pernambuco (?) stick ends in a modern head with an ivory headface. The bow has an open, screw-mechanism, rounded ivory frog.Weight: 31 (without button).Hair length: 356.Balance point: 158.5.Head height: 22.35.Head width: 10.0.Face length: 21.75 (tip chipped off).Tip diameter: 6.2.Frog diameter: 7.8.Period of oscillation: 1.09.Distance from pivot to tail: 54.0.Ferrule width: 10.8.Frog + stick height: 24.4.Frog top length: 41.85.

  • Date:
    Late 18th or early 19thcentury
  • Maker:
    Probably John Dodd workshop
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:435.5 (button missing, but screw intact).