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Bow for kit.

Technical description: The round, slightly convex, ironwood stick ends in a rounded battle-axe head with a small, round eye on the finger side. The bow has an open, screw-mechanism, rounded, ivory frog and an ivory button which is cylindrical with a knob on the end.Weight: 32.Hair length: 333.5.Balance point: 154.Head height: 19.7.Head width: 8.45.Face length: 24.8.Tip diameter: 6.1.Frog diameter: 8.25.Nipple range: 2.2 to 2.5.Period of oscillation: 1.06.Distance from pivot to tail: 68.25.Button length: 18.35.Ferrule width: 7.9.Frog + stick height: 29.45.Frog top length: 36.45.

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    Probably mid 18thcentury
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    University of Edinburgh
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    Possibly Germany or France
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:435