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Technical description: The round, concave, pernambuco stick ends in a modern head with an ivory headface. The bow has an open, screw-mechanism, squared, ivory frog and an octagonal, ivory button, with rounded corners.Weight: 33.5.Hair length: 358.Balance point: 157.Head height: 20.8.Head width: 8.4.Face length: 18.6.Tip diameter: 6.0.Frog diameter: 8.3.Nipple range: 1.0 to 1.2.Period of oscillation: 1.11.Distance from pivot to tail: 62.35.Button length: 14.8.Ferrule width: 9.45.Frog + stick height: 25.2.Frog top length: 38.5. Repair History: The headface is very white and looks new. It has probably been replaced or added.

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    Late 18thcentury
  • Maker:
    Probably John Dodd workshop
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:444