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Method of hair tightening: simple screw mechanism, no ferrule. Stick: made of pernambuco, dark chocolate brown; cross section mostly round, octagonal for c. 120mm at frog end; no grip. Head: facing: ivory; square plug; elongated almond; trapezoid plane. Frog: made of ivory; rectangular plane with a c-shape undercut; rear edge trapezoid cross-section, narrowed in the middle; perpendicular edge; screw cap made of ivory with octagonal cross-section; screw made of iron; eyelet of brass; possibly an earlier replacement.

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  • Repository:Royal College of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Overall length: 697mm. Stick diameter at head: 8mm. Stick diameter at frog: 10mm. Playing length of hair: 592mm. Overall length of hair: 645mm. Width of hair at frog: 11.5mm. Hair to stick at head: 21mm. Hair to stick at frog: 20mm. Max concavity: 16mm at 285mm from head. Weight: 76g.