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Method of hair tightening: simple screw mechanism, no ferrule. Stick: made of Brazil wood; cross section round, octagonal for c. 300mm at frog end; no wiring or wrapping. Head: facing; ivory strip which embraces the tip; elongated almost triangular shape; trapezoid plane; trapezoid wedge. Frog: made of ebony with Parisian eye on both sides; rectangular plane; inner undercutting c-shape; cross-section of rear end tapered toward the stick edge; screw cap of ebony with octagonal cross section; screw made of iron; eyelet of brass.

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  • Repository:Royal College of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Overall length: 712mm. Stick diameter at head: 7mm. Stick diameter at frog: 10mm. Playing length of hair: 600mm. Overall length of hair: 648mm. Width of hair at frog: 10mm. Hair to stick at head: 17mm. Hair to stick at frog: 17mm. Max concavity: 16mm at 310mm from head. Weight: 66g.