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Violin BowNicolas Maline, Mirecourt c. 1845-50
Violin BowEugene Sartory, Silver/Ebony

This is an extremely fine example of Sartory’s work circa 1925. It is in superb condition and is an excellent player. It is certified by Paul Childs, Montrose, N.Y., March…

Violin BowEugene Sartory, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowEugene Sartory, Paris c. 1930, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowEugene Sartory, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowFrançois Nicolas Voirin, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowFrancois Nicolas Voirin, Paris c. 1880, Silver/Ebony

Branded “F.N. Voirin A Paris”. The round stick of red-brown pernambuco, the ivory tip plate, the silver wire winding, the silver mounted ebony frog with mother-of-pearl eyes, the ebony button…

Violin BowJ.J. Martin, Silver/Ebony, Branded “H.C. SILVESTRE”

A fine bow with quick action, good spiccato and attack and hair feeling nice and taut. Includes a certificate by Salchow & Sons, 2 May 2018.

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Violin BowEmile August Ouchard, Batavia 1950, Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowCharles Peccatte, Paris circa 1915, Nickel-silver/Ebony
Violin BowEmile August Ouchard, Silver/Ivory
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Violin BowHyppolyte Camille Lamy, Paris circa 1910, Silver/Ebony

This exceptional bow is from the hands of one of the most notable and important bow makers from the late 19th century in France. The bow is in excellent condition…

Violin BowVictor Fetique, Silver/Ebony

Includes a certificate by Salchow & Sons, 2 May 2018.

Violin BowEmile A. Ouchard, Mirecourt ca. 1935-1936
Violin BowMichel Genin, Silver/Ebony

Includes a certificate by Bernard Millant, 12 June 2014.

Violin BowJames Tubbs, Silver/Ebony

This bow has a round stick with a reddish-brown color. It has a silver tip plate, silver winding, a plain ebony frog, and a silver button. It is branded “Jas…

Violin BowJames Tubbs, London. Silver/Ebony
Violin BowLouis Gillet, Silver/Ebony, Paris c. 1940

Branded N. LAURI A PARIS. Includes a certificate by Salchow & Sons, New York, 12 April 2012.

Violin BowJames Tubbs, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowLouis Thomassin, Silver/Ebony

Branded “L. Thomassin A Paris”. The round stick of dark brown pernambuco, the ivory tip plate, the original tinsel wrap, the silver mounted ebony frog with mother-of-pearl eyes, the ebony…

Violin BowW.E. Hill & Sons, Gold/Tortoiseshell Fleur de lys
Violin BowW.E. Hill & Sons, Gold/Tortioseshell
Violin BowJean-Joseph Martin, Nickel Silver/Ebony, Mirecourt c. 1860

Unbranded. A fine bow with softer action that produces a rich tone. The round stick of medium brown pernambuco, the ivory tip plate, the tinsel wrap, the nickel mounted ebony…

Violin BowW.E. Hill & Sons, Gold/Tortoiseshell Fleur de lys

This bow is a very fine example from the workshop of W.E. Hill & Sons. This bow was most likely made by William Grieve Johnston, a maker in the Hill…

Violin BowCharles Nicolas Bazin, Silver/Ebony, Branded “Collin-Mezin Paris”

Branded “Collin-Mezin Paris”. The round stick is of orange-brown pernambuco with light flame. It has an ivory tip plate, silver wire winding, a silver mounted ebony frog with mother-of-pearl eyes,…

Violin BowCharles Nicolas Bazin, Silver/Ebony, Branded “H.C. SILVESTRE A PARIS”, c. 1880

Branded H.C. SILVESTRE A PARIS. Includes a certificate by Salchow & Sons, 2 May 2018.

Violin BowW.E. Hill & Sons, Silver/Tortioseshell
Violin BowMaire/Peccatte school, Nickel/Ebony

This is a very interesting bow from one of the great schools of bowmaking. It has playing qualities equaling those of certified Maire or Peccatte bows of a much higher…

Violin BowEmile Francois Ouchard, Silver/Ebony

Branded “R&M Millant A Paris”. The round stick of medium brown pernambuco, the ivory tip plate, the silver wire winding, the silver mounted ebony frog with parisian eyes and rounded…

Violin BowJ.B. Vuillaume, Silver/Ebony, by J. J. Martin

This bow was made for J.B. Vuillaume by Jean-Joseph Martin. It performs with excellent spiccato and good action that is slightly softer, producing a rich tone.The stick is round and…

Violin BowW.E. Hill & Sons Silver/Tortoiseshell
Violin BowLouis Joseph Morizot “Pere”, Mirecourt, ca. 1920-25, branded “Georges Apparut”

Includes a certificate by Salchow & Sons, New York, NY, 12 April 2012.

Violin BowFrancois Lotte, branded “J.V. Charotte”, c. 1925, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowLouis Bazin, Nickel/Ebony

An excellent violin bow by this maker. The round stick is of a red-brown color. It has an ivory tip plate, silver winding, an ebony frog with inlaid pearl eyes,…

Violin BowLouis Morizot “Pere”, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowLouis Joseph Morizot “Pere”, ca. 1910-14, branded G. Fournier, Silver/Ebony

An exceptional violin bow from this noted French master. Sold with a certificate of authenticity by Bernard Millant. Paris, 2009

Violin BowLouis Morizot, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowMorizot “Pere,” Nickel Silver/Ebony Pillot-Aine
Violin BowW.E. Hill & Sons, London, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowFrancois Lotte, Silver/Ebony

A good French bow. The round stick is made of medium brown pernambuco. It has an ivory tip plate, silver wire winding, a silver mounted ebony frog with parisian eyes,…

Violin BowFrancois Lotte, Silver/Ebony

A very good French bow by Francois Lotte bearing the maker’s brand. The round stick is made from medium brown pernambuco. It has an ivory tip plate, silver wire winding,…

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Violin BowW.E. Hill & Sons, London, Silver/Ebony

Here is a beautifully made violin bow from the golden period of W.E. Hill & Sons output of exceptional bows for stringed instruments. Likely made by William C. Retford, c….

Violin BowEgid Dörfler, Gold/Ivory
Violin BowVuillaume Style
Violin BowAlbert Nürnberger
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Violin BowLouis Piernot, Paris c. 1910 for the firm of Leon Bernardel

The bows made by this maker are highly appreciated, especially those from the early period of his output. This example possesses many of the fine playing characteristics that make it…

Violin BowMorizot Freres, Silver/Ebony

This is a superb playing bow with great strength and fast action. It focuses the tone exceptionally well and is in mint condition. The bow weighs 62.6 grams and is…

Violin BowLaPierre “Dupuy a Paris”, Silver/Ivory

Certificate by Jean-Francois Raffin.

Violin BowH.R. Pfretzschner, Silver/Ebony

   

Violin BowMorizot Brothers, Mirecourt ca. 1950
Violin BowW.E. Hill & Sons, Branded “Hill”, Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowEgid Dörfler, Gold/Ebony
Violin BowLouis Bazin, Silver/Ebony, Branded “P Beuscher”
Violin BowLouis Bazin
Violin BowMax Millant, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowMorizot Freres, Nickel Silver/Ebony Branded Collin-Mezin

An excellent playing bow by the brothers Morizot. The stick is octagonal and the ebony frog is mounted in nickel silver. Made circa 1940 and in excellent condition. It is…

Violin BowJohn Norwood Lee, Chicago c. 1988. Peccatte copy, gold/ebony
Violin BowCharles Claude Husson, Nickel Silver/Ebony (3/4 size)

A rare child’s size bow by a famous maker. The bow is described as follows in the photo certificate of Paul Childs, April 2010. “The stick is round and has…

Violin BowJohn Clutterbuck, Gold/Ebony

This fine bow by John Clutterbuck is in excellent condition. It has a round stick, whalebone winding, a gold tip plate, an ebony frog with mother-of-pearl eye and a gold…

Violin BowC.N. Bazin, branded “P. Blanchard a Lyon”

A characteristic example from a leading French bow maker. This bow has many fine playing qualities to explore.

Violin BowLaBerte, Silver/Ebony, Branded “A. BORDEAUX”, c. 1930

Includes a certificate by Salchow & Sons, 2 May 2018.

Violin BowLouis Morizot, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowJohn Norwood Lee, Chicago c. 1988. Tourte copy, gold/ebony
Violin BowRoger Zabinski, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Violin BowGeorges Barjonnet, Nickel Silver/Ebony

Branded “GÉRÔME-DEVOIVRE”. Includes a certificate by Salchow & Sons, New York, 27 January 2016.

Violin BowRoger Lotte, Branded “Gustave Villaume”, Nickel Silver/Ebony, c. 1965

Includes a certificate from Salchow & Sons, New York, 24 September 2018.

Violin BowEugene Cuniot-Hury, Mirecourt ca. 1895-1900
Violin BowJerome Thibouville-Lamy Workshop, Branded “P. Beuscher” Mirecourt, ca. 1910

Certificate by Salchow & Sons

Violin BowGarner Wilson, Gold/Ebony
Violin BowGustav Prager, Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowGustav Prager, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowLouis Morizot, 3/4 Size
Violin BowN.D. Crowder, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowLothar Seifert, Silver/Ivory
Violin BowManoel Francisco, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowLaBerte Workshop, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowManoel Francisco, Brazil, Hill Style

A beautifully made bow from the Brazilian master bow maker Manoel Francisco. Made in the manner of W.E. Hill & Sons, this bow has been hand selected for its fine…

Violin BowAdolf Schuster, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowGotthard Schuster, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowKlaus Grünke, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowErnst Heinrich Roth, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowHartmut Knoll, Gold/Ebony
Violin BowDavid Taylor, Silver/Ebony

This bow by David Taylor is in excellent condition. It has an octagonal stick and whalebone winding. It has a silver tip plate, an ebony frog with a pearl eye…

Violin BowConrad Götz workshop c. 1965, silver & tortoiseshell

Made with the finest materials, this bow is in superb condition and a fine playing bow.

Violin BowW.E. Hill & Sons, Silver/Ebony

Hill frog and stick with grafted head.

Violin BowFrench, Mirecourt c. 1940-50, Branded “Charles Bailly”

A light and lively bow with a soft approach to the string, good for an orchestral setting and particularly well-suited for baroque play.

Violin BowJ.P. Gabriel, Silver/Ivory
Violin BowManoel Francisco Hill Style With Custom Frog, Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowR. Fontenele, Brazil, Gold & Ebony

A beautifully made, contemporary bow from the finest materials. This bow was hand selected for its playing qualities.

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Violin BowAndreas Dörfler, Bubenreuth, Silver/Ebony

A very lovely handmade German violin bow with excellent playing qualities.

Violin BowArnold Voigt, Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowHarald Wonner, Baiersdorf, Silver/Ebony

A very nice, contemporary violin bow, both strong and lively for the advancing or professional musician.

Violin BowGerald Knoll, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowArnold Voigt “Lupot,” Silver/Ebony
Violin BowAlessandro Carlesso, Peccatte model, S/E
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Violin BowGerman, Branded Eugene Sartory, Silver/Ebony

A good, German made tribute to the great French bow maker, Eugene Sartory, this bow has many good playing qualities without the top price a player would have to pay…

Violin BowK. Schäffner
Violin BowE. L. Herrmann, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowGottfried Sturm

Masterfully crafted using choice materials, this violin bow is well balanced and has excellent playing characteristics. An ideal partner for the musician looking to reach the highest levels of his…

Violin BowHerman Beckert

This beautifully made German violin bow exhibits fine playing and aesthetic qualities. The round stick, branded “Herman Beckert”, is made from fine grained Pernambuco wood. The ebony frog is mounted…

Violin BowJ. B. Chorlian, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowK. Schäffner
Violin BowManoel Francisco special model, S/E
Violin BowAlessandro Carlesso, Lamy model, S/E
Violin BowAlessandro Carlesso, Peccatte model, S/E
Violin BowAlessandro Carlesso, Sartory model, S/E
Violin BowLothar Seifert #350, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowArnold Voigt, Silver/Ebony

A very good example from one of Germany’s premier bow makers at the turn of the 20th century.

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Violin BowManoel Francisco, Brazil, Hill Style Silver/Ebony

Made in the manner of W.E. Hill, this bow was hand selected for its fine playing qualities.

Violin BowLothar Seifert, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowG. Rudi Steinel
Violin BowLev Sobol, Silver/Ebony

Strong octagonal stick, ebony frog with silver mountings and mother-of-pearl eye. The stick is strong and powerful, producing an excellent projecting tone with fast action.

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Violin BowManoel Francisco, Brazil, Silver/Ebony

A beautifully made bow, made from the finest materials. This bow was hand selected for its playing qualities.

Violin BowJuliano Oliveira, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowP. Buzatto, Silver/Horn
Violin BowManoel Francisco, S/E
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Violin BowHorst Schicker, Baiersdorf Model 12a, Silver/Ebony

A very good, German made bow with fine playing characteristics. It feels well balanced in the hand and enables the player to realize a fine, full tone.

Violin BowManoel Francisco, Hill Style S/E
Violin BowHarald Wonner, Silver/Ebony Travel Bow with Synthetic Frog

This bow’s all man-made parts (with exception of the stick) ensure easy travel without making any compromises to quality.

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Violin BowPaulos Buzatto, Brazil, Silver/Ebony

A very good, hand selected violin bow for the advancing player or professional musician. Beautifully made from the finest materials available.

Violin BowLothar Seifert #340, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowJonPaul Carrera, Silver/Horn Professional Carbon Travel Bow

This JonPaul Carrera carbon fiber bow is designed with travel-friendly materials, making it the essential bow for traveling violinists.

Violin BowHorst Schicker, Baiersdorf Model #11
Violin BowHorst Schicker, Baiersdorf Model #11
Violin BowF.C. Pfretzschner model, Silver/Ebony

A very good German made violin bow made in the manner of the fine bows from the shop of H.R. Pfretzschner. This bow would be an excellent option for the…

Violin BowHorst Schicker
Violin BowAlfred Knoll 312K
Violin BowDe Marchi 70cm

An excellent bow for the musician looking for the ideal partner to use in period performance music of the Classical era. Beautifully made with fine playing qualities.

Violin BowD. Dörfler, Silver/Ebony

A very good example of high quality German bow making using select materials in its construction. These bows exhibit excellent playing qualities.

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Violin BowCarbow Violin Bow, Nickel Silver

A very good, handmade, French carbon fiber bow. Carbow has been an important contributor to the early development of carbon fiber bows for stringed instruments. Hand-selected by Mr. Brobst on…

Violin BowA. Nardi 64cm
Violin BowBaroque, Brasil (68.4cm)

This bow is best suited for the player looking to explore period performance. Beautifully made with excellent playing qualities.

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Violin BowJonPaul Avanti model
Violin BowJonPaul Muse
Violin BowD. Silveira
Violin BowV. Siqueira, Brazil, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowG. Soares, Brazil, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowG. Soares, Brazil, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowCardoso Baroque Bow Snakewood Frog 70cm

Artistically conceived, this bow is an ideal option for the player looking to explore the world of period performance practice.

Violin BowArthur Thoma
Violin BowBranded K. Penzel, Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowD. Chagas, Silver/Ebony (1/2 size)

An excellent bow for the young, advancing player.

Violin BowAlfred Knoll 290K
Violin BowJonPaul Corona
Violin BowR. F. Hoyer
Violin BowK. Höfner 8/6
Violin BowCirilo, Brazil, Nickel Silver/Ebony
Violin BowD. Silveira 66.7cm
Violin BowAlan Lorenz 192, Nickel Silver/Ebony

Model 192. Balance point at 25.4 cm (10 in.).

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Violin BowC. Herculano, Brazil, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowD. Otoni, Brazil, Nickel Silver/Ebony (1/2 size)

An example of the high quality, handmade bows exhibiting excellent playing characteristics for the young, advancing player.

Violin BowAlfred Knoll 236

A typical example of the high level of quality workmanship and careful attention to detail from the Alfred Knoll workshop. These bows have excellent playing qualities and are a fine…

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Violin BowGuy Jeandel, Nickel Silver/Ebony (1/4 size)

An example of the high quality bows available for the very young, advancing player.

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Violin BowD. Otoni, Nickel Silver/Ebony (1/4 size)

This is a typical example of the quality workmanship from the bow making ateliers of Brazil. Hand selected for their playing abilities, these bows are made from choice materials.

Violin BowAlfred Knoll, model 233K
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Violin BowJohn Brasil, Nickel Silver/Ebony (3/4 size)

A characteristic example of the high quality, handmade bows that are branded “John Brasil”. These are excellent playing violin bows for the young, advancing player.

Violin BowC. Lozer. S. Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowCirilo, Brazil, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowA.R. Carvalho, Brazil, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowG. Soares, Brazil, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowC. Herculano, Brazil, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowArtino Carbon Fiber bow, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowArtino X Carbon Fiber bow, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowG. Soares, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin BowF. Ruy, Nickel Silver/Ebony
Violin BowAlfred Knoll 190K

One example of many. The Alfred Knoll workshop is well known for their production outstanding bows. Made from choice materials, these bows are well appreciated for their excellent playing characteristics.

Violin BowJonPaul Fusion *

The JonPaul Fusion * bow is the same popular Fusion model recommended for advancing players but fitted with silver mountings.

Violin BowAlfred Knoll, Nickel Silver/Ebony, #190

One example of many.

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Violin Bow“Wm. Schuster”, Nickel Silver/Ebony (1/4 size)

The stick is made from Pernambuco wood. The ebony frog has inlaid Mother-of-Pearl eyes and a nickel ferrule. The adjuster is made from ebony and nickel. A very good bow…

Violin BowAlfred Knoll #405 Bach Tenor
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Violin BowEnzo, Nickel Silver/Ebony
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Violin Bow“Alan Lorenz”, Bubenreuth, Nickel Silver/Ebony

This is a typical example of our German made workshop bows that we sell under the “Alan Lorenz” brand. These are reliably good playing bows for the advancing player.

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Violin Bow“Alan Lorenz” Bubenreuth (1/4 size)

This is a typical example of our German made workshop bows that we sell under the “Alan Lorenz” brand. These are reliably good playing bows for the advancing player.

Violin BowDörfler
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Violin BowPaesold, Bubenreuth, Nickel Silver/Ebony (1/4 size)

A good, German made fractional bow for the young beginning to advancing player.

Violin BowJonPaul Fusion, Nickel Silver/Ebony, Carbon Violin Bow

A popular choice among advancing violinists and included in our Renaldi “Vintage” violin outfit, this JonPaul Fusion violin bow unites the wood aesthetic and carbon fiber core strength into an…

Violin BowBraided Carbon Fiber
Violin BowH.R. Pfretzschner Silver/Ebony
Violin BowAlbert Nürnberger, silver
Violin BowBausch School
Violin BowJ.S. Finkel, Silver/Ebony
Violin BowHorst Schicker, Baiersdorf Model #11