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Double bass bow from the workshop of Prosper Colas, open-trench frog and 'key' type adjuster, 131g

This bow was made in Mirecourt and is unstamped. It is in very good condition with its original parts


The 'key' adjuster is now largely obsolete but was a common feature on early Mirecourt bass bows



Stick: pernambuco (Paubrasilia echinata)

Mounts: ebony (Diospyros spp)

Adjuster: brass

Lapping: silk

Face: ivory (Elephantidae spp) original face, fitted pre1975

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