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DOUBLE BASS BOWS

The Dupuy a Paris

DOUBLE BASS BOWS

A magnificent selection of double bass bows of all ages and qualities from beginners’ to professional, French-style, German-style, long, short, heavy, light, springy, rigid etc.

DOUBLE BASS BOWS ON APPROVAL BY POST

Please telephone us to discuss your needs from our double bass bow-list. Up to four violin bows may be sent to you on 14 days’ approval. We ask for your card details and a small insurance fee. We immediately send the double bass bow selection to you in suitable returnable packaging.  We pay for the outward postage/carriage cost and you pay for the return cost.

 

DOUBLE BASS BOWS ‘FRENCH STYLE’ ADULT-SIZED (Scroll down for ‘German-style’ bows and small bass bows)

A. VIGNERON Pere a Paris c1900, Certificate B518. Vigneron’s famous ‘D’ section pernambuco 655mm stick with the maker’s stamp. (We have withdrawn this important bow to allow our workshop to make some precise copies from this original using the finest materials. We will offer these for sale in due course.)

£12,000

CHARLES BAZIN Mirecourt, France c.1950. Certificate B519. Fine soloist’s or chamber bassist’s bow, particularly suited to sensitive scordatura strings. Round pernambuco wood 678mm stick stamped “C. BAZIN’, silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 102.4gr.

£7,300

O. MARISSAL Lille, France c1910. Certificate B521. Round pernambuco 663mm stick, silver-mntd. ebony frog with Parisian eye and single-sheath adjuster. 121.8 gr.

£6,500

DUPUY A PARIS (Louis Gillet) France, mid-1900s. Certificate B520. Octagonal pernambuco wood 675mm stick, also stamped “FRANCE” silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and all-silver adjuster. French silver/silk lapping. Shale in stick, expertly whipped and fully guaranteed. 138gr.

£5,000

STEPHEN BRISTOW (ex Hills) Sartory model made in our Bristol workshops. Stamped ‘S. E. Bristow’ and dated 1999. Round pernambuco wood 648mm stick, Silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and all-silver adjuster. 139.4gr.

£4,250

J.P. BERNARD, BRUXELLES Atelier Pierre Guillaume, Belgium. 1990s. Certificate B524. Vigneron ‘D’ section pernambuco wood 664mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 134.3gr.

£3,500

RUDOLF NEUDORFER Bubenreuth c.1975. Certificate B524. Vigneron ‘D’ section pernambuco 663mm stick, Silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 133.3gr.

£3,200

GUSTAV PENZEL Fleissen, Bohemia c.1900. Cert B525. Round pernambuco 662mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog & triple adjuster. 127.5gr.

£3,000

ARNOLD VOIGT** Markneukirchen c.1900. Round pernambuco 671mm stick, silver-mounted ebony plain frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 126.4gr.

£2,900

OTTO DURRSCHMIDT** Markneukirchen, Saxony, c.1990. Certificate B527. Octagonal pernambuco wood 688mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye, Durrschmidt crest and triple adjuster. 131.2gr.

£2,867

K. GERHARD PENZEL Ostrach c.1975. Octagonal pernambuco 690mm stick also stamped with his 2 treble clefs, and ‘G.P.’ crest on silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 136.5gr.

£2,750

WILHELM KNOPF Dresden c.1890. Unstamped, Certificate. B529. Round pernambuco 641mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony with eye and triple adjuster. 132gr.

£2,500

ALBERT NURNBERGER Markneukirchen, Saxony, c.1870. Unstamped (as always), Certificate B550. Round pernambuco wood 640mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 138.7gr. Rare bow.

£2,300

LOTHAR SEIFERT** Bubenreuth master. Octagonal pernambuco wood 689mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 139.6gr.

£2,280

LOTHAR SEIFERT** Bubenreuth master. Round pernambuco wood 657mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and all-silver adjuster. 131.8gr.

£2,000

A. MONTOIRE Franco-Brazilian, 1990s. Round Pernambuco wood 677mm tick, silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple screw. 146.1gr.

£1,987

GOOD ‘SARTORY’ MODEL c. 1995. Round unstamped pernambuco 703mm stick, silver-mntd. ebony frog with Parisian eye and silver adjuster. 130.5gr.

£1,900

W.V. VALDECIR Joao Neiva, ‘Sartory’ model. Round pernambuco wood 651mm stick, silver-mounted plain ebony frog and triple adjuster. 142.9gr.

£1,750

ADOLF GLASSL Bubenreuth c.1985. Octagonal pernambuco 692mm stick, silver-mounted plain ebony frog with triple adjuster. 131.6gr.

£1,600

LUDWIG BAUSCH SCHOOL Leipzig c.1860s. Round unstamped pernambuco 667mm stick, nickel mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 138.6gr.

£1,500

J. STOHR Bavaria. ‘Vigneron’ model. Round pernambuco wood 698mm stick, nickle-mounted ebony frog with large eye and triple adjuster. 140.4gr.

£1,430

J. STOHR Bavaria. ‘Sartory’ model. Round pernambuco 659mm stick, nickle-mounted ebony frog with large eye and triple adjuster. 135.4gr and 139.7gr.

£1,392

RODERICH PAESOLD ‘506’ Bubenreuth. Octagonal pernambuco 692mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 135.7gr.

£1,017

MASTER MODEL Seoul c1995. Round pernambuco 704mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster.

£1,000

OTTO SPENGLER Bavaria. Octagonal pernambuco 717mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 136gr.

£988

ARY, FRANCE Carmaux. 1990s. Round pernambuco 630mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog , Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 116.1gr and 118.1gr.

£987

W. V. LEOMAR Joao Neiva, Brazil (Pernambuco region). Round pernambuco 695mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog, Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 113.5gr.

£975

ERICH STEINER Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco 688mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 136.8gr.

£892

ARY, FRANCE Carmaux, 1990s. Round pernambuco wood 630mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 116.5gr.

£830

ALFRED KNOLL Oberprex. Round pernambuco 694mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and nickel/ebony adjuster. 132.8gr. and 135.3gr.

£795

G. WERNER Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco wood 689mm stick, nickel-mounted ebomy frog with eye and nickel/ebony adjuster. 131.8gr.

£759

R.PAESOLD ‘505’ Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco 697mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 127.1gr.

£729

ROBERT REICHEL Bavaria. Oct. pernambuco 694mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and nickel/ebony adjuster. 130.5gr and 135.3gr.

£615

MARKNEUKIRCHEN Saxony, 1900s. Unstamped round pern. 682mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with single eye and nickel-seathed adjuster. 142.2gr.

£600

OTTO SPENGLER Bavaria. Octagonal pernambuco 688mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 119gr and 132.9gr.

£581

W. SEIFERT Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco wood 700mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with single eye and triple adjuster. 136.9gr.

£570

G. WERNER Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco wood 659mm stick, nickel-mounted ebomy frog with eye and triple adjuster. 123.5gr.

£547

W. STRUNAL Luby. Round pernambuco 647mm stick, 1990s. Nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 135.4gr.

£525

W. STRUNAL Luby, Czech. Round pernambuco716mm stick, 1990s. Nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 124.1gr.

£525

DE-LUXE Seoul. Round pernambuco wood 704mm stick, silver-mounted frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. 133.4gr.

£508

BOHEMIAN Czech Republic. Round pernambuco 644mm stick, nickel-mounted frog with eye and triple adjuster. 123.3gr

£500

ARY, FRANCE Carmaux, 1990s. Round unstamped brazilwood 629mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and adjuster. 120.9gr.

£490

OTTO SPENGLER Bavaria. Octagonal pernambuco 660mm stick, nickel- mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 123.7gr.

£432

OTTO SPENGLER Bavaria. Octagonal pernambuco 690mm stick, nickel-mntd. Ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 134.5gr. to 136.7gr.

£432

‘DE LUXE’ Seoul. Round pernambuco wood 655mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 145.8gr.

£425

SAXON/BOHEMIAN BORDER c1940s. Indecipherable stamp. Oct. pernambuco 686mm stick, nickel-mounted frog with eye and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 158gr.

£400

J. STOHR Bavaria. Octagonal brazilwood 719mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 138.5gr.

£400

J. STOHR Bavaria. Octagonal brazilwood 655mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog , eye and sheathed adjuster. 134.1gr. to 137.5gr.

£400

O. SPENGLER Bavaria. Octagonal pernambuco 655mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 130gr.

£392

SAXON/BOHEMIAN BORDER 1900s. Unstamped round pernambuco 693mm stick, nickel-mounted frog with eye and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 154.5gr.

£380

ERICH STEINER Bubenreuth. Round brazilwood 659mm stick, nickel-mounted plain ebony frog and nickel/ebony adjuster. 121.4gr.

£370

W. STRUNAL Luby. Round brazilwood 693mm stick, nickel- mounted ebony frog with eye and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 133.1gr, to 154.4gr.

£355

ERICH STEINER Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco 693mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog, eye and triple adjuster. 124.2gr.

£224

‘ACADEMY’ Seoul. Octagonal brazilwood 648mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 141.6gr.

£204

CZECHOSLOVAK Schonbach. Round brazilwood 690mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 140.1gr.

£200

CZECHOSLOVAK Schonbach. Round brazilwood 645mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 125.6gr. to 141gr.

£200

‘COLLEGIATE’ China. Round brazilwood 688mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. Average 142.6gr.

£187

OLD SCHONBACH c1950. Round brazilwood 675mm stick, nickel-mounted plain ebony frog and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 131gr.

£175

ARTINO China. Carbonfibre 700mm stick, nickel-mounted, ebony frog, eye and triple adjuster. 132.5gr.

£165

‘SUPERIOR’ Seoul. Round brazilwood 656mm stick, nickel-mounted plain ebony frog with all-nickel adjuster. 124.9gm. and 126.3gr.

£158

CHINESE Round brazilwood 642mm stick, nickel-mounted frog. 131.8gr.

£127

J. STOHR Bavaria. Round brazilwood 643mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 123.1gr.

£110

‘STUDENT’ Seoul. Brazilwood stick, nickel-mounted. 115.6gr. to 137.2gr.

£89

‘SCHOLAR II’ China. Octagonal brazilwood 680mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. Average 145gr.

£83

‘SCHOLAR’ China. Round brazilwood 720mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and triple adjuster. Average 135gr.

£64

DOUBLE BASS BOWS ‘GERMAN STYLE’ ADULT-SIZED (Scroll down for small bass bows)

RENATO CASARA Italy ‘Dragonetti’, superb round flamed pernambuco wood 694mm stick, nickel-mounted plain ebony frog and ebony adjuster. 138gr.

£1,600

ALECIO REIS England. Round pernambuco wood 695mm stick, silver-mounted plain ebony frog and ebony adjuster. 139gr.

£1,360

G. WERNER Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco wood 686mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with eye and ebony adjuster. 128.7gr.

£1,000

OTTO SPENGLER Bavaria. Round pernambuco wood 701mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and ebony adjuster. 127.7gr.

£970

CHEN Beijing, Round pernambuco wood 699mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and ebony adjuster. 144gr.

£843

J. CHANNING Beijing. Round pernambuco wood 682mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with eye and ebony adjuster. 136.6gr.

£715

GOOD CHINESE Round pernambuco wood 700mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with eye and ebony adjuster. 138.5gr.

£587

DORFLER SCHOOL Bubenreuth. Unstamped round pernambuco wood 678mm stick, nickel-mounted plain ebony frog with ebony adjuster. 141.2gr.

£525

JOHANNES SCHNEIDER Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco wood 689mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and ebony adjuster. 132.4gr.

£431

JOHANNES SCHNEIDER Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco wood 690mm stick, nickel-mounted plain ebony frog and ebony adjuster. 132.3gr.

£279

ERICH STEINER Bubenreuth. Octagonal pernambuco 690mm stick, nickel-mounted plain ebony frog and ebony adjuster. 131gr.

£224

P & H London. Carbonfibre 675mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog and ebony adjuster. 125.3gr.

£210

ARTINO China. Carbonfibre 700mm stick, nickel-mounted, plain ebony frog and ebony adjuster. 126gr & 132.2gr.

£165

‘SUPERIOR’ Seoul. Round pernambuco approx, 698mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog plain or with eye and ebony adjuster. 118gm. to 137.9gr.

£158

‘STUDENT’ Seoul. Round pernambuco wood 694-702mm stick, nickel-mounted plain ebony frog with ebony adjuster. 116.5gm. to 129.1gr.

£89

‘SCHOLAR II’ China. Octagonal brazilwood 700mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and ebony adjuster. Average 140gr.

£64

‘SCHOLAR’ China. Round brazilwood 719mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and ebony adjuster. Average 150gr.

£64

DOUBLE BASS BOWS ‘FRENCH STYLE’ HALF-SIZED (Scroll down for smallest bass bows)

ARY, FRANCE Carmaux, 1990s. Round unstamped pernambuco wood 600mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 106gr.

£485

G. WERNER Bubenreuth. Round unstamped pernambuco wood 629mm tick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and adjuster. 125.2gr.

£417

CHEN Beijing. Round pernambuco wood 575mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog, eye and all silver adjuster. 76.1gr

£387

OTTO SPENGLER Bavaria. Round pernambuco wood 602mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and adjuster. 121.5gr.

£386

CONRAD GOTZ Erlangen. Round pernambuco wood 623mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye and adjuster. 110.4gr.

£358

W. S. LUBY Czechoslovak. Round pernambuco 595mm stick, nickel- mounted ebony frog with eye and adjuster. 106.1gr. to 110.1gr

£325

ERICH STEINER Bubenreuth. Round pernambuco 629mm stick, nickel-mounted plain ebony frog and nickel/ebony adjuster. 113.5gr.

£297

‘DE-LUXE’ Seoul. Round pernambuco wood c.605mm stick, nickel-mounted plain frog and triple adjuster. 116.4gr. to 122.3gr.

£250

OTTO SPENGLER Bavaria. Two in stock - round brazilwood 614 & 627mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and adjuster. 124.5gr. and 125.8gr.

£238

W. STRUNAL Luby. 1990s. Round brazilwood c.598mm stick, nickel- mounted ebony frog with eye and triple adjuster. 116.4gr. to 119.1gr.

£176

‘SUPERIOR’ Seoul. Round brazilwood c.605mm stick, nickel-mounted plain frog and adjuster. 122.1gr. to 124.1gr.

£69

DOUBLE BASS BOWS ‘FRENCH STYLE’ 1/4 -1/8 SIZE

GOOD HANDMADE CHINESE Round pernambuco wood 575mm stick, silver-mounted ebony frog with eye and all-silver adjuster. 76.1gr.

£387

ARY, FRANCE Carmaux, 1990s. Round unstamped pernambuco wood 532mm stick, nickel-mounted ebony frog with eye and nickel-sheathed adjuster. 91.6gr.

£325

P & H London. Glassfibre 522mm stick, ,nickel-mounted. 99.2gr. and 104.6gr.

£76

To try out our double bass bows here at BOWSPEED or at home, please telephone us on 0117 3309090.

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