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WP109 - Silver Mars Auguste Husson


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Product CodeWP109
Weight and Total Length Weight 59.7 grams, Length 74.2 cm.

Sold with a certificate by:
Jean-François Raffin.
Expert Près La Cour d'Appel de Paris.

Balance point from tip of winder - 253 mm.

Mars Auguste Husson was a master bow maker whos work is very similar to that of André Vigneron under whom he studied as well as with C.N.Bazin. He was born on March 1st. 1870 and there is speculation that this is why he was given the first name Mars, although he only ever used his middle name Auguste. This fine bow has a strong octagonal pernambuco stick with silver mounts and silver lapping. It is stamped below the frog A. Husson - Paris. The bow was made around 1930 towards the end of his life. A superb bow for player and collector!