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WP96 - Claude Auguste Thomassin

£4,500.00

Specification
Product Code WP96
Weight and Total Length Weight 58.3 grams, Length 74.5 cm.

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

Balance point from tip of winder - 270 mm.


 A  bow by Claude Auguste Thomassin, the Raffin certificate states made in collaboration with Claude Thomassin, this implies the involvement of a second maker who may have been his cousin Victor Thomassin or one of his assistants. The bow is signed on the stick C.Thomassin à Paris. This is a fine bow with an excellent straight stick of dark honey patina with nickel mounts. The frog is not perfect having had some small ancient repairs to the ebony, but a genuine example. Circa 1905. Just rehaired. An unusual and rare bow!