German Violin Bow stamped Eugen Meinel– circa 1940 -1950 – CURRENTLY OUT ON TRIAL –


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The Engen Meinel stamp was a trade name associated with the Ernst Heinrich Roth firm of Markneukirchen, Germany. The Meinel name was used to avoid conflicts with the same type of bows imported to North America as well as sold in their homeland. The Roth firm was one of the most prominent German shops in the early 20th century and was known for their instruments as well. At a time when German makers used French and Italian names to sell their instruments and bows after the World Wars, the Roth firm operated with transparency in their business practices. This nickel mounted bow is branded on the players side and has a pernambuco specie stick in round section. We have meticulously gone over the bow giving it a new silver winding and leathers. The tip is fully original. The violin bow has good balance as well as flexibility. These bows tend to be of lighter gram weight and of a higher quality made for the trade bow.

Weight fully haired 58.7 grams.