Alfred Herrmann bow?

September 8, 2016 at 04:09 AM · I recently purchased a violin built in 1933 that came with what seems to be a nice bow that is marked "Alfred Herrmann" but I can't find much information about it on the Web.

Does anyone on the forum have any knowledge about this bow or the maker that they can share?

Replies (2)

September 8, 2016 at 04:16 AM · "Herrmann, Alfred, b. 1890 Kra'sna' Li'pa (Schonlind) Czech Republic. Bow maker, son of Karl Ludwig Herrmann".

John Dilworth, The Brompton's Book of Violin and Bow Makers, London, 2012

September 8, 2016 at 05:32 AM · Thanks Duane!

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