Today, my bow broke. Because it it very cold, the hair contracted and pulled the frog in too close. The frog became stuck and would not move from the well. When the pin was removed, the frog popped out and chipped the purnambuco. It was in one piece (about 1mm thick and 2 cm long), so that's certainly helps the situation, and it also seems have been broken along the grain. Right now it is in the shop being fixed.
The bow is of R. Zabinski, worth in excess of $4,000.
what do you think are the effects on the value? will it play the same (i think so)? has this happened to anyone else?
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