I am in the middle of chosing between a Peccatte and a Nurnberger Bow.
well i understand that most of you would go for the Peccatte obviously.
But the problem is.. I can't guarantee it is made by PECCATTE. it says 'Villaumoue Paris' on the bow, but that could be anyone like Voiron or Tourte.. lol
well it is for sure a French bow and made in Vallaumoue, but one other problem is that it needs a rehaird and the frog replaced.. i can't try to play it at this moment. i have to fix a lot of it after i PURCHASE it.
The Nurnberger bow.. as you now that was used by David Oistrakh, is in a pretty good shaped. Was previously owned by a Professional Performer and she even kept the receipt of the bow when she purchased it in a German shop in 1987.
So my question is... Does anyone know any particular charactaristics of each bow made by each maker? I remember reading an article from "STRINGS" about how german bows are usually undervalued. For example they would cost 4times more if made with the same french craftsmanship, but consists of such low prices for the quality bcuz of the mass production and the reputation that has been passed on that "French bows are the BEST".
Please help me decide which one would be better..
The guaranteed Nurnberger.. or the French bow made in the Villaoumoue workshop that im kinda sure is made by Peccatte?
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