Pernambuco Carbon Violin Bow Gold Mounted

May 19, 2006 at 01:38 AM · anyone with experience in the bow?

on ebay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/RARE-Top-Pernambuco-Carbon-Violin-Bow-Gold-Mounted_W0QQitemZ140000128666QQcategoryZ10180QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Highest quality Carbon, covered by The Finest Pernambuco outside

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May 19, 2006 at 05:14 AM · The frogs look great.

But I want to see the heads, because that can give a clue as to what the bow plays like.

May 25, 2006 at 02:25 PM · From my perspective as someone who works with wood a lot, I would think that the vaneer would start to peel after a while. The price seemed pretty reasonable though.

May 25, 2006 at 02:58 PM · First, this isn't a new idea. Finkel has been producing pernambuco bows with a carbon insert for years...

Second, if that really is a tortoise (sea turtle) frog, I imagine the CITES treaty is being broken.

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