- - Bow Type?
|frankyhernandez ||01-16-2013 06:29 PM |
I got this bow from my school, but I'm not sure if it's french or german. Anyone knows? Attachment 311656
|KUNGfuSHERIFF ||01-16-2013 06:44 PM |
French style. Is there a stamp on it anywhere?
|frankyhernandez ||01-16-2013 07:12 PM |
|martin durkin ||01-26-2013 07:54 AM |
I think it might be in the French style, though this is an uneducated guess and based purely on functionality. The frog looks like it would be held in the French style bowhold. The German hold would be better with the larger style frog, as the frog is sort of cupped in the hand.Also the point/tip of the bow is carved in the Voirin style, which is more of a gradual slope, as opposed to the more, almost right angle of the German style. This doesn't always apply, but it seems to be a common style in my limited experience of bows.
|martin durkin ||01-26-2013 08:34 AM |
Actually, ignor what I said about the tip/point, but what is said about the frog does apply!
|Steve Boisen ||01-29-2013 05:38 PM |
It's French bow that has unfortunately lost it's camber, probably from being left tightened.
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