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SOLD Shen Ophelia Carbon Fiber German grip bow

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bows' started by Maple, Dec 9, 2019.

  1. Maple

    Maple Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2016
    San Francisco Bay Area
    I bought this bow 2-1/2 years ago here on TB when I was starting to learn arco. At the time, french grip was hurting my hand so I used this bow for about a year. Eventually, I was able to go back to french grip so this bow hasn’t been getting any use. My teacher only works with french and as a bigger guy, I find myself getting in the way of the german bow on the lower notes.

    It has a great feel and sound and a nice springiness that makes it really fun to use. It sounds very similar to my Finale french grip bow. Both of which sound excellent.

    From it’s previous owner…

    Shen/Ophelia brand
    Carbon fiber weave; stick is 27-3/4 inches, not including the plug
    Playable hair length: 22-1/4 inches
    Ebony frog and button
    Excellent playing characteristics; I can't believe these bows haven't received more acclaim. I played a Lothar Seifert back in college, and when I first tried the Ophelia, it brought back vivid memories of how the Seifert played.
    Original factory hair/low miles
    Weight: 141g

    $220 + shipping CONUS
    Paypal only

    Also selling a finale French grip bow here

    frog inlay.jpeg grip left.jpeg frog inlay.jpeg grip left.jpeg grip right.jpeg length.jpeg tip.jpeg

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    Last edited: Feb 24, 2020
  2. DDownbeat


    Apr 6, 2016
    Hi, does this include a case?
    thanks, Paul
  3. Maple

    Maple Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2016
    San Francisco Bay Area
    Hi Paul, it doesn’t have a case. But I do have a nice reunion blues leather case for German bow I could part with for additional $
  4. Justin K-ski

    Justin K-ski

    May 13, 2005
  5. JeffKissell

    JeffKissell Supporting Member

    Nov 21, 2004
    Soquel, CA
    still available?
  6. Maple

    Maple Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2016
    San Francisco Bay Area
    Still available
  7. Maple

    Maple Supporting Member

    Feb 25, 2016
    San Francisco Bay Area
    Bump. It’s packed and ready to go
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