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  1. I really love the book. How about a coupon for the maestronet members?
  2. I thought Blankface wanted to say "Cornice". Here is the Kai Koepp lecture where he talk about this kind of bows. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www.hkb-interpretation.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/Publikationen/Koepp_Beethoven_and_Biedermeier_bow.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwjIwray0KTsAhWtx4UKHeINAtwQFjAAegQIBhAB&usg=AOvVaw3iw-tNzhbnvper-wIgPU3F But one thing I not see in the German bows, the op ones looks like a Markneukirche made, is the cuts in the end of the stick, where the stick meets the button.
  3. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.salzburgmuseum.at/fileadmin/Salzburg_Museum/06_Service/Publikationen/03_Barockberichte/vergriffene/BB_08_09/Birsak__Musikinstrumente.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwix-JHu3aHsAhXJy4UKHZjrAyAQFjAKegQIBhAB&usg=AOvVaw3HKCii3whex07qDWnqBm3J Birsak__Musikinstrumente.pdf
  4. thank you all. Only for your eyes here more pictures with daylight and taken with a reflex camera. More accurate colors.
  5. I have got the price on mind! Thank you. This is an interesting point.
  6. First of all thank you for your help and opinion. I want to learn as much as I can. Various things makes me think it could not be a dutzenware violin re worked. The lob is, I think, too short and was not the kind in vogue in 19c. At least not in Mitenwald or Markneukirche. The arching is not the kind we could found in a violin from there. I think that too the ribs were not continuous if it have from the beginning a through neck or a mortice neck. If it had a nail it was not with this inclination through the block.
  7. I have draw the contour of the top plate in pencil and the ribs contour in blue ink. The measures are taken over the paper with a ruler. I think the maker wants this circular contour of the central bout and is not something due to wear or worn. In any case the top plate has the corners worn by the use or the case it was kept in. The c bouts remember the ones of the gambas. I really appreciate more opinions. @jacobsaunders could you tell me what do you think about this one? If not English, what do you think could be other possibilities? Here pictures of the screw
  8. I think the violin has the corners overworked or worn and maybe this and the fact that the edges are worn, more in the center c-bouts, make the feeling of a small waist and that the c bouts are rounded. But the arching is very similar in all the contour.
  9. if not English/Scotttish then..... ITALIAN!
  10. Hey, at least I got the English origin right!
  11. I think this opinion doesn't help to this forum. Martin, as Jacobs, and many other are the great members and more experts here. They have seen more violins in his life than we all in 100 lifes. Any idea or opinion about the violin is wellcome.
  12. The top and end block are of a hard wood I don't recognice. Maybe this pictures may help... and yes, it has no hole inside for the end pin.
  13. I think this is not as plausible as that the violin was make by a non professional maker, or amateur, or that the violin is older. I see very difficult that the contour and edges were redone. The ffs has an idiosyncratic shape and I think it would be difficult to make it like this from another ffs shape. It has the bottom part too far of the center of the FF, like could see in Pamphilon violins. The kind of neck attachment could only be possible if the original one has no hole, and this has no sense. Or the original has a through neck or a mortise. The hole in the block and in the neck follow the inclination of the screw. The arching is very well done following the edges and no sign of a purfling or edge reshape. It is only my opinion and I am here to learn... I really appreciate your help and knowledge. Thank you Georg.
  14. I was thinking that the violin has a resemblance with Pamphilon: the f holes style, the contour and the short lob. The construction method has nothing to do with Pamphilon school that is well explain in this incredible Ben Hebbert's work: https://violinsandviolinists.com/2018/09/04/edward-pamphilon-the-complexities-of-englands-prolific-seventeenth-century-violin-maker/ I have found this one that has the same neck attachment and is named as Pamphilon school: Pamphilon school One thing I am impressed with mine is the quality of the varnish. It looks old and new at same time. If it is the work of an amateur his/her develope of varnish is incredible. And the inside work is very clean.
  15. I think it is only a visual effect for the pronounced arch. Those are the measures of the violin TOP / BACK L.o.b. 345mm / 346mm Top 160mm / 162mm Middle 102mm / 104mm Bottom 203mm / 205mm Nut to top edge 130mm Stop length 190mm Bass bar length 217mm. Bass bar height 10mm Ribs height 29-30 mm. Top Arch height 17mm