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  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sympathetic_string
  2. the original label must be printed on "laid paper" , if not as usual that is absolutely a mass production "Dutzendware" , most of them were made in Schönbach from (1880) to (1920) - the sample of laid paper is attached :
  3. you are right Philip , maybe they branded as "Roman" means so many things : 1. branded as a one of their different levels of the Werner's bows . 2. the bow was made to their firm . 3. Roman was a dealer . 4. fictitious name . but at least i guess the bow was made in Bohemia (Schönbach) IMO
  4. Werner family members from Schönbach (Bohemia)
  5. i have no idea whether a fake or not , maybe you are right . so , have a look to the "Thomastik" link : http://www.thomastik-infeld.com/bowed-instruments
  6. Dominant Set + "E" Jargar Forte (Loop End) . https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dominant-Violin-String-Set-4-4-Jargar-Ball-E-Forte/191145815145?hash=item2c812dac69:g:gZIAAMXQxVZRCUes ==================== Or ======================= Dominant Set + "E" Jargar Forte (Ball End) . https://www.ebay.com/itm/Dominant-Violin-String-Set-4-4-Jargar-Loop-E-Forte/400698188164?hash=item5d4b792184:g:ppoAAMXQJWZRC6eq
  7. https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0247/3799/files/sound_quality_glossary.pdf?1583
  8. here is the guy , who said "Dear Friends:
  9. Thomastik Dominant strings are the top rating & best selling particularly suitable for old/vintage violin Dominant strings "G,D,A" are the best for the violin except E isn't working as you need for "E" string you can tray one of two different brands : 1. Goldbrokat "E" 2. jargar strings "E" medium gauge ====================================================================== there are two interesting articles : 1. (Personal Review of Strings) by the violinist : Christian Vachon https://www.violinist.com/discussion/archive/6346/ ------------------------- 2. (Famous Violinist String Brand Choices) https://www.violin-strings.com/string_faq/famous-violinsts-string-brand-choices/ ========================================================================