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Beautiful professional cello bow - made ca 1900 - certified by J.F. Raffin.

The beautiful octogonal stick is made of the finest brownisch/red pernambuco wood.
The stick has a fine curve, is strong and flexible with a good balance.
This bow plays easy and produces a big full cello sound - easy fast staccato playing.
The length of the stick is around 69.2 cm (4/4 size) and the weight of the bow is ca 78 gr.
It comes with new winding and leather grip, ready to play !
Silver mounted frog with pearl eyes andoriginal silver adjuster.

About Joseph Alfred Lamy (père - father)

Joseph Alfred Lamy is one of the most important masters of modern French bow makers. 
Joseph Alfred Lamy was born in Mirecourt, Vosges, France, where he apprenticed from 1862 to 1868, 
and later worked from 1877 to 1885 for François Nicolas Voirin in Paris. He started his apprenticeship 
in 1862 with Charles Claude Nicolas Husson. 
In 1868, he joined Gautrot's workshop in Château Thierry, where he met François Nicolas Voirin. In 1876, 
he came to Paris to work with François Nicolas Voirin, whose assistant he had become. In 1885, 
at the death of François Nicolas Voirin, he started his own workshop. He won the silver and gold Medals at the Paris Exposition in 1889. 

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Customer Reviews

Review by Larry D.
Nice bow mate !!!

Larry. (Posted on 14-04-2017)
Review by Nick
Is's a very fine cello bow;never played a JOSEPH ALFRED LAMY bow before.
Very refined, and elegant stick, perfect for playing Mozar, Vivaldi,...

kind regards,

Nick (Posted on 14-04-2017)

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Joseph Alfred Lamy cello bow c. 1900

Product code: b26

Joseph Alfred Lamy cello bow

Additional Information
Makers name Joseph Alfred Lamy - father
bow lenght 69,2
bow weight 78
Date 1900
Color brown
Country of Manufacture Frankrijk
Accessories Supplied No
Length of back na.