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A great French violin bow by R. François Lotte, ca.1950.
F. Lotte was one of the great French bow makers of the 20th century,

The round stick is reddish brown (original patina) and is made of first class pernambuco, a strong but flexible bow with a great balance.

This bow is in very good condition, ready to play (no cracks )..

A good professional bow with strong tone production, plenty of detail..
The total length of the stick is around 72.8 cm and the weight of the bow is around 61 gr.

A very nice violin bow - suited for professional use.

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François Lotte (1889–1970) was a French archetier and bow maker.

Son of Georges Lotte who was a luthier and violin maker in the Vuillaume shop.[1] 
François Lotte received his training in the best French tradition, initially apprenticed with Bazin.
In 1919 he married Marguerite Ouchard, daughter of Émile François Ouchard and sister of Émile Auguste Ouchard.
François later went on to work for Eugène Cuniot-Hury (between 1922-1925). By 1926 he set up his own business in Paris.

His bows are often stamped with the stamp of the shop or maker he was working for or not stamped at all.
His bows are elegant, precise, excellent in workmanship and combine good playing and sound qualities. [2] 
He left a large number of bows of very good quality.
Many bows are mounted in silver as well as maillechort/nickel mounted. - From Wikipedia

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Roger Francois Lotte violin bow

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François Lotte violin bow

Additional Information
Makers name Roger Francois Lotte
bow lenght 72.8
bow weight 60
Date 1950
Color reddish/brown
Country of Manufacture Frankrijk
Accessories Supplied No
Length of back na