The bow is vintage early 2000s. Some very minor loss of the finish along the shaft. Nice looking frog that has the mother of pearl cateyes and the bottom in place. The bow has no cracks, splits or repairs to the wood that I can see to report to you. Says S Eastman on the shaft above the frog.
Back of frog appears to be brass. The bow still has a great finish on it. Strong flex to the shaft and we can ascertain no warping, splits or repairs to report to you. Nice silver wire black colored tape winding on the bow. The adjuster screw has a silver colored metal and ebony adjuster screw.Has a mother of pearl end. Nice mother of pearl inlays on the sides of the frog and along the bottom. Silver colored end screw with ebony middle. The bow is 29.25 long. The bow weighs 2.0 ounces with the horse hair. The bow hair shows use and wear, and we expect will need to be rehaired at some juncture. Let us know if you have any questions or need additional pictures. The pictures provided both complement and supplement the listing description, so please look at them very closely as well. With old items, there is no way one can capture all the little imperfections in words, so the two media are meant to be the full description. Make sure that this violin bow meets your needs and requirements before deciding to acquire it. So again, ask all questions you have, come see in person or send a friend to see the clock on your behalf, prior to deciding to acquire it. Please check out our other Timeless Tokens store listings as we are regularly adding new items. We specialize in antique and vintage artwork, collectibles, furniture, musical instruments, clocks, and decorative boxes. Select countries (disclosed in individual item description). All items are as described, with any item history, known defects or imperfections disclosed in each listing. Timeless Tokens, our online store offering antiques, collectibles, and conventional merchandise for every need and occasion. Timeless Tokens represents the fulfillment of a long-held dream to create a business that allows us pursue our passion for finding unique collectibles and everyday items that can be shared with and appreciated by all. Our listings are updated regularly and centered on items that we know best - vintage artwork, clocks, collectibles, toys/model trains, musical instruments, and decorative boxes. We appreciate your taking the time to visit our store, and hope you will provide us feedback that will enable us to make your shopping experience the best it can be. This item is in the category "Antiques\Musical Instruments (Pre-1930)\Other Antique Instruments". The seller is "hallboys321" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.