European Master Bows

Bows by Roland or K. Gerhard Penzel, e.g.

P132 Violabow Classic, stamped „Roland Penzel“ or „Classic“, simple large eye,  long pearl slide
P117 Violabow No. 3, stamped „K. Gerhard Penzel“, frog with no eye, goldfish slide

Master Bows

These bows are manufactured in a small master workshop from selected pernambuco.
Silver winding, silver fittings, very good Mongolian bow hair.

Viola Master bows are not always in stock.

Pernambuco bows

Made of imported wood in China. The post-processing by trained and experienced professionals makes it possible to offer high-quality bows at reasonable prices.

Currently, three quality levels are available:

1095VA - Pernambuco bow with octagonal stick, ebony frog with Parisian eye, silver plated nickel fittings, three-part screw
available from 4/4 - 1/4
1096VA - very good pernambuco stick, round or octagonal, silver fitting,
one-piece screw, whalebone imitation winding
1097VA - selected stick, octagonal or round, silver fitting, three-part screw with dot design,
whalebone imitation winding

Manilkara kauki bows

These bows are produced in China from pernambuco-like wood.

Four quality levels can be selected:

1175VA - simple bows, round sticks, natural hair

1076VA - bows with octagonal sticks, ebony frog, natural hair
available from 4/4 to 3/4
1080VA - a bow of good wood, octagonal stick, ebony frog with Parisian eye available from 4/4 to 3/4
1090VA - bows of wood in pernambuco quality, octagonal stick, ebony frog with Parisian eye, Mongolian bow hair
- available from 4/4 to 3/4