No. of Strings:
Gerhard Laaf, Baden-Baden, -1992; his father, Ernst Laaf (b. 1903)
Owner to TGM, 10/03
[Unpublished, from owner: F+B, head 3/4 (color)]
Eckert 2000 (Hammer); Eckert 1998 (La Guerre)
1-piece table, 2-piece back, only former with purfling (and high arching). Square shoulders, corners almost pointed. Neck, pegbox, fingerboard, and tailpiece [and 7th string] not original; restored by Christian Brosse, Borstorf, 1993.