Chappuy a Paris [stamped on button]; and “original label” dated 1775
No. of Strings:
Jansen Fine Bows via M. Herzog, 5/05; Da Salo auction website (www.dasalo.com), 5/05
Da Salo auction website (www.dasalo.com), 5/05
Da Salo (www.dasalo.com), 5/05
“Original neck, tailpiece and tuners”; but (gold-decorated) tailpiece does not appear to have 5 holes and pegbox definitely has only 4. Soundpost crack to table. Body length taken on back (from Da Salo listing); other dimensions from Jansen, who gives body length as 37.3 including button. Offered with optional extra of certificate by Nicolas Perrin, Paris. Bridge by Gand Freres (not original).