Georg Aman, Lauten- und Geigenmacher, in Augspurg, 17 [printed]
No. of Strings:
Alfred Lessing, Düsseldorf, before 1963-2005
Owner to TGM, 4/11; owner’s website (www.gambomania.com) and publicity
On owner’s website and publicity (front, front 3/4 [color]); Cable 1977 (German 17C)
Meulenbroeks 2008 (Bach); Meulenbroeks 2006 (Marais); Cable 1977 (German 17C)
Long, narrow soundholes; large, round rosette half covered by current fingerboard (which is black with a blond border and a blond decoration near the lower end). Date given as 1712 on Cable 1977, but 1705 in current owner’s publicity; last two digits now illegible so both are guesses.