Johann Heinrich Ruppert, in Erfurt anno 17..
No. of Strings:
Owner to PT, 1/79
[Unpublished, from K. Martius 6/06: front 7/8]
Neck not original, and in 1979 owner intended to have a better replacement made. No purfling or rosette; has hookbar. K. Martius says restored by Mr. Krause (Saarbrücken), and before that (long before 1979) by Hellwig, who took the photo; he has letters from both. New location from Martius, 3/14. (Ruppert died in 1748.)