Nicolas Bertrand / a Paris 1709 [handwritten], also stamped BERTRAND at top of back
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[private owner in Berlin, <1940 - c. 1980]
Owner to TGM, 3/03, 4/20; M. Fleming to TGM, 2/03; T. Muthesius to TGM, 2/03
[Unpublished, from owner: front body only (3/03); FB+S body only (4/20) (color)]
Neck by Ingo Muthesius (1981), replacing what owner calls “a thick 6-string neck” (presumably not original; still in his possession) plus “very narrow” pegbox and “nice carved King David head” with copies of those on W. Kuijken’s Bertrand. Table has double purfling, also purfling around soundholes; back has none.