No. of Strings:
Johann Hahn, Munich, -1906
Wackernagel 1997, p. 261; PT visit 9/78
Wackernagel 1997, p. 261; Thomas 1980, p. 27
Wackernagel 1997, p. 261 (front)
Saxon or Bohemian origin? Converted to cello, then back to gamba, latter probably in 1905 (cf. repair label, in pencil on inner surface of table, upper bout: “Jos. Nairz München 1905”). Bass bar integral with (i.e., carved out of) table. 1-piece table with high arching, with both bass corners replaced; C-holes very close to edges, oval ornament (inlay, not rose) under end of fingerboard. 2-piece back; no purfling front or back. Bars on back are replacements.