Jacobus Stainer in Absom / prope oenipontum 1655 [printed except 5]
No. of Strings:
Murray Robb, Fergus, Ontario; bought from Rosenthal, New York, 1963; he’d had for 28 years
Owner to TGM, 11/18; Robb to Tourin 11/76, Robb to G. Lyman 1/64
Muthesius 2019, p. 6 (front body only);[unpublished, from owner to TGM, 11/18: front, FB+S and 3/4 body only, C-holes, bottom rib, label, many other details (color)]; [unpublished, from Robb to Tourin: F+B (color)]
Not in Senn & Roy 1986. Flat back but square shoulders. Had 4 strings and cello neck when Robb acquired it; he left neck unchanged but added wider fingerboard and redrilled pegbox. (His measurements, in 1964, were in inches, here converted to metric.) Restored for current owner by Pierre van Engeland, c. 2018.