Arwitt rönnegr[en] / Anno 1724 [handwritten]
No. of Strings:
Ralf Bergholz (and widow), -1989
Bengt Nilsson to TGM, 6+8/03
Nilsson 1988, p. 43
Nilsson 1988, p. 43 (label); [unpublished, from owner: F+B, head side, bass C-hole (color)]
Neck, pegbox, head, fingerboard, and tailpiece not original (made by previous owner, Ralf Bergholz, in 1977), hence no string length reported by owner. 2-piece table, 1-piece back of Swedish maple, both with scribed perimeter “purfling”. Repair labels “Jonas Elg, Stockholm Renovatum 1726”; by Johan öberg, “dated prob. 1757” when he was still working for Sven Beckman; and by Ralf Bergholz.