Benoist Fleury rue des Boucheries / Faubourg S. German a Paris 17 [printed; final 2 digits of date probably once handwritten, but now illegible]
No. of Strings:
Percy Bull, London, -1948
TGM visit 8/03; museum to TGM, 9-11/01
[By TGM: FB+S, head FB+S, bottom rib, label (color)]
2-piece table and back, both with double purfling; back has semicircle at bottom in addition to (not part of) purfling tracks. 3 pegs treble, 2 bass side; La Fille-type decoration on pegbox. Fingerboard ebony veneer, tailpiece solid rosewood. Varnish chipped and scratched, redone in some places (must be from before 1948).