No. of Strings:
Actual owner is the Koninklijk Oudheidkundig Genootschap, Amsterdam; on long-term loan to the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague, 1952-2015 (MUZ-1952x0073 ); on loan to the Rijksmuseum 1888-1952 and again 2015-
Rijksmuseum (G.P. Di Stefano) to TGM 2/16; PT visits 6/77 & 9/78
[Unpublished, in Gemeentemuseum database printout: F (color)]; [unpublished, from Rijksmuseum 2/16: F+B (color)]
Tourin: Big body, ribs have 9 stripes of ebony or rosewood with ivory between, like Martin Voigt. Scroll, pegbox, tailpiece and hookbar bordered with ivory; [inlaid] ivory frets. C-holes somewhat like Pierray’s. Dated c. 1880 in printout from museum’s database received 3/2010 (body and soundhole shape info from same source); neck seems to have 12 frets; total length 126, max width 41, depth 24 (including bridge?). Di Stefano 2016 photo shows back also with many narrow stripes.