Jacobus Stainer in Absom / prope oenipontum 165
No. of Strings:
Murray Robb, Fergus, Ontario; bought from Rosenthal, New York, 1963; he'd had for 28 years
Robb to Tourin 11/76, Robb to Lyman 1/64
[Unpublished, from owner: F+B (color)]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 but added wider fingerboard and redrilled pegbox. Per Benjamin Schröder, labels with printed date “165-” and beginning with J (not I) used until c. 1657.