# of Strings:
Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung
Ludovicus / GUERSAN, / propè / Comoediam / Gallican, / Lutetiae / Anno / 1754 [printed except 54]
Fritz Wildhagen, Bielefeld, -1957
Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 105
Otterstedt 2004, p. 120; Otto & Adelmann 1975, p. 105
[By TGM, 11/10: F+B, head F+S (with BERB 4) (color)]
Striped back and ribs. Head probably by La Fille. Lower neck, fingerboard, tailpiece, bridge, and block are replacements. (Previous neck was too short and narrow.) Pegbox has points interrupting the curve both front and back; 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side. Drawing by Olga Adelmann (1970) available from museum. Otterstedt 2004: dendrochronology gives date of 1739 for for youngest growth ring on table.