# of Strings:
USA, Philadelphia, PA
American Society of Ancient Instruments
Ludovicus / Guersan / propè / Comoediam / Gallicam / Lutetioe / Anno / 1751 [printed except 51]
Stad family, Philadelphia, PA
TGM visit 8/94
[By TGM: FB+S, head front]
Striped back and ribs; La Fille head (very curly hair). Neck probably original: no grafts, flat profile. Pegbox has perimeter stamping on back and sides, but not clear imprints of usual triple circles. 2 pegs treble, 3 bass side; pegs small but crudely worked, pips missing, perhaps not original. Has had frets, but not now. Handwritten in ink at bottom of treble blond back stripe: Rep. by / Janos Bodor / 1971.