Technical description: The convex, pernambuco (?) stick ends in a tall meat cleaver head. The stick is rounded along its whole length, and has two grooves for the frog. The button end of the stick has a metal ring. Its large, open, canted, light-coloured, wooden, frog has a leather ferrule. The bow currently has black hair. The boxwood (?) button is cylindrical with a rim.
Measurements: Weight: 165g. Hair length: 439mm. Balance point: 245mm. Head height: 72.7mm. Head width: 18.55mm. Face length: 34.75mm (mid-point to mid-point). Tip diameter: 14.7mm. Frog diameter: 18.0mm. Period of oscillation: 1.37. Distance from pivot to tail: 104.0mm. Button length: 26.3mm (not including the ring). Ferrule width: 22.3mm. Frog + stick height: 82.2mm. Frog top length: 90.5mm.
The finger side of the stick is cracked from under the frog to the button and on the thumb side from the button to over the frog. The button is cracked at the screw end.
Current ownership: Government allocation to the University, 1991.
(C.H. Brackenbury Memorial Collection).