Technical description: The round, concave, pernambuco stick covered in a clear varnish ends in a wide modern head with a silver headface. There is one pin centred behind the head mortise. The stick has an inverted U-shaped groove for the frog. The screw-mechanism, rounded, ebony frog has a nickel underslide, a silver ferrule, a colourful mother-of-pearl slide surrounded by strips of metal, and mother-of-pearl decorative eyes. The ebony button has nickel rings and is octagonal with a small rim.Weight: 54.Hair length: 642.Balance point: 261.Head height: 3.5.Head width: 10.5.Face length: 23.5.Tip diameter: 5.8.Frog diameter: 8.8.Nipple range: 1.0 to 1.3.Period of oscillation: 1.38.Distance from pivot to tail: 71.7.Button length: 16.9.Ferrule width: 10.7.Frog + stick height: 27.75.Frog top length: 40.4.
brenda neece, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004.
Possibly sharing some previous ownership with violin (326), q.v.; Gift of Colin Marshall Skinner and Mrs Phyllis Barbara Skinner (widow of James Hay McInnes Skinner, great-great grandson of William Marshall), 1965.