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    Sale 2152

    Fine Musical Instruments

    3 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 55

    WILLIAM GRIEVE JOHNSTON FOR WILLIAM E. HILL AND SONS

    A SILVER-MOUNTED VIOLIN BOW, LONDON, CIRCA 1904

    Price Realised  

    WILLIAM GRIEVE JOHNSTON FOR WILLIAM E. HILL AND SONS
    A SILVER-MOUNTED VIOLIN BOW, LONDON, CIRCA 1904
    The round stick stamped W.E. HILL & SONS, the tortoiseshell frog with Parisian eye, the plain silver adjuster, weight 58.5 grams


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