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Approval Terms


Bows may be tried on an approval basis.  Let me know what sort of a bow you are playing now, and/or the type bow that you are looking for, and I will send a few bows that I think will fill your needs.  You may try the bows for up to a week.

A deposit of $250.00 is required before any bows will be sent.  This deposit will be applied toward the purchase price of a bow, or will be refunded if you choose not to buy one.   Alternately, you may provide me with a credit card account number, VISA, MasterCard or Discover, which will be used to "authorize" the purchase price of one bow.  ("Authorizing" a specific dollar amount to a credit card account places a hold on this amount against the card holder's available credit line.  There is no actual charge made to the account.  The hold disappears after a period of eight days.)

Please give me a call or let me know by mail if you choose the credit card option.  (DO NOT send your credit card number via E-mail: This is not a secure site.)

I will pay the costs of shipping the bows to you, as well as return shipping charges if you purchase a bow.  If you do not purchase a bow, return shipping costs will be your responsibility.  This generally runs about $30.00 to $50.00 for postage and insurance.

Due to the ever increasing complexity and restrictions of customs regulations, I am not currently shipping bows overseas.



Sterling Silver mounted ebony frog w/Parisian eye, divided button, pernambuco stick, silver or whalebone grip:

Violin                                            $3,600.00
Viola                                             $3,700.00
Cello                                             $3,850.00
Bass, French or German model    $4,000.00

Gold mounted bows and other options are available. Please contact me to for more information.      

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