R. A. Meinel Silver Mounted Violin Bow
An inexpensive but well made pernambuco bow with faux whalebone lapping and silver mounts, with a matching one piece button. Brand stamped, “R. A. Meinel.” Freshly rehaired, with a balanced weight of 60 grams.
“A Chinese-made pernambuco bow with nickel mounting runs for $229 under Shar’s R. A. Meinel house brand. A Meinel bow with silver mounting is $379.” - Excerpted from Louise Lee’s interview of Peter Prior and the subsequent article in Strings Magazine in 2014.