SOLD: German Workshop Bow with Unusual “R” Maker Stamp – French Style


German Workshop Double Bass Bow. Brazilwood Stick with ebony frog and mother of pearl accents. Unusual “R” maker stamp. French Style.


The German Workshop Double Bass Bow is made of dark brazilwood with an ebony frog that features mother of pearl for both the slide and eye. It has an unusual maker’s stamp on the thumb side of the frog near the button: an “R” within a football shape. The German Workshop Bow was recently cleaned, rehaired with a fresh hank of black horse hair, and silver/leather wrapped by the skilled luthiers at Upton Bass. This double bass bow is ideal for the student to intermediate level bassist in search of durability, stability, and playability.


  • Style: French
  • Stick: Round, Dark Brown Brazilwood
  • Frog: Nickel Half-Mounted Ebony Frog
  • Slide/Eye: Mother of Pearl
  • Button: Three Piece
  • Wrap: Silver Wire and Leather
  • Measurements: Hair- 22.75″, Overall Length- 28 3/8″, Balance Point: 9″, Weight- 141.1 gms.


Purchase Trials are available for a seven-day period on bows priced $1,500 and over. Exceptions for other bows can be made by special request, depending on location, etc. For more information regarding our Purchase Trials, please call us at +1 (860) 535-9399. Bows returned from Purchase Trial are subject to a 10% processing fee.


Upton Bass String Instrument Co. specializes in building award-winning custom double basses and offers accessories for the double bass. Upton Bass also services all instruments and bows of the violin family with world class restoration and repair, to view our online restoration portfolio visit

Upton Bass is ready to offer advice and answer any questions regarding double basses or related bass topics. Please contact UB at or call the shop at +1 (860) 535-9399. Hours of operation Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 6pm. The Workshop (The Barn) and showroom are located in Mystic, Connecticut conveniently between Boston and NYC.


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