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W. Dorfler No.15 Pernambuco Violin Bow.

By Dorfler

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Full size, octagonal stick
2 in stock
3/4 size
1 in stock


This traditional model bow in Pernambuco will appeal to amateur and good student players who value the benefits of a European made product from a named workshop.

3 generations of bowmakers have established the Doerfler bow as one Germany's best known names for quality, value and craftsmanship. Bows for beginners to advanced student and proficient amateurs. Entry level Pernambuco bow from this well known German workshop. Quality and value student bow.

Dorfler model 15 (round stick) and 16 (octagonal stick)

Unless stated otherwise all our bows are supplied with a starter coat of premium quality William Salchow rosin. Good, fresh rosin is essential to obtain the best performance from any bow.

Weight given is for a typical 4/4 example and is for guidance only. Please contact us if you require the exact weight of a particular bow.

Product specifications

  • Graded Pernambuco, round stick.
  • Fully mounted ebony and nickel silver frog with pearl eye.
  • Nickel silver lapping and leather thumb-piece.
  • A well made bow from this long established German workshop.
  • Suitable for use to Grade 8 AB
  • Number 15 in the Dorfler range.
  • Brand: W. Dorfler
  • Weight: 60 grams
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Rating Summary
26/10/2012 16:32
Tralee, Ireland


4 out of 5 found the following review helpful

Pros: I loved this bow. It is very light and flexible. It makes for easy use and the sound it produces is fantastic. Well worth the buy.

Cons: none

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31/07/2012 21:31
Cardigan, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Don't miss out on this bargain!
4 out of 5 found the following review helpful

Pros: Great quality bow, makes a lovely sound and for the price exceptional.

Cons: Nothing at all negative to say about the bow.

Other: Service provided was exceptional. Prompt delivery of a quality item with excellent protective wrapping - well done!

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07/09/2012 10:49
london, United Kingdom

Keen Amateur

Supple stick, but hair tension action sloppy.
3 out of 6 found the following review helpful

Pros: A well balanced, supple bow at a reasonable price.

Cons: Bit plain to look at, and the hair tension action left something to be desired. Has made me curious, however to try other Dorfler bows.

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