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"My students throughout the country have been purchasing instruments from the String House for 25 years. Parents are thrilled with the quality of service as well as the value of their purchase. I love the individual attention given to each of my student's needs. At every level, students have the opportunity to choose from among several different types of instruments so it's possible for them to have the "just right" instrument. Many thanks to the Kanacks for bringing so many of my students into their family over the years!"

M. Diane Slone
Chair of Strings, Community Division
The Hartt School


To the player the choice of bow is critical to the overall sound of his instrument, and will invariably enhance one's ability to perform. A bow may be selected for any number of reasons, but in the end, the choice is always personal in nature.

From student to virtuoso, The String House has always felt it imperative to provide a wide range of select bows to meet the players needs. Our collection consists of today's fine contemporary makers as well as the English and French masters of the "Old School". The following is a partial list of bows available at The String House:

CODA BOW - CodaBow is the premier family of carbon fiber performance bows for violin, viola, cello and bass. The String House carries the complete line of bows that enhance all levels of performance from student to professional. Please call us for pricing.

ARCOS BRASIL - Committed to quality, Arcos Brasil has been able to produce student bows of remarkable excellence and make their bows as close to perfection as possible. Contact us for pricing and availability.

JON PAUL BOWS - JonPaul Bows strongly support conservation efforts to protect dwindling rain forests and wood supplies. Since their start in 1997, JonPaul Bows has pioneered the use of alternative materials to make great-playing carbon fiber composite bows. They also support the production of wood bows made from existing wood stocks and the responsible harvesting of renewable woods.


N. Maline N/E
Francois Peccatte N/E (2)
Eugene Sartory S/E (2) 

Eugene Sartory S/E
Francois Nicolas Voirin S/E
Francois Nicolas Voirin S/E (Vuillaume)

Hippolyte Camille Lamy S/E

Hippolyte Camille Lamy S/E

Jos. Alfred Lamy S/E (2)

M.A. Husson c.1925 S/E

E.A. Ouchard

Atelier Jean Joseph Martin N/E

Justin Poirson S/E

James Dodd S/E

C.N. Bazin S/E (4)

Louis Bazin N/E

Simon Fr. N/E

J.W. Knopf

F.A. Nurnberger S/E

French c.1840

Louis Morizot Pere

Louis Joseph Morizot N/E c.1920

Louis Joseph Morizot N/E c.1920

W.E. Hill & Sons S/E c.1926 
Eugene Cuniot Hury c.1895

Marcel Lapierre S/E

James Tubbs S/E c.1910

E.F. Ouchard

Mirecourt c.1850


Violin Bows $3,600-$5,500
Eugene Cuniot Hury S/E (2)

Augagneur-Bergeron S/E

Francois Lotte S/E

Marc LaBerte N/E (2)

J.M. Philibert S/E

Arnold Voigt S/E

Eugene Cuniot-Hury N/E c.1900

Cuniot Hury N/E 

P. Serdet S/E

Charles Nicolas Bazin N/E
Francois Lotte N/E
Siegfried Finkel SE

Otto A. Hoyer c.1935 S/E

Otto A. Hoyer

R. Weichold S/E

Heinz Dolling S/E

Louis Morizot Fr. S/E
Louis Bazin S/E

Albert Nurnberger S/E (4)

Ferret & Marcotte Atel N/E

August Rau S/E

Grandini N/E
Morizot Fr. N/E

Marc Laberte Atelier

JTL Workshop c.1900

Violin Bows $2,400-$3,500
J.T.L. S/E

Christian Wanka S/E

Manoel Francesco S/E

Carl-Suess S/E

Jerome Thibouville-Lamy S/E Qty. 6
Otto A. Hoyer S/E "Pariser"
Marc Laberte N/E

Adolf C. Schuster S/E
H.R. Pfretzschner S/E
A.E. Prager S/E

Horst Schicker G/E

Adolf C. Schuster S/E (4)

R. Weichold-Dresden



Violin Bows $1,200-$2,400



Otto Pfretzschner

E. Herrmann

Edwin Herrmann

Albert Herrmann

Albert Schuster

Alois Sandner

J.E. Chorlian

Paul Richard Heberlein

Klaus W. Uebel

Andreas Uebel

Ernst Kreusler

Valdecir** (2)

Jacobus Hornsteiner

Weichold a Dresden


Marcel Fetique a Paris

Violin Bows $750-$1,200
Joseph Richter



L. Bausch

F. Schaeffer Brasil


Conrad Gotz***

Grim Berlin

Horst John*

Oskar C. Meinel

C. Lozer Brasi

Violin Bows $350-$650
A. Nardi

R.F. Hoyer

Guy Jeandel

H.C. Pfretzschner

G. Werner (3)

Karl Beck

Vuillaume a Paris

Andreus Morelli

John Brasil (7)

Alessandro Carlesso


Walter Mettal


Leon Pique



Marco Raposo


Raymundo Almeida



VIOLA BOWS  $3,000-$30,000

Georg Lyon Lamy S/E

Jas. Tubbs

Roget Lotte

Jean Joseph Martin c.1880

Marcel LaPierre

Charles Afred Bazin

Francois Bazin
Roger Francois Lotte c.1960

Siegfried Finkel

W.E. Hill & Sons

E. Solar

French c.1840



Morizot Freres

Morizot Freres c.1940

Malcolm Taylor S/E

Rodney Mohr (2)

Garner Wilson G/M

Marc LaBerte S/E

H.R. Pfretzschner

Celestin Emil Clasquin

Lyonnaise c.1980

Klaus W. Uebel (4)

Wm. Moennig & Son S/E

R. Dotschkail G/E

R. Dotschkail H/E

R. Dotschkail H/S Engraved


Viola Bows $900-$3,000

D. Silveira

D. Fracalossi Brasil

Emile Dupree

Georg Werner

Chagas Brasil

Horst John

Raymundo Almeida

P. Solar Madrid

Wm. Moennig & Son

Klaus W. Uebel (2)

Andreas Uebel




Viola Bows $400-$800

Raymundo Almeida

R.A. Meinel

Danilo Cecato

F.C. Pfretzschner


Hermann Luger

H.R. Wilhelm



H.R. Pfretzschner

Lubos Odlas

Ernst Kreusler

Horst Schicker


Alfred Knoll


CELLO BOWS $3,000-$25,000

James Tubbs

John "Kew" Dodd

W.E. Hill & Sons S/E (Bishop)

W.E. Hill & Sons

Charles Bazin

Claude Thomassin S/E

Louis Morizot Freres (2)
Johann Wilhelm Knopf c.1890

J.T.L c.1890
Marc Laberte  S/E (3)

Posper Colas S/E

K. Robach Turner S/E

Marie Louis Piernot

Ole Kanestrom S/M

Justin Poirson S/E


Armanini Cremona

R. Dotschkail*** S/E

Jerome-Thibouville-Lamy S/E
Rodney D. Mohr

Rodney Mohr G/E

H.R. Pfretzschner

Bausch/Knopf Workshop N/E

Andreus Uebel S/E

Albert Kramling S/E

R. Weichold S/E

Heinz Dolling*** S/E



Cello Bows $450-$3,000

M. Kloss

R.F. Hoyer

Emile Dupree (2)

F.C. Pfretzschner (2)

Ernst Ritter


Schaeffer Brasil

Lothar Seifert

A. Carvalho Brasil

W.E. Dorfler***

Josef Sandner

V.A. Pfeil

Albert Fischer

D. Chagas Brasil

D. Silveira

Roderich Paesold**

Klaus W. Uebel

Andreas Uebel


E. Werner





BASS BOWS - Pernambuco

Albert Nurnberger N/E F
Jerome Thibouville-Lamy S/E F
Robert Reichel N/E G
H.R. Pfretzschner Workshop N/E F
A. Carvalho S/E F

A. Carvalho S/E F
Emil Dupree N/E F
Claudmano Santos S/E G
Valdecir N/E G
Unstamped N/E F
Unstamped N/E G