KARL HÖFNER. Octagon "AA" quality Pernambuco stick. Nickel silver mounted ebony frog with Parisian eye, Chevreaux leather lapping with sterling silver wire winding. Three-part button. Mammoth ivory tip.
For nearly 130 years, Höfner of Germany has been producing quality string instruments. Karl Höfner started the company in 1887 in Schanbach, which was the European center of its day for musical instrument production. Over the coming decades, Höfner's business grew to meet global demands, earning a reputation for high-quality craftsmanship and economically-efficient working methods. Now located at Hagenau in Bavaria, Höfner uses the traditional methods of bowmaking, tried and true for generations, to create a wide range of bows suitable for students as well as professionals.