Very solid Albert Nurnberger pernambuco German bow in very good condition. Name stamp, crest on the frog, 'IV' is inscribed on the underside of the round stick as well as on the lining of the frog. 'WEST' is stamped on the underside of the stick beneath the frog, suggesting West Germany hence a date of manufacture post-WWII. Silver tip. No side curve in the stick, which is very strong. 146 grams.