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Instruments for sale in our 24th March 2020 Auction

Lot 37

Bill Watson Collection

A gold-mounted violin bow by William Watson

Falmouth, circa 2010

This lot contains an ivory faceplate which is subject to restrictions regarding import or export. 

£2,000-3,000

GBP£2,000.00 - £3,000.00
EUR€2,240.00 - €3,360.00
AUD$3,600.00 - $5,400.00
JPY¥295,500.00 - ¥443,250.00
KRW₩2,929,760.00 - ₩4,394,640.00
CHFCHF2,520.00 - CHF3,780.00
USD$2,620.00 - $3,930.00

Lot 44

Bill Watson Collection

A silver-mounted viola bow by William Watson

Falmouth, circa 2010

£1,800-2,500

GBP£1,800.00 - £2,500.00
EUR€2,016.00 - €2,800.00
AUD$3,240.00 - $4,500.00
JPY¥265,950.00 - ¥369,375.00
KRW₩2,636,784.00 - ₩3,662,200.00
CHFCHF2,268.00 - CHF3,150.00
USD$2,358.00 - $3,275.00

Lot 45

Bill Watson Collection

A silver-mounted cello bow by William Watson

London, circa 2000

£2,000-3,000

GBP£2,000.00 - £3,000.00
EUR€2,240.00 - €3,360.00
AUD$3,600.00 - $5,400.00
JPY¥295,500.00 - ¥443,250.00
KRW₩2,929,760.00 - ₩4,394,640.00
CHFCHF2,520.00 - CHF3,780.00
USD$2,620.00 - $3,930.00

Lot 46

Bill Watson Collection

A silver-mounted cello bow by William Watson

Falmouth, circa 2010

This lot contains an ivory faceplate which is subject to restrictions regarding import or export. 

£1,800-2,500

GBP£1,800.00 - £2,500.00
EUR€2,016.00 - €2,800.00
AUD$3,240.00 - $4,500.00
JPY¥265,950.00 - ¥369,375.00
KRW₩2,636,784.00 - ₩3,662,200.00
CHFCHF2,268.00 - CHF3,150.00
USD$2,358.00 - $3,275.00

Lot 210

Bill Watson Collection

A silver-mounted violin bow by William Watson

London, circa 2000

£1,800-2,500

GBP£1,800.00 - £2,500.00
EUR€2,016.00 - €2,800.00
AUD$3,240.00 - $4,500.00
JPY¥265,950.00 - ¥369,375.00
KRW₩2,636,784.00 - ₩3,662,200.00
CHFCHF2,268.00 - CHF3,150.00
USD$2,358.00 - $3,275.00

Lot 214

Bill Watson Collection

A classical violin bow by William Watson

London, circa 1970

This lot contains an ivory frog which is subject to restrictions regarding import or export

£1,000-2,000

GBP£1,000.00 - £2,000.00
EUR€1,120.00 - €2,240.00
AUD$1,800.00 - $3,600.00
JPY¥147,750.00 - ¥295,500.00
KRW₩1,464,880.00 - ₩2,929,760.00
CHFCHF1,260.00 - CHF2,520.00
USD$1,310.00 - $2,620.00

Lot 215

Bill Watson Collection

A silver-mounted cello bow by William Watson

Falmouth, circa 2010

This lot contains an ivory faceplate which is subject to restrictions regarding import or export. 

£1,800-2,500

GBP£1,800.00 - £2,500.00
EUR€2,016.00 - €2,800.00
AUD$3,240.00 - $4,500.00
JPY¥265,950.00 - ¥369,375.00
KRW₩2,636,784.00 - ₩3,662,200.00
CHFCHF2,268.00 - CHF3,150.00
USD$2,358.00 - $3,275.00

Lot 216

Bill Watson Collection

A silver-mounted cello bow by William Watson

Falmouth, circa 2010

£1,500-2,500

GBP£1,500.00 - £2,500.00
EUR€1,680.00 - €2,800.00
AUD$2,700.00 - $4,500.00
JPY¥221,625.00 - ¥369,375.00
KRW₩2,197,320.00 - ₩3,662,200.00
CHFCHF1,890.00 - CHF3,150.00
USD$1,965.00 - $3,275.00

Lot 217

Bill Watson Collection

A silver-mounted cello bow by William Watson

Falmouth, circa 2010

£1,500-2,500

GBP£1,500.00 - £2,500.00
EUR€1,680.00 - €2,800.00
AUD$2,700.00 - $4,500.00
JPY¥221,625.00 - ¥369,375.00
KRW₩2,197,320.00 - ₩3,662,200.00
CHFCHF1,890.00 - CHF3,150.00
USD$1,965.00 - $3,275.00

Articles

The Bill Watson Collection

12 February 2020

Bill Watson, one of the leading British bow makers of the 20th century, died in December 2018 at the age of 88. He was for many the last connection with the ‘glory days’ of the Hill bow making shop, where... Read more

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