R. Kim Tipper & Associates Fine Violins
RKTV Contact Info: 1111 Esquimalt Road, Victoria, British Columbia, V9A 3N5, Canada, 250-588-1893, nomail@tipper-violins.com
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REID HUDSON Flag of Canada
70 grams; length: 74.4 cm; balance point: 25 cm from the adjuster. Round pernambucco stick with ivory tip face and silver wire grip. Silver mounted ebony frog with mother of pearl slide and Parisian eye. Silver adjuster. See www.reidhudson.com.
$5,000 Bow Frog
H  S Flag of Canada
70 grams; balance point: 24.5 cm. This student bow by Reid Hudson has a strong octagonal pernambucco stick of red-brown wood with an ivory tip face and silver wire grip. The silver mounted ebony frog has a mother of pearl slide and dot. The divided adjuster is of silver and ebony.
$2,500 Bow Frog
74 grams; length: 74.7 cm; balance point: 24.5 cm. John Murray is a well known local player, repairer and instrument and bow maker. He was a student of Frank Henderson of Seattle. This silver mounted viola bow dates from about 2000 and has a heavy and strong octagonal stick with a silver tip face. It is in excellent condition.
$1,000 Bow Frog