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1st October 2018

Preview Brompton’s September 2018 General Online Sale Highlights



We always recommend that you view lots in person where possible. You can attend our public viewing day or alternatively arrange a private viewing.

Public Sale Previews:

Sunday 16th September, 10am – 5pm
The public sale preview will be held at:
The Royal Institution of Great Britain, 21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4BS

Private Sale Previews:

4th – 16th September
All instruments are available to view privately, by appointment, in advance of the sale.
Please call +44 (0)20 7670 2932 or email auctions@bromptons.co


A Fine Silver-Mounted Violin Bow by James Tubbs, London 1918

Stamped: Jas. TUBBS
Engraved on the silver slide: Made by James Tubbs in his 84th year .1918.
The finely chased silver mounts and head plate
Round stick Weight: 59g
The bow is in fine condition

It is ironic that the bow should be offered for sale exactly one hundred years after it was made, and coinciding with the end of World War One and the current centenary commemorations.


A Fine Silver-Mounted Violin Bow by James Tubbs, London 1918