Dörfler #9A Violin Bow

SKU: 88456

$365
  • selected brazil wood stick
  • octagon
  • ebony frog full lined
  • Parisian eye
  • three-part button with eye
  • metal blanc winding

ART OF BOW-MAKING IN THE FOURTH GENERATION

For more than three generations, the Dörfler family has manufactured string bows of superior craftsmanship based on the style of the French bow maker Tourte. Daniel Dörfler, the founder of the company, addressed the task of bringing German bow making up to Tourte’s standard of quality.


Committed to perfection, extraordinarily high quality standards and artistic intuition, his son Egidius Dörfler has made the master workshop to what it is today. It is for this reason that the master bows carry his name. Andreas, Roland and Tanja Dörfler continue with this master tradition in the fourth generation.

DÖRFLER BOWS RADIATE THROUGH FIRST CLASS WORKMANSHIP

The Dörfler Master Bow is a hand-crafted top-quality product. Only the finest and exquisite materials are used to guarantee a long life cycle. 

Pernambuco wood is used predominantly. It is the only wood which meets the high standards of flexibility and resilience required to manufacture a Dörfler Master Bow. And it is a prerequisite for the masterly art of giving the bow, through exact bending, the greatest possible tension and the ideal weight balance. 

The bow hair consists exclusively of natural white horse hair from selected steppe horses of Central Asia. Hair which neither waves nor becomes rotten. 
The elaborate mother-of-pearl and precious metal mountings on the non-porous ebony frog are valuable refinements which give the Dörfler Master Bow its typical appearance and a long life.

DÖRFLER BOWS INSPIRE BY A STYLISH DESIGN

Dörfler Master Bows have a strong impact on the sound, purity, strength and beauty of the tone. A Dörfler Master Bow brings forth the best in every play. It is just magic when the musician skilfully plays a string using a Master Bow. The sound effect and smooth transitions are simply fascinating right through all levels of the tone.

Exceptional sound quality and a unique design are the trade mark of the Dörfler bows. In 2010, we optimized the design of the violin and cello bows. For example, we changed the curvature at the back of the violin head. This resulted in a new, very harmonic overall appearance of the brazil bow and the pernambuco bow. The violin head and the cello head now present themselves in a sleeker, more elegant and therefore more stylish design.

The high-quality and sonorous master bows made by Dörfler are known and recognized all over the world. In 2013, Dörfler won two prestigious awards at the China International Violin Making and Bow Making Competition (CIVMC) in Beijing. Dörfler master builder Günther Spätling received the gold medal in the cello bow making category, and the silver medal in the bass bow making category. The international jury of experts not only commended the handicraft work, quality and design of the individual bows. Professional musicians also tested the superb sound quality of the master bows. A significant acclaim for the family company from Bubenreuth in Germany!

DÖRFLER KEEP LISTENING TO YOUR NEEDS

We are a traditional family-owned enterprise. That is why we not only care for products of high standard, but also want to pamper you with great service

MENDING SERVICE

One of your bows needs repair or polishing? No problem – we repair all of your bows – no matter which brand. Just make a request.

CUSTOM-MADE BOWS

On demand we customize a bow just on your individual needs. Just make a request.

TRADE SHOWS

We want to give you the possibility to meet us in person and to experience our bows and to get a feel for them. That is why we are worldwide on all important tradeshows. Information to the upcoming trade show.

DÖRFLER BOWS USE NATURAL RESOURCES WITH RESPONSIBILITY

Dörfler is committed to sustainability of used resources. We are particularly dedicated to support reforestation projects of pernambuco trees, which come from northern and central-east Brazil.

Since 2007, this rare type of tree is an internationally protected species. Exporting pernambuco wood is therefore a complicated task requiring detailed consideration. Dörfler is a member and supporter of the I.P.C.I. Organisation, which is committed to the sustainability and reforestation of this precious type of tree.

Pernambo is a very slow-growing wood. Trees from reforestation projects are therefore unlikely to be available for bow making in the near future. Fortunately, Dörfler Bogen has in its reserve at least 30-year-old stocks of wood.

General

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Delivery Options

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In most cases, you will receive your order in 2-5 business days from the time of your order, but we ask that you allow up to 14 days for delivery, to account for unexpected delays.

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We have send tens of thousands of books and accessories in this manner, and very rarely have issues. If your product arrives damaged, or has not arrived within 14 days, please contact us as soon as possible, and we will replace it free of charge. 

Acoustic Pianos, Digital Pianos with a shipping weight of over 80kg, and other products that require specialist delivery services or installation are not eligible for free or flat rate shipping.

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Digital Pianos Delivery & Setup

Digital Piano delivery and setup is available in the Sydney Metro area for the cost of $150 +$0.30 per stair.

Additional surcharges apply to deliveries outside of the Sydney Metro area, and will need to be scheduled in advance. Please contact us for an obligation free quote.

As you will have to be home to show the carriers where to set up your piano, we will call to schedule your delivery at a time that is convenient for you. 

Acoustic Pianos Delivery

Logans only work with the best speciality piano carriers in the business - Dragon & Goninans. This ensures that your piano will arrive not only undamaged, but in tune & well regulated. Delivery to Sydney metro area is free to ground level, +$50 for each flight of stairs. 

Additional surcharges apply to deliveries outside of the Sydney Metro area, and will need to be scheduled in advance. Please contact us for an obligation free quote, or select "Post-paid Piano Shipping" at checkout, and we will call you the following business day to discuss your shipping options. Note that selecting this option means your shipping costs are not included in the price of your order, and will need to be paid prior to delivery.

As you will have to be home to show the carriers where to place your piano, we will call to schedule your delivery at a time that is convenient for you. 

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