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New record set for world’s most expensive violin bow
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KindaScratchy
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From The Violin Channel:

http://www.theviolinchannel.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Huberman-Tourte-Violin-Bow-Beares-World-Record-Cover.jpgBeares Auctions, London has announced a new world record for the most expensive violin bow ever sold in history at auction. The silver and ebony mounted violin bow, made by Francois Xavier Tourte, was purchased on Monday for a world record auction price of US $288,960.

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When the work's all done and the sun's settin' low,

I pull out my fiddle and I rosin up the bow.

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Wish I had that much money to throw on a bow lol

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Ogre said
Wish I had that much money to throw on a bow lol

If I did, I wouldn't!  hahahaha 🙂

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Holy cow.. that must be one bow.  If I could only try it out.

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I'd be curious to try it out, but I could buy a couple houses with that kind of money, lol. 

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