case (elements of musical instruments)

Wooden case containing bows with three engraved hinges and two engraved claps. A leather stap with metal buckle is used to secure the case closed. Sticker with name and adress on outside front below lid. Inside has red felt lining the bow dividers, and evidence of past glue used to fix red felt to case in other areas. Handwritten address on undersideof lid, along with another sticker with name and address present. Two handwritten lists on sheet music within.

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