From the Universal Dictionary of William Henley.Born 1905, second son of Adolf. Worked at Hohendorf near Brambach (Saxony). Bows modelled on the standard prototypes-pernambuco sticks. We find no difficulty in suscribing admiration to the ability and ingenuity in which every point is brought forward. Taught by father, Adolf. Splendid bows, stamped "Arthur Thoma".From the German & Austrian Voilin Makers Karel Jalovec. Son and pupll of Adolf T. Bow-maker who established himself independently in 1931. He passed his master's test in 1938. Good work. His bows are branded ARTHUR THOMA.