Stephen Bristow served his apprenticeship with the firm of W.E. Hill & Sons until 1972. His Hill bows are marked with the number 16. He later worked for John Clutterbuck (bows stamped 'J.S. Rameau') before establishing his own workshop.
- The auction record for this maker is $3,000 in May 2011, for a violin bow. - 29 auction price results.