June, 2014:  Pre WWII Mumei 1.8 Restoration.  New urushi at the center joint, new urushi center rings, small chip repaired in the buffalo horn kinko inlay.  Inlaid binding installed just below #1 to repair a small hairline crack.  Bore was excellent and remained untouched.  Beautiful quality bamboo with a nice, golden patina.  This is a very fine, concert-grade, instrument with tremendous power and volume.