Wilhelm Klier violin-cornered roundback, made in 2000 in Erlangen, Germany. With K&K BassMaster Pro pickups and preamp, and a well-padded case.
Purchased from Hammond Ashley Bass Violins in Seattle, December 2001. In excellent condition. Superbly set up for jazz with Spirocores.
Lower bout: 657mm (25.75")
Middle bout: 360mm (14.125")
Upper bout: 607mm (19.875")
Body length: 1076mm (42.375") from bottom of neck block to bottom of saddle
Overall length: 1829mm (72")
String length: 105.5cm (41.375")
Rib depth: 200mm (7.875")
Rib depth at neck: 163mm (6.375")
Always housed in carefully-humidified environments. No cracks, split seams or any other type of damage.
Adrian Cho: "I have not seen or played that bass nor heard of that luthier but I know one guy who did visit the shop and played the Klier and said it was probably the best bass in the shop, especially for the money."
Audio clips are available at http://www.bandmix.com/denver2xbass
Appraised 4/27/2013 for $10,000. Yours for $8,000 in verified, certified funds. Local pickup only (or I'll drive a reasonable distance to meet you). Contact me to arrange to see and play this beautiful bass.