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No longer available F/S - 1953 American Standard ***SOLD***

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by GMBass1, Sep 30, 2013.


  1. GMBass1

    GMBass1 Supporting Member

    May 17, 2009
    Original AS large 3/4 bass serial no. 2290 (1953 according to the R. Stowers site.) Solid bass in good condition. Recent work includes top-off rib repair, neck reset w/increased overstand and set up.

    Neck has never been broken or cracked. Quality ebony f/b looks too good to be original. Adjustable bridge is not new, but fine (some wood was added for increased string height preference.) Tuners seem to have been changed - see photos. String length is the original AS 43". Currently strung with brand new D'Addario Helicore hybrids.

    Like most of these, it sounds great - loud, punchy, good sustain, etc.

    All things considered, $3,400 seems fair. I would entertain offers, but I'm not in a particular hurry.

    Located in the NYC area and prefer local sale, but would consider shipping. Will monitor thread and answer questions, or PM me. Thanks!
     

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  2. GMBass1

    GMBass1 Supporting Member

    May 17, 2009
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  4. GMBass1

    GMBass1 Supporting Member

    May 17, 2009
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  5. GMBass1

    GMBass1 Supporting Member

    May 17, 2009
    Still available.
     
  6. igor kondur

    igor kondur

    Jul 28, 2004
    NYC
    Bump for great bass)
     
  7. GMBass1

    GMBass1 Supporting Member

    May 17, 2009
    Thanks bro, Best Regards, GM.
     
  8. These old American Standards - are they ply or carved?
     
  9. Jeremy Allen

    Jeremy Allen Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2002
    Bloomington, IN
    Plywood. And freakin' LOUD.
     
  10. igor kondur

    igor kondur

    Jul 28, 2004
    NYC
  11. GMBass1

    GMBass1 Supporting Member

    May 17, 2009
    Still available.
     
  12. 834federal

    834federal David Brodie

    Feb 25, 2012
    Philadelphia
    where are you located?
     
  13. GMBass1

    GMBass1 Supporting Member

    May 17, 2009
    Thanks everyone, this bird has flown.
     



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