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F/S - 1953 American Standard

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

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    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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    Still available.
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    Bump for great bass)
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    Thanks bro, Best Regards, GM.
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    These old American Standards - are they ply or carved?
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    Plywood. And freakin' LOUD.
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    Still available.
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    where are you located?

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