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For Sale 1880's german flatback. killer jazz/solo bass.

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by groooooove, Jan 17, 2020.


  1. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    Price:
    $8000
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    New York
    This absolutely pains me to do; I never thought I would go without this instrument. But, if I plan on commissioning a modern bass, I don't think I can afford to without selling this stunner.

    Meticulously maintained by Jeff Bollbach. The crack at the scroll has been inspected by Jeff regularly over the years (i've had the bass around 8 years now) and he's told me it's nothing to worry about and isin't going anywhere on its own.

    41 3/8" string length

    Neck is obviously non original (neither is scroll, tuning plates I was told might be original.) the full restoration was done by Kolstein some time in the late 90's or early 2000s.

    Asking $9500, slightly negotiable for quick sale.

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    Last edited: Jan 17, 2020
  2. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY


    both tracks feature this bass. excuse the poor intonation... and the out-of-season holiday music.

    here she is in solo tuning:

     
  3. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    price drop from 9,500 to $8,800!
     
  4. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    Price drop to $8,500!
     
  5. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    Price drop, $8000!

    This is a steal...
     
  6. Jesse Dietschi

    Jesse Dietschi Supporting Member

    Jul 22, 2014
    Toronto, Ontario
    PM'ed
     
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