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No longer available 1920 E. Reinhold Schimdt Double Bass (formerly owned by Dave Holland)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by sintirman2012, Jun 15, 2020.

  1. sintirman2012


    Dec 30, 2008
    Boston, MA
    String bass for sale (formerly owned by Dave Holland)

    German 3/4 size string bass made by E. Reinhold Schimdt, circa 1920. Owned and professionally maintained by Mike Rivard (1996-2020) and used on many recordings. Previously owned by Dave Holland, and notably is the instrument used on his solo bass album "Ones All". Excellent instrument with lovely sound for both jazz and classical. Ones All recording

    The top plate is made of two pieces of book matched, quarter-sawn, straight grained spruce and is cut with gamba corners. The edges of the top and back are slightly raised. The purfling is narrow and made of three pieces. The bass bar of the top is original and is made of spruce. Deep chestnut varnish with antiquing typical of Saxon

    Round back, consisting of two pieces of nicely flamed, book matched maple. The ribs are made of maple. All of the interior blocks and linings are made of spruce. The neck is original and made of maple with an ebony fingerboard. Both back and top plates have a defined recurve towards the narrower perfling.

    Upper bout width: 20.125 in; C bout width: 14.75 in; Lower bout width: 25.875 in; Depth of rib, lower bout: 7.5in; Depth of rib, upper bout: 7.4 in; Mensure: 42.1 in (106.9 cm)

    Equipped with Evah Pirazzi strings, Fishman 360 pickup, and comes with Moradian gig bag. Can be seen and played at Upton Bass Shop. IMG_0182.jpg IMG_0183.jpg IMG_0185.jpg IMG_0186.jpg IMG_0182.jpg IMG_0183.jpg IMG_0185.jpg IMG_0186.jpg
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2021
  2. xnewyorka

    xnewyorka Inactive Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 26, 2006
    NYC Area
    Oh my........
  3. CryingBass

    CryingBass Is that an Elephant Fish on the corner over there? Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 8, 2016
    In Dave I Trust.

    Outstanding. Selling a kid to raise the funds for this, stay tuned... ( ok, that's bs, but?? ) GLWTS
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  4. xnewyorka

    xnewyorka Inactive Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 26, 2006
    NYC Area
    Hopefully my kid sells before your kid sells. Ready..set..go!
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  5. Low Class

    Low Class

    Jul 4, 2005
    Dang, I should have held off on selling my kid to buy that new car.
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  6. sintirman2012


    Dec 30, 2008
    Boston, MA
    feel free to call me at 617-513-7976 or email [email protected] if you need any more details.
  7. LouisF

    LouisF Supporting Member

    Apr 21, 2003
    Los Angeles, CA
    Just FYI - not always wise to put your private phone and email on the internet; perhaps replace with a PM - just my experience
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  8. Damn. Wish I had a kid to sell.
  9. sintirman2012


    Dec 30, 2008
    Boston, MA
  10. Hasty


    Jul 4, 2014
    Fort Worth, Tx
    I'd offer to sell my kids for this... but I'd have to throw in too much on my end to balance out the deal...
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  11. sintirman2012


    Dec 30, 2008
    Boston, MA
  12. WOW! This bass used to belong to Dave Holland? I love that recording "Ones All"! I have some of those charts! It would be amazing to own this bass and play those charts!