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SOLD 3/4 Czech/Bohemian Flat Back bass for sale $6800

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by lcdck, Jan 26, 2017.

  1. lcdck


    Dec 8, 2011
    New York, NY
    New York

    This is a great sounding Czech or Bohemian bass from mid to late 1800's for sale. This bass projects well and has a lot of volume and sustain. It has a big sound plucked or bowed. The upper register really sings and the bass is clear and even from the top to the bottom. It is really easy to play too. I think it would be very difficult to find anything as good as this one in this price range.

    Has had a number of repairs to it over the years but all are stable and bass is healthy and doesn't require any work.

    Fairly standard 3/4 size bass with a 41.5" string length.

    Measurements are:
    Upper Bout: 20.5"
    Middle: 14.75"
    Lower Bout: 25.5"
    Total length: 72"
    Rib Depth at neck: 6.5"
    Rib Depth at bottom: 8"
    String Length: 41.5"

    Located in Brooklyn, NY.


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    Last edited: Mar 27, 2017
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  2. Whisper

    Whisper Supporting Member

    Looks like a nice instrument! Can you comment on the interesting-looking block by the neck heel? Does it have a structural purpose or is it just to change neck from Eb to D (for example)?
  3. lcdck


    Dec 8, 2011
    New York, NY
    Yes, it's just to change the neck from Eb to D. It's not permanently installed.