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For Sale 3/4 size double bass

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by javelinda, Dec 10, 2017.


  1. javelinda

    javelinda Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2009
    Brooklyn, NY
    Price:
    1800
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    New York
    90DEC27E-9B47-41C9-A6B4-C616C42275AD. FBFBE2AE-2AE0-4127-99F8-D3B9ECCEF589. D9D43BCC-FF37-4845-AD60-C3D7B86F5172. CEE92D10-9B2B-420B-B72D-0331F3C24FAB. 2EB3F532-CA50-41BE-97CE-3E3951BAD430. 03D683A2-9ED4-47CC-BAE6-E2720F3E08E7. C612ED14-23AA-4454-871D-4558DA0F0A0F. Hi everyone!

    I’m selling off my starter bass, which would be a great starter bass for someone else!

    I really do not know much about her provenance, except that it was given to me about 15 years ago when I was a waitress by 2 longtime customers who’s dad played this bass in the 50s & 60s in nyc jazz clubs. At best estimates (by nyc bass enthusiasts, including Jeff Bollbach, David Gage’s shop, and Biase-Fantoni fine instruments), this bass likely dates back to the 1930s, is likely European, and has been the victim of a home refinishing job (by her original owner!)

    This bass is good for jazz, bluegrass, rock bands, Americana music, and whatever else you may need. I used it through my undergrad, was adequate for college orchestra and recitals. She does need some work- the neck is quite thin and could use a re-gluing, most maintenance has been done by Jeff Bollbach on Long Island. I had the sound post adjusted by John Beal about a year and a half ago.

    Please come and play this bass, I’d like it to go to someone who can appreciate it. Located in Brooklyn near the Atlantic/Barclays stop!
     

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  2. bajocallao

    bajocallao Supporting Member

    Jul 13, 2006
    Woodside, New York
    Endorsing Artist: D'addario Strings, Aguilar Amplifiers
    Where in NY are you?
     
  3. Any chance I could talk you into selling me the Mooradian?
     
  4. javelinda

    javelinda Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2009
    Brooklyn, NY
    Brooklyn!
     
  5. javelinda

    javelinda Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2009
    Brooklyn, NY
    Hi! Likely not, I’d like to sell the bass and bag together, but if someone doesn’t need the bag I’ll let you know!
     
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