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SOLD Carved Romanian 3/4 Upright Bass (1980s)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by TheDellow, Apr 30, 2022.

  1. TheDellow

    TheDellow The Recovering Guitarist Supporting Member

    May 19, 2021
    Price:
    2000
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    California
    An excellent, fully carved upright bass for a great price. Made in Romania by Mathias Thoma. 3/4 size, violin corners, flatback, all ebony fittings, inlayed purfling front and back, adjustable bridge. A beautiful medium shade finish and an even, tight grain pattern on the spruce top.

    This bass has an open, rich voice both arco and pizzicato—and will be well suited for the advancing instrumentalist in any genre. There is a focus in the tone that only a carved instrument can offer and a broad dynamic palette to utilize. A beautiful, cello-like appearance in the shoulders and lower bout shape, and a comfortable medium neck size. Full measurements below.

    —Measurements—
    String Length: 42”
    Bridge Height: 6”
    Overstand: 1.25”
    Rib Depth (neck joint): 7.5”
    Rib Depth (upper bout): 8.25”
    Rib Depth (lower bout): 8.5”
    Upper Bout: 20.5”
    Lower Bout: 26.5”

    $2,000
    With bag and bass

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  2. crla68

    crla68

    Jun 13, 2006
    Where exactly are you located? City?
     
  3. Tyler Honsel

    Tyler Honsel Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2020
    Where are you in CA. I’m in LA
     
  4. LuisG75

    LuisG75

    May 13, 2022
    Hi! I'm in LA and am very interested in checking this bass out for my daughter. How can I private message you about it?