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Geiger bass

Discussion in 'Basses [DB]' started by hotdbass, Apr 21, 2005.

  1. Anyone familiar with Voight and Geiger basses. I have a lead on one in LA but have not heard of the maker(s) before. Its my understanding they were German made and early 1900's Apparently Leroy Geiger has wrtitten a book on Violin making as well. Any information would be appreciated.
  2. Louis90403


    Jul 26, 2002

    Oh the one that Gary Stein has in his shop??? That one sounds pretty nice i know... Well, Barrie Kolstein used to have another Geiger bass on his website several years ago from 1920's or 1930's, sold right away, but I thought both of them were Chicago made. Another thing you should know before buying the Geiger is that it has really thin body, not like a pancake though, that the tone does not goes to the distance compared with the one from the larger bodies, IMHO.