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For Sale Kolstein Luigi Chiericato Copy 7/8ths Bass

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by 1CleverGorilla, Apr 29, 2019.


  1. 1CleverGorilla

    1CleverGorilla Supporting Member

    Apr 25, 2019
    Price:
    $12000-$14000
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Kolstein “Luigi Chiericato” Copy Bass Violin
    7/8 Size, Violin Cornered, Round Back
    Made in Baldwin, New York c. 2003

    Top table is a two-piece plate of slab-cut fir
    Back table is a two-piece plate of slab-cut English black poplar with an ebony half moon inlay at the neck block button
    Ribs of matching poplar to that of the back table
    Scroll and neck are original of slab-cut poplar
    Individual Rococo brass tuning gears
    Varnish is antiqued deep reddish brown with amber hues
    Deep, lush projecting sound; extremely even in all registers. A fine professional bass violin with impressive tonal qualities for both Jazz and Orchestral use.
    Excellent condition
    Overall body length: 44 3/4 in.
    Width at the upper bout: 19 1/4 in.
    Width at the center bout: 14 3/8 in.
    Width at the lower bout: 26 3/8 in.
    Mensure (string length): 41 in.
     

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  2. edwardbass

    edwardbass Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2005
    Dublin, Ireland
    Hi, are there any sound clips? I'm in the market for another bass & this has caught my eye. Cheers
     
  3. If only this beauty was in Europe...
     
  4. 1CleverGorilla

    1CleverGorilla Supporting Member

    Apr 25, 2019
    No I'm sorry I don't have any samples of the sound. I'm from Philadelphia and the bass is currently on consignment in New York at the original seller.
     
  5. Jon Stefaniak

    Jon Stefaniak Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2000
    Tokyo, Japan

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