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For Sale Late 19th Century German Large 3/4 or 7/8

Discussion in 'For Sale: Double Basses' started by iamthebassplayr, May 7, 2018.


  1. iamthebassplayr

    iamthebassplayr Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    Sacramento, CA
    Price:
    12000
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    California
    Bass for sale, North Sacramento.

    German, late 19th century
    Large 3/4 or 7/8 size
    110 cm string length (could be shortened, as it has an Eb neck)
    Upper Bout 53 cm
    Middle Bouts 37.5 cm
    Lower Bout 64.5 cm
    Rib Depth 20.3 cm

    Round Back
    Gold Varnish, needs some cosmetic work.

    Used to be played in the LA Phil about 60 years ago. Huge, warm sound. Great potential.

    Asking price is $12k

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    Last edited: May 16, 2018
  2. basshag

    basshag

    Oct 17, 2001
    Santa Cruz, CA
    Cool bass - can you measure and post the various dimensions?
     
  3. iamthebassplayr

    iamthebassplayr Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    Sacramento, CA
    Let me work on it and I'll get them posted-- thanks!
     
  4. iamthebassplayr

    iamthebassplayr Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    Sacramento, CA
    More (and more accurate) measurements posted from an appraisal from years ago by Tom Metzler in LA.
     

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