1920 German 3/4 flatback

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IMG_1841 IMG_1842 IMG_1843 IMG_1844 IMG_1845 IMG_1846 IMG_1847 IMG_1848 IMG_1849 IMG_1850 IMG_1851 IMG_1852 IMG_1853 IMG_1854 IMG_1855 IMG_1856This great sounding 1920 German 3/4 flatback has had some recent procedures that have changed it from a fairly ordinary instrument into an outstanding example of this kind of light weight prewar bass. Maple back, sides, and neck, Even medium grain spruce top, Single unit hat peg tuners, Ebony nut, fingerboard, tailpiece, and tailpiece saddle, German aluminum pin endpin, Aubert De Luxe bridge with adjusters added, light orange-brown oil varnish finish. Dimensions are: Top length 42 3/4″, Upper bout width 19 5/8, Middle bout width 13 7/8″, Lower bout width 26 1/8″, Depth at tail 8″, Depth at upper bout corner 8″, Depth at neck 6″, String length 42 5/8″. Recent operations to improve the function of this bass include a top degradation, Maple wedge to increase effective neck angle, New african ebony fingerboard, and a new bridge and setup. This bass has a large, projective voice that performs quite well in jazz or orchestral settings. An exceptional bass of this type. With cover.

Price: $8,500