1920s German 3/4 carved back


IMG_0557 IMG_0558 IMG_0559 IMG_0560 IMG_0561 IMG_0562 IMG_0563 IMG_0564 IMG_0565 IMG_0566 IMG_0567 IMG_0568 IMG_0569 IMG_0570 IMG_0571This 1920s German 3/4 carved back bass has been successfully used for several years by the previous owner in both jazz and arco settings. It has a strong and colorful response when played arco. Medium to fine grain spruce top, Mildly flame figured maple back, sides, and neck, Rubner single unit hat peg tuners with ebony posts, Hill style ebony tailpiece, Aluminum pin german endpin, Recently installed ebony fingerboard, Aubert Luxe bridge without adjusters (height 6 7/8″), Recently overhauled with a neck rest and a top-off restoration for crack repairs and other interior work. Dimensions are: Top length 43″, Upper bout width 19 5/8″, Middle bout width 25 1/2″, Depth at tail 8 1/4″, Depth at upper bout corner 7 7/8″, Depth at neck 6 5/8″, String length 42 3/4″. Robust and colorful voice with a penetrating presence in orchestral settings. With cover.

Price: SOLD