1928 Karel Vysoky 7/8 carved back with C extension

This 1928 Karel Vysoky 7/8 carved back (originally distributed by E.U. Wurlitzer of Boston) is a very nice orchestral instrument, now fitted with a Lisa Gass C extension. The spruce top has very beautiful fine and straight grain. The plain figure maple back, sides, and neck are in fine condition. Used as a 5 string for a while, the fifth tuner remains installed and is rattle-free. There are several repaired top cracks, which are shown in the photo set. Leather bumpers installed on the treble side. Dimensions are: Top length 44 1/2″, Upper bout width 21″, Middle bout width 14 5/8″, Lower bout width 27 3/8″, Depth at neck 7 3/4″, Depth at upper bout corner 8 5/8″, Depth at tail 8 3/4″, String length 42 1/2″. This bass is very responsive and expressive, with a complex and penetrating voice. With Mooradian cover.

Price: $15,000