1938 Juzek Strad model 3/4 carved back

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This consignment 1938 Strad model bass (#301) has some older repairs and some recent procedures that have brought it up to professional jazz playing standards for those looking for a lush-voiced old school tone. Characterisitic of the Wilfer made Juzeks, this bass has well conceived outlines, dimensions, and execution F-hole, purling, and other decorative features. Fine grain European spruce top, Flame figured European maple back, sides, and neck, Halfplate brass tuners, Ebony nut, fingerboard, tailpiece, and tailpiece saddle, German 10 mm steel rod endpin, New Aubert bridge. Yamahiko pickup, Spirocore orchestra gauge strings. Dimesnsions are: Top length 42 1/2″, Upper bout width 19 3/4″, Middle bout width 14 3/4″, Lower bout width 25 1/2″, Depth at tail 8 1/4″, Depth at upper bout corner 8 1/4″, Depth at neck 6 7/8″, String length 41 3/4″, Bridge height 6 7/8″. This bass responds in a jazz setting with a lush, dark tone that would be perfect for a 1950s-60s style small group setting. The original stiffer feeling longer string length has been shortened with the recent neck reset. The new string length contributes to the easy feel and relaxed voice of the top. With cover.

Price: $13,500