1955 American Standard


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This 1955 American Standard well represents what we like about our favorite vintage American plywood bass model. The voice is large and rich and the recently refined setup has made for easy playability with a new ebony nut, fingerboard planing, and new bridge with adjusters. Maple plywood top, back, and sides, Maple neck, Original tuners with one tuning handle replacement with a metal washer, Replacement ebony nut, South American rosewood fingerboard, Ebonized white wood tailpiece, Rosewood tailpiece saddle, New German bridge with adjusters, Gotz aluminum endpin, Lacquer finish, strung with Evah Pirazzi weigh strings. Dimensions are: Top length 43″, Upper bout width 21″, Middle bout width 15 1/4″, Lower bout width 25 7/8″, Depth at neck 6 1/2″, Depth at upper bout corner 7 3/4″, Depth at tail 8″, String length 43 1/2″. Used for many decades as a school orchestral bass. The unbroken neck was regaled to the do retail joint years ago. Very easy to play with Evah Pirazzi weich strings, this bass has a strong and rich voice. A fine performance pizz bass. With cover.

Price: $2,850