1980s Romanian 3/4 flatback


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This easy playing consignment 1980s Romanian 3/4 flatback bass comes from the estate of a musical friend. Labeled with the Lewis & Sons brand name, “Klengel” model. The bass is clean and healthy, gig ready with an Underwood pickup. Carpathian spruce top, Maple back, sides, and neck, Chrome plated Rubner halfplate tuners, Ebony nut, fingerboard, and tailpiece saddle, German adjustable 10 mm endpin, Maple bridge with added adjusters, Wittner tailpiece, Lacquer finish, strung with D’Addario helicore hybrid strings. Dimensions are: Top length 42″, Upper bout width 20 1/4″, Middle bout 13 3/4″, Lower bout 25 3/8″, Depth at tail 8 1/4″, Depth at upper bout corner 7 1/2″, Depth at neck 6 3/8″, String length 41″. Repaired top crack from music stand impact. This easy playing bass responds with a strong even voice to bow or fingers. A very nice student or gig bass. With cover.

Price: $2,250