1985 R. Becker Hybrid 3/4

This clean and well cared for, this mid-1980s R. Becker (Romanian) hybrid 3/4 has a solid feel and a crisp, even voice. The orange-amber finish shows the clear figure grain of the top, which is wider in the center and fine in width from the F-holes to the edges. Chrome halfplate Rubner tuners, thick african ebony fingerboard, ebony tailpiece, 12 mm steel rod endpin, healthy bridge with added adjusters. Plain figure maple neck and laminated maple back and sides. Lacquer finish. Dimensions are: Top length 41 7/8″, Upper bout width 20 1/4″, Middle bout width 13 3/4″, Lower bout width 25 1/2″, Depth at neck 6 3/4″, Depth at upper bout bend 7 1/2″, Depth at tail 8 3/8″, String length 40 1/2″. Used for years as a strictly arco instrument, this bass would also make a fine gig bass for pizz playing. Strung with Evah Pirazzi strings, which add a balancing warmth to the tone. With cover.

Price: Sold