ca. 1925 Italian 1/2 size flatback solo bass

An expressive small bass, completely restored about 20 years ago in Milan, Italy. Maple back and sides, Fine grain spruce top with especially beautifully cut F-holes, Maple neck graft, Original open back scroll, Brass single unit tuners, Ebony nut, fingerboard, tailpiece, and tailpiece saddle, Maple bridge with ebony adjusters, Steel rod endpin, Dark red-brown varnish. Dimensions are: Top length 38 1/2″, Upper bout width 19 1/8, Middle bout width 12 5/8″, Lower bout width 24 1/2″, Depth at neck 6 5/8″, Depth at upper bout 6 3/4″, Depth at tail 6 3/4″, String length 36 5/8″. Played nearly daily since the restoration, the voice has a mature, expressive quality. A wonderful solo arco bass. With cover.

Price: $14,950