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ca. 1875 French 7/8 carved back

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This ca. 1875 French 7/8 carved back was last purchased in 1952 by an orchestral player who used it in various orchestras until a stroke […]

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2000 customized Kolstein Fendt

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This trade-in customized Kolstein Fendt model is a 7/8 Willow flatback that has had many performance upgrades over the 18 years that the first owner […]

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1995 Jaroslav Lavicka 3/4 flatback

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This consignment 1995 Jaroslav Lavicka 3/4 fatback orchestral bass was built by the czech master luthier at his shop in Luby. Designed for a large […]

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ca. 1895 Eastern European 7/8 flatback

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This consignment ca. 1895 Eastern European 7/8 flatback has been used most recently to play early music and in chamber orchestras. The spruce top is […]

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2000 Special Shen SB 300 7/8 for NAMM show

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This returning custom Shen SB 300 made for the NAMM show is my all-time favorite Shen bass ever in inventory. The spectacular woods were purchased […]

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ca. 1910 Harwood large 3/4 carved back

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This early 20th century “Harwood” model, originally sold through a Chicago area distributor, is a prime example of the fine german shop workmanship and top […]

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ca. 1924 Hawkes Panormo

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The consignment ca. 1924 Hawkes Panormo model (serial number 924) is in very clean and original condition. It responds with a profoundly powerful orchestral voice […]

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New Neolson Italian model violin corner 3/4

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This spectacular instrument was the special find of the January 2015 NAMM Show. Great material, classic design, and fine workmanship make this bass an especially […]

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1820 Joseph Baldantoni 3/4

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This consignment cornerless 1820 Joseph Baldantoni 3/4 bass comes to us restored, set up, and fitted with a C extension by Robertson Violins. Lightly figured […]

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ca. 1922 Hawkes Panormo 7/8 carved back

This recently restored ca. 1922 Hawkes Panormo 7/8 carved back bass lead a long jazz life with regular gigging and teaching play by its last […]