1963 Pollman small 7/8 carved back 5 string

This gorgeous 5 string Pollman from 1963 has the choicest woods and special carving that really set it apart from the rest of the field. Lovely even grain spruce top with very bold winter grain lines. Spectacular flame figured Maple back, sides, and neck. Nickel plated single unit inlaid french style tuners. Top grade ebony… Continue reading 1963 Pollman small 7/8 carved back 5 string

2003 Barrie Kolstein Lorenzo Carcassi model

This great orchestral doublebass was made by Barrie Kolstein for exhibition at the 2003 ISB convention in Richmond, VA. The consigning owner recently moved to the east cost and very reluctantly leaves this bass behind. Willow back and sides, Slab cut Fir two piece top, Flatback, Maple neck with large italianate scroll, Heavy brass single… Continue reading 2003 Barrie Kolstein Lorenzo Carcassi model