1949 American Standard with upgrades

1949 American Standard with upgrades

This consignment 1949 American Standard is a great performance plywood bass with several upgrades that include: Neck reset, Ebony nut and fingerboard, Dresden bridge with added adjusters, Wittner tailpiece, and ULSA aluminum rod adjustable endpins. The original tuning machines were made in the H.N. White horn factory. Lacquer finish. Mixed set of Spirocore Orchestra gauge… Continue reading 1949 American Standard with upgrades

2007 Christopher DB304T large 3/4 busetto hybrid

2007 Christopher DB304T large 3/4 busetto hybrid

This 2007 was used by an adult student to learn orchestral playing with a good local teacher. The only outside travel was to the lessons and back home. Solid spruce top, Maple back, sides, and neck. Gold plated halfplate tuning machines, Ebony nut, fingerboard, and tailpiece saddle, Ebonized tailpiece, Despiau bridge fitted with adjusters, 10… Continue reading 2007 Christopher DB304T large 3/4 busetto hybrid

New Century Strings 1/4 size hybrid bass with bow

New Century Strings 1/4 size hybrid bass with bow

This Century Strings 1/4 size bass outfit comes with a nice cover and bow. The top is a beautiful set of spruce, the back and sides are laminated figured maple, and the neck is un figured maple. Gold hapolate tuning machines, Ebony nut, fingerboard, and tailpiece saddle, Ebonized tailpiece, Steel rod adjustable endpin, Maple bridge,… Continue reading New Century Strings 1/4 size hybrid bass with bow

1945 Kay C-1

1945 Kay C-1

____________________________________________________________________ This 1945 Kay C-1 (12374) has been the longtime house instrument of a San Francisco string player who is moving away. This instrument plays easily and feels good with the fuller neck shape and thicker fingerboard stock used. Repairs include: Replaced endpin, tailpiece, and bridge. Reset of neck broken out of the dovetail. The… Continue reading 1945 Kay C-1

New Shen SB 150 hybrid 3/4

This new Shen SB 150 hybrid 3/4 (2020-2-119), with a rich and warm voice, is especially nice as a jazz instrument. Solid spruce top, Laminated back and sides, Maple neck with single unit tuning machines, Ebony nut, fingerboard, and tailpiece saddle, Replacement Aubert bridge with added adjusters, Ebonized tailpiece, 10 mm steel rod endpin, Red-brown… Continue reading New Shen SB 150 hybrid 3/4

New Shen SB 150 hybrid 3/4

New Shen SB 150 hybrid 3/4

This new Shen SB 150 hybrid 3/4 (2019-12-52) is a good example of the kind of versatility that this model can have, performing equally well in jazz or orchestral settings. Spruce top with bold winter grain lines. Laminated maple back and sides. Maple neck with single unit tuning machines, ebony nut and fingerboard. Ebony fingerboard… Continue reading New Shen SB 150 hybrid 3/4

New Custom New Standard Cleveland hybrid

New Custom New Standard Cleveland hybrid

This just completed New Standard Cleveland hybrid model has a custom neck angle that results in a 7 1/8″ bridge height and a custom varnish finish that reminds me of early 1950s Epiphone basses. Set up for pizz playing, this instrument has a very large and forceful voice. ┬áThe solid European spruce top has well-defined… Continue reading New Custom New Standard Cleveland hybrid