This consignment ca. 1930s Czech 3/4 flatback exhibits the liveliness and versatility so often found in these responsive and lightly built instruments. Used most recently in jazz settings, it also has a lovely arco voice. Medium grain spruce top, Maple back and sides, Brass single unit tuners, Ebony nut, fingerboard, tailpiece, and tailpiece saddle, Maple bridge with added adjusters, 10 mm steel rod adjustable endpin, Lightly applied oil varnish finish, Currently strung with Spirocore weich strings.
Top length 42 1/2″, Upper bout width 19 7/8″, Middle bout width 14 1/2″, Lower bout width 25 5/8″, Depth at tail 8 1/4″, Depth at upper bout corner 8″, Depth at neck 6 3/4″, String length 41 7/8″.
This very responsive bass represents both the power and strength found in many of the Czech basses of the 1930s and some of the light and nimble response of those instruments built in the 1920s. An especially good value in a fine performance instrument. With cover.