Old German 7/8 Double Bass C Extension

$18,000.00 inc GST

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Old German 7/8 Double Bass (looking for a kind caring owner)

This instrument has had a long but abusive life. When it arrived in our workshop for a full restoration it was held together with wood screws and nails and with many body scars – but even then it sounded  good. It was a complete pull-apart restoration, that required over 300 hours work.

In its new fully-restored life, we have added a raised saddle to ease the top tension, a C extension for the powerful bottom end and a false nut to make it a D neck and a 107cm stop.

Upper bout 540mm
Lower bout 675mm
C bout 390mm
Rib depth 220mm
Length of back 1115mm
String length 1070mm