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Seller: Geoffrey Morrow, Yonkers, NY
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Asking Price: $8,600.00 Firm
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 1930s
Papers: No
String Length: 42
Maker / Nationality: German
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: Low C Extension
Shape: Gamba Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: Very good condition, only a few old top cracks all well repaired and solid - recently examined by top bass luthier. Has custom fingered 'C' extension and Sloan tuners. Lovely, even, very open, projecting sound. Easy to play with excellent access to upper register. UB-19 3/4", LB-25 1/4", Ribs-6 3/8" at top to 8 3/4" at bottom.
Other basses and bows available at bassgarden.net
CODE: 20191031

Geoffrey Morrow, Yonkers, NY
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Seller: Lawrence Shneider, Northbrook (Chicago), Illinois
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Asking Price: $9,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 3/4
Date Made: Circa 1830, unlabeled
Papers: Yes
String Length: 105cm 41
Maker / Nationality: German
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Flat Back
Additional Description: Nice sound for both orchestral and jazz. German origin circa 1830. Belly is of pine. Two piece back is of plain maple with no purfling. Ribs and scroll are of plain maple. Neck is of birdsye maple. Tuning gears added later: brass 1/2 plate of French origin. Adjustable bridge: pernambuco. The bass is in good and healthy condition.
Mooradian Standard bag and bass stand included.
Length 109cm
Rib depth 20cm
String length 105cm
Upper bout 50.8cm
Middle bout 35.5cm
Lower bout 64.1cm
CODE: 20191025

Lawrence Shneider, Northbrook (Chicago), Illinois
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Seller: Sergei Zhukowsky, Toronto, Canada
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Asking Price: $25,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 2002
Papers: Yes
String Length: 1023 mm or 40 1/4
Maker / Nationality: Hungarian
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: A fine Hungarian double bass, labelled “Castello Della Musa”, made for Music Messe, Budapest anno 2002 after Giovanni Paolo Maggini, ¾ size.
The back is formed from two pieces maple, showing attractive medium width flames slightly descending from centre joint. The ribs are of matching maple, neck and scroll of maple with less regular broader flames. The top is of spruce having fairly even medium width grains, broadening toward the edges. Varnish is a medium orange brown colour on lighter ground, slightly old imitated.
The instrument is in fine condition.
Length: 1115 mm. Width, upper bouts: 502 mm. Middle bouts: 362 mm. Lower bouts: 660 mm.
String length: 1023 mm or 40 ¼”

CODE: 20191001

Sergei Zhukowsky, Toronto, Canada
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Seller: Derrick Englert, Richmond, VA
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Asking Price: $7,000.00 Or Best Offer
Size: 7/8
Date Made: 2006
Papers: Yes
String Length: 42.25
Maker / Nationality: Kolstien's Baldwin, NY/Romania
Performing Capacity: Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Flat Back
Additional Description: I am thinning the herd. I bought this Kolstien Fendt from Mike Shank new in 2007. It is in great shape. It shows some light signs of use. It has no cracks or repairs. Local pick-up only or buyer pays actual shipping and packing costs. Sound: Dark and projects well.

Top: Spruce
Back and Sides: Willow
Neck and Scroll: Maple
Comes with Mooradian Standard Double Bass Bag 3/4 Black. I know it's 3/4, but it fits this bass more securely.




CODE: 20190102

Derrick Englert, Richmond, VA
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Seller: Rose Gear, Seattle, WA
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Asking Price: $6,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 3/4
Papers: Yes
String Length: 42
Maker / Nationality: German
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners
Additional Description: Fully carved bass made in the 1950s. The label inside reads "Made in West Germany."
This bass comes with a Fishman Full Circle pickup installed into adjustable bridge with a 1/4" jack mounted to tailpiece. Mooradian Standard Double Bass Bag included.

CODE: 20190730

Rose Gear, Seattle, WA
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Seller: Julianne Russell, West Newton, MA
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Asking Price: $38,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 1990
Papers: Yes
String Length: 41 5/8
Maker / Nationality: American, Jon van Kouwenhoven
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: Low C Extension
Shape: Violin Corners, Large Shoulders, Carved Back
Additional Description: Known audition winner! This is a one of a kind bass made by famed luthier Jon van Kouwenhoven of CT. Removable C extension and all set up and maintenance done by Jed Kriegel. Warm and deep tone and very responsive, solo fingerboard, one piece poplar back, poplar sides and spruce top. This bass has won me many auditions and gigs over the years.
CODE: 20190825

Julianne Russell, West Newton, MA
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Seller: John McCracken, Victoria, BC, Canada
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Asking Price: $19,195.00 Negotiable
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 1939
Papers: No
String Length: 41 3/4
Maker / Nationality: Collin-Mezin France
String Setup: 4-String
Additional Description: Instrument is sound with superficial blemishes. I inherited this from family and I am not knowledgeable about basses. Click here to view the Appraisal Note.
CODE: 20190605

John McCracken, Victoria, BC, Canada
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Seller: Paula Fleming, Dallas, TX
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Asking Price: $48,000.00 Negotiable
Size: full
Date Made: 1834
Papers: No
String Length: 43
Maker / Nationality: American
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Gamba Corners
Additional Description: Abraham Prescott bass made in 1834 in Concord, New Hampshire. Has the original label, beautiful instrument with a huge sound played in the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for several years. The bass is now located at the Guarneri House in Michigan.
CODE: 20190426

Paula Fleming, Dallas, TX
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Seller: Kim Plewniak, Spokane, WA
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Asking Price: $33,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 7/8
Date Made: Late 19th Century
Papers: No
String Length: 42
Maker / Nationality: Thibouville Lamy
Performing Capacity: Orchestral, Chamber
String Setup: Low C Extension
Shape: Gamba Corners, Large Shoulders, Flat Back
Additional Description: A great orchestral instrument that has a beautiful deep and clear tone that projects fully to the back of the hall. The measurements are: Overall height 73.5", Body height 45.25", Upper bout 21.75", Lower bout 26.75". This bass is in fantastic shape and has a big, booming sound that has served me well in my orchestral work for many years. More pictures upon request.
CODE: 20190501

Kim Plewniak, Spokane, WA
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Seller: Thomas White, Cleveland Heights, OH
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Asking Price: $24,000.00 Firm
Size: 7/8
Date Made: 2012
Papers: Yes
String Length: 41 5/16
Maker / Nationality: Seth Kimmel / American
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: Low C Extension
Shape: Gamba Corners
Additional Description: Seth Kimmel’s Gamba model, with back and sides of walnut and an Engelmenn Spruce top. This is a great bass by a fantastic maker! The bass is incredibly easy to play due to its small sloping shoulders. It is responsive and even all over, with a clear projecting tone. This bass is incredibly articulate and packs plenty of punch to provide clarity in a big space while still keeping a big, beautiful sound.
CODE: 20190627

Thomas White, Cleveland Heights, OH
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Seller: Eliot Porter, Providence, RI
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Asking Price: $40,000.00 Negotiable
Size: Full?
Date Made: 1844
Papers: No
String Length: 42.5
Maker / Nationality: American
Performing Capacity: Orchestral, Jazz
String Setup: Low b
Shape: Gamba Corners, Flat Back
Additional Description: Huge sound, high arching, speaks quickly and easily.
Label: Made in Chester NH 1844, by Moses A. Tewksbury
Clone of Prescott gamba model: giant, strong scroll, joined f-holes.(Tewksbury worked in his shop)
42 1/2" SL
Overall, 77"
UB 22 LB 28 body length 48
Ribs are 7” at neck, just under 9" at deepest part of UB, and 9" at LB
Restored in 2011
, strung with original Flexes
CODE: 20190409

Eliot Porter, Providence, RI
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Seller: Biase & Fantoni Rare Violins
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Asking Price: $0.00 Negotiable
Papers: Yes
Additional Description: Now Available: A large collection of fantastic professional bass violins and bows, all expert certified.

Instruments by:
Juzek, Conia, Toenniges, Bandini, Antongnazzi, Forster, Derazey, Gagliano, Amati, Ruggeri and more.

Bows by:
Hills, Neurnberger, Lotte, Morizot, Fetique, Ouchard, Pfretchner, Sartory and others.

View this collection of originals by their makers, not copies, in New York City.
Biase & Fantoni Violins, Since 1935
Adjacent to Lincoln Center - 212-840-8373
CODE: 20190405

Biase & Fantoni Rare Violins
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Seller: Glenn Bering, Ann Arbor, MI
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Asking Price: $14,900.00 Firm
Size: 7/8
Date Made: 1978
Papers: No
String Length: 41.5
Maker / Nationality: Gunter Krahmer/Pollman
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Large Shoulders, Carved Back
Additional Description: Made by Gunter Krahmer of the Pollman family styled after Maggini. Body length 44.75" with rib width just under 9.5" Comfortable string length of 41.5". Projects evenly across range. Carved back and sides highly flamed. Top has “bear claws”. Premium endpin, rosewood tailpiece, high saddle, ultra thin violin corners, double purfling. Cushy soft case. Kolstein’s label partially pasted over Krahmer’s. Superb condition.
CODE: 20190325

Glenn Bering, Ann Arbor, MI
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Seller: Orlando le Fleming, Brooklyn, NY
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Asking Price: $25,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 7/8
Date Made: 1895
Papers: No
String Length: 42 inches
Maker / Nationality: Hawkes & Son
Performing Capacity: Orchestral, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: Beautiful low end. Has been used primarily for jazz and is featured on many recordings. Fingerboard by Bruno Destrez. Good condition, in need of very minor cosmetics.

CODE: 20190302

Orlando le Fleming, Brooklyn, NY
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Seller: Barbara Olson, Geneva, IL
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Asking Price: $6,000.00 Firm
Size: 7/8
Date Made: 1920
Papers: Yes
Maker / Nationality: Herold Jaeger/Reproduction
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Additional Description: Beautiful mixture of hardwoods.
Professionally appraised.
CODE: 20190227

Barbara Olson, Geneva, IL
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Seller: Quantum Bass
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Asking Price: $17,999.00 Firm
Size: 7/8
Date Made: 1970's
Papers: No
String Length: 41
Maker / Nationality: Pollman, German
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Gamba Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: Pollmann Imperator Bass in very good condition! Very large lower bout and large sound to match. Nicely flamed, carved, decorated exterior linings, button, and front corners. From the estate of Allan Rogers, long-time jazz player/recording artist. Old crack repairs have recently been revised. Brand-new Bobelock case. Click here for more information.
CODE: 20190223

Quantum Bass
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Seller: Edward Francis-Smith, Philadelphia, PA
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Asking Price: $3,600.00 Negotiable
Papers: No
Maker / Nationality: Reid Hudson Bow
Performing Capacity: Orchestral
Additional Description: Reid Hudson bow, recent rehair. 142g. Can be shipped if required.
CODE: 20190215

Edward Francis-Smith, Philadelphia, PA
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Seller: Karyn Quinn, La Crosse, WI
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Asking Price: $17,500.00 Negotiable
Size: 7/8
Date Made: 1930
Papers: No
String Length: 42.5
Maker / Nationality: Otto Ruebner
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Gamba Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: This bass is in very good condition with big warm sound and good response. The upper bout sloping shoulders make it easy to play in the upper positions.
Measurements: Upper Bout: 18 in.; C Bout: 14 in.; Lower Bout: 26 in. ;Rib Depth:7-8 in. Eb Neck, Width at nut: 1.7 in. Scroll to Shoulder: 29 in. Extended fingerboard for solo work. Mooradian custom case included in price.

CODE: 20190219

Karyn Quinn, La Crosse, WI
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Seller: Dylan Stroud, Marietta, GA
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Asking Price: $4,600.00 Negotiable
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 2008
Papers: Yes
String Length: 41.25
Maker / Nationality: Andreas Eastman
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: Excellent condition, high praise from local luthiers and members of the Atlanta Symphony.
I played on this bass from 2008-2014 but I now have to part ways with it. During that time I won all of my college (Juilliard, BU, IU, NEC, & others) and summer festival auditions on it. It's a comfortable size, easy to navigate, and draws an even tone. This would be a great bass for a student or jazz player.

3/4 Mooradian standard case included

This bass is in Atlanta, GA
CODE: 20190120

Dylan Stroud, Marietta, GA
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Seller: Anders Rove, Oslo, Norway
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Asking Price: $9,900.00 Or Best Offer
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 2013
Papers: Yes
String Length: 39,5
Maker / Nationality: Bob Spear - Samuel Shen
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: Violin-shaped with thin ribs.
Brilliant, balanced sound with fast response.
CODE: 20190112

Anders Rove, Oslo, Norway
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Seller: David Stone, Huntington Beach, CA
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Asking Price: $34,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 7/8
Date Made: 1948 #38
Papers: Yes
String Length: 42 1/4
Maker / Nationality: Paul Toenniges
Performing Capacity: Orchestral, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: Very good condition...beautiful bass
CODE: 20181229

David Stone, Huntington Beach, CA
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Seller: David Stone, Huntington Beach, CA
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Asking Price: $24,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 7/8
Papers: No
String Length: 41 1/2
Maker / Nationality: Possible old German
Performing Capacity: Orchestral
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: Beautiful Old possible German bass...great condition...Huge sound...
CODE: 20181229

David Stone, Huntington Beach, CA
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Seller: David Stone, Huntington Beach, CA
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Asking Price: $17,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 7/8
Date Made: circa 1900
Papers: No
String Length: 43 1/2
Maker / Nationality: Czech
Performing Capacity: Orchestral, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Gamba Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: Great sounding arco and pizz...Huge sound...
CODE: 20181229

David Stone, Huntington Beach, CA
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Seller: Benjamin Joella, BREWSTER, NY
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Asking Price: $30,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 1739
Papers: No
String Length: 41.5
Maker / Nationality: Francesco Zani - Reggio Italy
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Carved Back
Additional Description: Regrettably, I am parting with my personal instrument that helped me to win two professional orchestra auditions during the time that I was actively auditioning. The bass has your typical lush, spreading, complex Italian tone and is incredibly easy to play as well. It doesn't fight you anywhere on the bass.

The bass is a composite Italian instrument. By composite I mean that the top, back, and scroll are clearly 18th Century Italian. The neck and sides are of a later era. The bass is labeled Francesco Zani 1739. That date is consistent with details about Francesco Zani posted on the auction site Cremonae and shown in the attached image.

The bass has fresh varnish and a new fingerboard. It features a removable neck system and is being sold with a deluxe Mooradian bag and flight case. Basically it is ready to hit the audition trail if that is your aim. It is a perfect fit in a professional section and has a tone that is comparable with any other fine instrument. Additionally, the bass has a beautiful solo and chamber tone.

I am selling the bass to fund other projects, so unfortunately I cannot consider trades.

Thanks,
Ben
CODE: 20181220

Benjamin Joella, BREWSTER, NY
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Seller: Mr. Eustis Guillemet Jr., New Orleans, LA
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Asking Price: $30,000.00 Firm
Size: 7/8
Date Made: 1834
Papers: Yes
Maker / Nationality: Thumhardt, German
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Large Shoulders
Additional Description: Labeled Stephan Thumhardt 1834, two piece maple back well flamed, maple neck & sides of moderate flame. Spruce top even grain, red brown varnish. Bass is in good playing condition.
CODE: 20181211

Mr. Eustis Guillemet Jr., New Orleans, LA
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Seller: Anna Doak, Seattle, WA
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Asking Price: $80,000.00 Firm
Date Made: 1820
Papers: Yes
String Length: 42 5/8
Maker / Nationality: Thomas Kennedy
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners, Flat Back
Additional Description: Label reads: Made in London, 1820 by Thomas Kennedy
Specially imported and adjusted by ||||

The bass is stamped under the button “W. Howarth”

Nationality: English

Upper Bouts: 21"
Lower Bouts: 26 1/2"
Body Length: 45"
Rib Depth: 6 1/2" - 9 1/2"

Two-piece flat back of broad grain maple with medium curl running perpendicular to the center joint. The ribs are of medium grain maple with medium-narrow curl. The scroll and peg-box are of plain grain maple with curly maple neck-graft. The table (top) is two-piece spruce of medium grain, which becomes flat sawn in the mid-point between the center seam and the edges of the bouts. The lower bouts are winged to make up the width. Varnish is a reddish brown color over a yellow ground.
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CODE: 20181211

Anna Doak, Seattle, WA
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Seller: Alexander Bickard, New York, NY
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Asking Price: $20,000.00 Negotiable
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 2000
Papers: Yes
String Length: 41.5
Maker / Nationality: Pollman- Mittenwald, Germany
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: Low C Extension
Shape: Gamba Corners
Additional Description: Pollman bass made by Michael Krahmer, phenomenal solo bass that easily cuts over an orchestra, but also very capable in chamber and orchestral settings. This bass has won me both solo competitions and orchestra jobs. In excellent condition with beautiful, projecting tone that is extremely easy to get around and play.
CODE: 20181129

Alexander Bickard, New York, NY
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Seller: Michael Castagner
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Asking Price: $15,000.00 
Size: 7/8
Date Made: ca 1875
Papers: Yes
Maker / Nationality: German (Tyrol)
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Gamba Corners, Flat Back
Additional Description: Beautiful double bass, 7/8 size made in Tyrol (Germany) circa 1875. It has a great woody sound that is ideal for jazz playing. Due to the angle of the fingerboard and the scroll, it cannot accept an extension. Top is medium grained spruce. The flat back is made from flamed maple wood of light curl. The varnish is of golden brown color. Well restored, authentic and excellent condition.
CODE: 30000101

Michael Castagner
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Seller: Robert Slack, Costa Mesa, CA
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Asking Price: $11,500.00 
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 1910
Papers: No
String Length: 43
Maker / Nationality: German made 'Morelli
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Shape: Violin Corners
Additional Description: Nice Carved early 20th Century German Made Bass. Huge, Full Sound. No Major Condition issues. Presently set up for a Jazz Player. Nice Maple Back. Seller is on West Coast. Seller is open to reasonable offers.
CODE: 30000101

Robert Slack, Costa Mesa, CA
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Seller: Stephen Tramontozzi, San Francisco
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Asking Price: $68,000.00 
Date Made: 1920
Papers: No
String Length: 41.5 inches, 108 cm
Maker / Nationality: Italian
Performing Capacity: Orchestral
String Setup: 4-String
Additional Description: Labeled Giovanni Leoni, Parma, 1920. Beautiful bass in excellent condition. Original neck. Ribs and back of highly figured Lombardian poplar. Huge sound. Quick and flexible response. First class instrument
CODE: 30000101

Stephen Tramontozzi, San Francisco

Seller: Robert Evans, Durango Colorado
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Asking Price: $4,000.00 
Size: 3/4
Date Made: 1963
Papers: Yes
String Length: 41 Inches
Maker / Nationality: Kay, American
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
String Setup: 4-String
Additional Description: This Kay has received the benefit of extensive luthier work, which is reflected in its price. Work done by the Gage shop in NYC and Canyon Music Woodworks in southwest Colorado. The neck has been off (though never broken!) and reset twice, eliminating all of the dreck that is usually in Kay neck joints. The fingerboard is excellent ebony, properly dressed, and the bridge is a best quality Aubert. Pecanic tailpiece. I have never seen another Kay of this age in this condition. Used at home only for the past 15 years; possibly gigged in New Orleans a long time ago. Obligatos are on it now.
CODE: 30000101

Robert Evans, Durango Colorado
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Seller: Olivier Rabbath, Brooklyn NY
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Asking Price: $4,900.00 
Papers: No
Maker / Nationality: USA
Performing Capacity: Solo, Orchestral, Chamber, Jazz
Additional Description: Not Francois but his son, Olivier Rabbath, has designed this new DOUBLE BASS FLIGHT CASE weighing only 35 lb(15.87kg) and made of kevlar and carbon for strength and durability. Inside, Rabbath has developed a unique "suspender" system that cradles the instrument five inches from the walls of the case. Click here for purchasing information!
CODE: 30000101

Olivier Rabbath, Brooklyn NY

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