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1800s Czech Flat Back Double Bass

$15,000.00

This Tyrolean 3/4 Flat Back Upright Bass is of German or Czech origin, circa the mid-1800s. We affectionately call the bass “Gramps” and have put many hours into a perfect restoration. Every Jazz Player can enjoy this bass, or it can be converted to classical very easily.

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This Tyrolean 3/4 Flat Back Upright Bass is of German or Czech origin, circa the mid-1800s. We affectionately call the bass “Gramps” and have put many hours into a perfect restoration. Every Jazz Player can enjoy this bass, or it can be converted to classical very easily.
1) Circa 1880
2) VSL (Vibrating String Length): 107cm

3) Eb Neck (3/4 bass)

4) Spirocore S42 Medium Strings
5) New Harmony End Pin (Not in Video)
6) Ebony Tailpiece (Not in Video)
7) Original Peg Machine Heads
8) Action: 5 mm on G, 7.5 mm on E (At base of fingerboard- clearance between string and wood) and soon to have adjusters installed on the bridge.
9) (as described by Bass Luthier: Traeger)
10) Restoration: Re-glued/Repaired Cracks, Cleats, Blocks, Back Braces, & also changed New Ebony Fingerboard/Tailpiece/Nut and more. (Original fingerboard and tailpiece have been saved)
11) Full Circle Pickup currently installed, may or may not be on the bass at the time of sale. (Please message us directly to inquire on specific set up if you’re interested in purchasing this).

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1800s Czech Flat Back Double Bass

1800s Czech Flat Back Double Bass