Beautiful flatback 7/8 bass from Pre-WWI era. It’s of European
descent, in excellent restoration condition now.
7/8 Old German Flatback double-bass
Wooden peg style tuning machines
European spruce table
European Maple Flat back, ribs and neck
Jazz-orchestra hybrid strings
Restored by Hammond Ashley 2002 (Serial HA SB 1032)
Appraisal of Value is $8000 (have documentation from Hammond Ashley)
History: I bought this bass from Hammond Ashley 10 years ago. They had
installed a new neck at the time, and about two years later I spent $1800
on repairs on the back. I played it for years, but not playing
anymore. Hate to sell it!, but need the $$ This bass has an AMAZING sound for jazz musicians, also has a great orchestral tone as well.
In addition to the bass, I’m Including:
–a bow holder that is on the bass
–black softcase gig bag
–wheel help transport the bass
–1/4″ pickup already installed on the bass (great for recording and live gigs!)
The value of these items totals $350!
Serious inquires only please.