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06 Mar 2015 United Kingdom ‘ROCCA’ copy chamber bass

Quality Hungarian double bass with violin corners. Solid hand-carved spruce with attractive flaming to the maple sides and back, top of the range machine heads, French bridge and ‘solo’ strings fitted. Steeply raked shoulders makes for ease of playing. Dimensions: - Length of body: 43 inches Upper bout: 21½ inches Middle bout: 390 mm (15¾ inches) Lower bout: 680 mm (27¼ inches) Upper Rib depth: (8 inches) Lower Rib depth: (8⅝ inches) String length: (40½ inches)

Price: £5450
Jonathan Palmer
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06 Mar 2015 Norway Dominique Poirson Paris Double Bass Bow

Original very nice without any kind of repair. 73 cm long weight 125 gram.

Price: 1500 Euro
Finn Rønnenkamp
Tel: 0047 93492014
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05 Mar 2015 United Kingdom Contrabass by G Vuillaume

A very fine, rare contrabass by the venerable luthier. Highly resonant and playable, this bass is suited to the soloist or more agile player, having a very refined neck contour and 'gamba' body styling. Valued between £16,000 and 18,000 by Tony Houska (Contrabass UK). Valued at £1400 by Malcolm Healy. Can be viewed in Cheltenham or London.

Price: £7600
John Giblin
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05 Mar 2015 Netherlands For sale A.R.Bultitude bow

For sale a superb Bultitude bow, this is an early example so no fleur de lys etc. Length of stick (without button) 66cm, length of hair 52cm, weight 145 gr. Only selling because I had to make a choice between my Sartory and this bow, but the quality of the Bultitude is very close. Big fat and resonant tone. The bow is currently at Hietbrink bow makers , Arnhem the netherlands you can contact him for further info at; hgtehietbrink at gmail dot com. Price €5000, about 3650GB pounds,5550USD

Price: €5000
peter rikkers
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05 Mar 2015 Netherlands For sale Roger Lotte bow

For sale very nice Roger Lotte bow in very good condition. Length of stick (without button) 65,5 cm , length of hair 51 cm , weight 131 gr. A classic and refined french bow. The bow is currently at Hietbrink bow makers , Arnhem the netherlands. You can contact him for further info at hgtehietbrink at gmail dot com. Price €4000 about 2900 GB pounds, 4450 US dollars.

Price: € 4000
peter rikkers
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04 Mar 2015 Belgium Panormo copy, violin corners

Très Bon contrebasse Luthier Tchèque 70 Ans. Mesur: 105 cm D Très puisant chaleureuse Son.

Price: 3490
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28 Feb 2015 United Kingdom Czeck/German 3/4 dated 1892

Beautiful restored master luthier double is labelled carolus bor Dvorak.the bass has been fully restored at some point and is a very nice instrument and fairly light for a large bass vibrating string length 106cm,lower bout 64cm upper54cm depth 21cm.based in Kent and will ship abroad.good volume and tone from a rare quality instrument.any inspection welcome.

Price: £3950
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23 Feb 2015 United Kingdom Tom Martin 2010. As new condition. Keyed extension

From Tom Martin. Made 2010 but hardly used. Big warm sound and immediate. No scratches and as new condition. Keyed extension in excellent condition. Bought as 2nd instrument and now surplus to requirements Available to see and play in spacious music room in North Oxon. London 1hr by train. M40 10 mins from J10 and J 11, M1 40 minutes

Price: £9250
Graham Appleton
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21 Feb 2015 United States 3/4 sized Russian Bass for Sale

HUGE, powerful sound + clear, deep tone. Extremely rounded tone suited for both jazz and orchestral playing. Great playability due to very slender shoulders, but has a large lower bout allowing for strong projection in the lower register. New fingerboard and bridge fitted recently, adding modern flair to a historically-rich instrument.

Price: $9,000 US Negotiable
Bonita Williams
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15 Feb 2015 United Kingdom Duke custom German made 3/4 double bass 2011

The most wonderful plywood bass I have ever played, truly a professional instrument for all roots music as well as jazz. This Duke was made in Germany in 2011, custom colour a wonderful chocolate matte finish. Check the photos for the detail. Bass is in immaculate condition. Esteemed luthier work has made it wonderful to play, comes with 2 quality bridges both with quality adjusters for either jazz or rockabilly type play. Including padded bag. I'm in Scotland, but get in touch as I'm flexible

Price: 1700
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01 Feb 2015 United Kingdom Double Bass

Beautiful Italian style 3/4 bass in faultless condition & of highest quality and tone,made by a master modern day luthier,the bass is made from the finest maple and spruce & she sings to the highest level,you just will not find another instrument that gets close to this at this price tag,Truly magnificent,scale length103.5 cm. based in Hildenborough kent,please call or email & I can pick you up from station if needed,any inspection,bass is labelled. last played in an Hungarian Symphony orchestra

Price: £2850
Ben Packham
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01 Feb 2015 United Kingdom Double Bass 3/4

Absolutely stunning German double bass made of the highest quality from an excellent luthier,probably the best sounding instrument I have heard,totally faultless and rare 104cm scale length first to see and play will buy at a price more than half it's true value,any inspection welcome and will ship abroad at owners expense and risk,email for more info,based in Hildenborough kent. last played in an Hungarian Symphony orchestra

Price: £2850
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27 Jan 2015 United Kingdom old German double bass. probably german. beautiful flame wood. message me for more info and pics

old German double bass. beautiful flame wood. message me for more info and pics

Price: £3000
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24 Jan 2015 United Kingdom Lowendall, Pollman?, Vickers, Italian, and others

Selection of twelve good and interesting basses. Email me to receive the list giving details and reasonable prices.

Price: pounds sterling
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23 Jan 2015 United Kingdom English Double Bass Thomas Tarr

1887 3/4 Stunning,rare,fully restored and set up to professional standard.The Bass sounds beautiful and so easy to play.Absolutely no disappointments.Based in Kent,Please email or phone for more details.Original makers label

Price: £6950 may P/X Double Bass
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14 Jan 2015 United Kingdom Hawkes Professor with extension, 1920, recently restored.

Forty one and three quarter inch stop length.

Price: 15000 Pounds Stering
Donald Walker
Tel: +447754513454
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13 Jan 2015 United Kingdom Reluctant sale of great sounding professionally played Mike Hart 5 string bass (No.9 1988).

Really comfortable bass to play.

Price: £9,950 ono
Tony Abell
Tel: 07721 756103
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08 Jan 2015 United Kingdom Three quarter Chinese bass in excellent condition including case and bow.

Slim bodied and suitable for adults and children

Price: £1200 ono
George Royce
Tel: 020-8682 3358
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08 Jan 2015 United Kingdom Paul Bryant soloist model A fantastic little bass, with classic italian styling, good for arco work, jazz, or general gigging.

compact and easy to transport, but with a big sound, a very versatile bass. Comes with a David Gage realist pick up installed and a light soft case.

Price: £6750
Ian Davies
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06 Jan 2015 United Kingdom Unlabelled early 20C Czech bass with Dawson extension.

Surprisingly loud bass considering it's size, it has great projection and was the perfect for my postgrad. The varnish is not immaculate but the sound makes up for it - perfect for a student.

Price: 4000
Nicki Davenport
Tel: 07786633869
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04 Jan 2015 United Kingdom Joseph Richter double bass bow, quite lightweight, good for a beginner/intermediate player.

Length 71cm

Price: £350
Tel: +393335027723
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01 Jan 2015 United Kingdom P.W. Bryant Double Bass Bow
Price: £3000
Edward Francis-Smith
Tel: +44 7880 349 457
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31 Dec 2014 United Kingdom German 3/4 double bass; Mittenwald 19th century, reshaped by (according to previous owner) George Stoppani; mechanical C extension; high quality spike.

Instrument has been well used and well maintained. Lovely swell back; original scroll. Beautiful colo Valued at £10,000. Will sell for £8,000 O.N.O

Price: 8000
Niels Walet
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28 Dec 2014 Italy Contrabbasso " T.

Suzuki " modello Maggini,ex Dragonetti, anno di costruzione 2013, a Cremona; fondo,fasce in ciliegio come l'originale lunghezza corda 105, cassa 109. Ottimo suono e molto facile da suonare, soprattutto da solista, grazie alle spalle molto basse dello strumento. info in privato.

Price: In privato.
Antonello Labanca
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26 Dec 2014 Finland Johannes Rubner doublebass.

Built in 1989.

Price: 4500 €
Ulf Krokfors
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17 Dec 2014 United Kingdom Jerome Thibouville Lamy double bass.

Mirecourt. circa 1885. Completely restored in October 2014 by established luthier Michael Hart. (credentials on google.) The original Mirecourt label was visible and a date of 1885 (95?) feintly evident during restoration. Originally 3 string.

Price: £15,000
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28 Nov 2014 France I am selling my life and career's beautiful French Double bass Laberte-Humbert, late XIXth century, deep-red color, great homogenous sonority, ideal for solo or jazz, with added fingerboard solo extension, sold with deluxe padded case and solid inflatable wheel.

Bargain for quick sale.

Price: €20000
Richard Dubugnon
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14 Nov 2014 Italy Contrabbasso a 5 corde costruito con legno di salice toscano e abete della Val di Fiemme da Roberto Salvianti in Tavarnelle (Firenze) nel 2013.

Suono caldo, profondo e avvolgente. Non ha lupi. Strumento fantastico!

Price: 15000
Riccardo Donati
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12 Nov 2014 Austria Kontrabaß mit Zettel "Jerome Thibouville-Lamy & Cie., Paris" ,wurde im 2.Drittel 19.Jh.gebaut.

Das Instrument ist in sehr gutem Zustand und komplett restauriert. Grosser, strahlender, warmer Ton. D-Mensur, 107cm schwingende Saitenlänge. Aktuelles Wertgutachten von Horst Grünert vorhanden.

Price: €48.000.-
Mathias Kawka-Rona
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04 Nov 2014 United Kingdom .

Padded seat & back-rest height adjustable.VG quality,VGC. (Also DB music, learner-grade 5.Enquire by email)

Price: £140
Ann Matthews
Tel: 07795 981 395
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04 Nov 2014 United Kingdom Joseph Hill.

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Price: £65,000
Alan W Taylor
Tel: 07714 899071
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29 Oct 2014 United Kingdom Magnificent, large 3/4 size orchestral double bass with violin corners.

Stunning maple sides and back. Top quality everything: new ebony fingerboard, Belcanto strings, best bridge, and German endpin. Special 'Sydenham' C Extension; string length: 41¼ inches, 10" ribs. More info./pics on request.

Price: £7950
Jonathan Palmer
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28 Oct 2014 United Kingdom German swell back Double Bass ¾ size, a Dresden Quality instrument manufactured late 19th or early 20th century.

All good quality fittings, in good condition and in excellent playing order. Bow – Alfred Knoll Brazil wood hexagonal stick with fine ebony half mounted frog. Modern padded cover.

Price: 5000 GP Pounds
Linda Stanley
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26 Oct 2014 United Kingdom English Double Bass Thomas Tarr

1887 3/4 Stunning,rare,fully restored and set up to professional standard.The Bass sounds beautiful and so easy to play.Absolutely no disappointments.Based in Kent,Please email or phone for more details.Original makers labe

Price: £6950 may P/X Double Bass
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23 Oct 2014 United Kingdom Hawks Concert Double Bass recently restored and set up to give a beautiful sound.

Currently being played in the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Price: £15,500
Derek Hill
Tel: 07753981167
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15 Oct 2014 Ireland 1936 American Standard, branded inside & out, labeled #40, the earliest I've seen.

Excellent condition for its age. Big punchy sound, strung with guts. Used it in numerous recordings. 5500€

Price: 5500€
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14 Oct 2014 Greece HOEFNER 3/4 – Bubenreuth 1989 Made in Geermany Suitable for orchestra playing and jazz band.

The first owner is member of the National Orchestra of Thessaloniki, and I played with it for my advanced studies. Available with soft case.

Price: 2500
Tel: +306944770408
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11 Oct 2014 United Kingdom Beautiful 18th century English viol shape flat back bass.

Repaired by J.F.Lott (label). Dendrochronology & cross dating report of the instrument revealed a very probable date of 1769. The bass is being played in Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Feel free to request more photos and sound track

Price: on request
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08 Oct 2014 Belgium Double bass attributed to Paul Claudot ca 1840.

Scroll and tuners, branded Irroy Charotte, are original and instrument was built as a 4stringed instrument. Mensur: 109cm

Price: 25000 eur
Laurens Smet
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29 Sept 2014 United Kingdom this is an old german double bass, maker unknown, probably from the mid-nineteenth century.

i bought it in dusseldorf in 2003, and used it extensively for more 10 years, taking my double bass degree on it, playing it in classical orchestras and contemporary groups, in jazz and popular ensembles

Price: £6000
Sebastiano Dessanay
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28 Sept 2014 Netherlands Paolo Carlini, Fecit: Rimini 1920, build in cooperation with Marino Tarantino, Napels 1920 Allround instrument, got me my job at the Rotterdam Phil.

String length: 105,5 cm Perfectly restored and setup by Jurgen Preyer, with detachable low-c extension by Harry Jansen.

Price: €55000
Arjen Leendertz
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25 Sept 2014 Netherlands Very powerful 5-string Italian bass for sale.

Made by R. Gabute, copy Charles Quenoil. Formerly owned by 'Het Gelders Orkest'. If you would like some more information, please send me an email.

Price: 11.000 euros
Marc Geurtsen
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23 Sept 2014 Italy Beautiful double bass made by italian double bass maker Gianmaria Assandri in 2009 in Genoa.

Diapason 105 cm lenght. The wood used for the construction is all italian: rounded back and ribs in walnut, soundboard in red spruce. The construction is completely handmade.

Price: €8500
Andrea Cocco
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22 Sept 2014 United Kingdom Very fine 4 string Gaspar Da Salo model with a flat back.

The instrument is beautifully made and has exceptionally beautifully flamed maple back and sides. The stop is 106.5. Please feel free to contact me for more details or to make an appointment to try the bass out.

Price: POA
Chantal Van Lierop
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18 Sept 2014 United Kingdom All carved Hungarian double bass, solid wood, excellent condition sonorous tone across all registers, thereby suitable for both Classical and Jazz use.

106 string length , Eb neck.It can be viewed and played at any time in Ilford, London.

Price: £1800
Tel: 07856888563
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17 Sept 2014 France French bow, double bass, from Louis GILLET, « beau spécimen de ce grand maître français et fait vers 1955.

» (Jean-François Raffin). Poids : 139 g longueur de la baguette : 67,9cm longueur totale : 70,1cm baguette octogonale en très beau bois de pernambouc, made in 1955 5 000 euros

Price: 5 000 €
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15 Sept 2014 United Kingdom James Cole Snr, Manchester 1855.

Peter Barnaby low C extension. Very fine sound, superb orchestral bass. Played by principal bass, Scottish Opera

Price: £60000
Pete Fry
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14 Sept 2014 United Kingdom Lowendall double bass, firestamped on back button.

Circa 1890. Five strings, Bel Canto. String length 107cm, back 108cm, ribs 21cm, upper bout 52cm, lower bout 64cm. Comes with padded case.

Price: £8,500
Simon Smith
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11 Sept 2014 United Kingdom German Double Bass c.1840 Two piece arched back.

Modern German machine heads. Back length 1090mm, String length 1080mm. Valued by Martin Lawrence at £5000, reduced selling price due to a little maintance needed on the instrument. Instrument location: London

Price: £4000
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