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Double BasseE.M. Poellmann, Neumarkt-Sankt 1975

This is an exceptional 3/4 size bass by E.M. Poellmann. The E.M. Poellmann company has been producing a wide array of high quality basses since the early 1900’s. This bass…

Double BasseWilliam Moennig, Philadelphia 1926

This is a unique bass from one of the finest violin houses (of the past) in the world. This bass, an excellent example of Moennig’s skill and craftsmanship, has a…

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Double BasseSchönfelder workshop, Markneukirchen 1935

A lovely red-brown varnish covers this fine instrument from the Schönfelder shop.   This bass produces a rich, full tone with evenness and warmth throughout the strings.

Double BasseGerman Bass, Mittenwald c. 1890

This German bass was made in Mittenwald and is labeled “Martin Stoss in Wien 18—”. It has a powerful, warm tone. The varnish is a dark red-brown color shaded to…

Double BasseBohemian double bass, mid-19th century

This lovely instrument has been used by a professional musician in performances  around the US and abroad for the past thirty years. Playing everything from jazz to baroque, and classical…

Double BasseJohann Albrecht, Bubenreuth 1995

This is a contemporary German bass made exclusively for Brobst Violin Shop. It is handmade from seasoned European tonewood with a medium golden brown varnish and an elegant antique finish….

Double BasseE.M. Pöllmann, c. 1965-70, made by Günther Pöllmann

Here is a lovely 3/4 bass from one of the world’s most renowned bass makers.  This instrument is made with gamba corners and has a lovely orange amber varnish over…

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Double BasseEastman model VB502 Pietro Lombardi 5 string

Here is a lovely 5 string 7/8 sized bass.  This instrument has a large, powerful tone that affords the player much versatility with the low C extension and the high…

Double BasseErnst Heinrich Roth, Bubenreuth-Erlangen 1963

This bass has a fine, clear tone. For pizzicato, the articulation has punch and brilliance. The overall condition is very good and would be an excellent match for the player…

Double BasseAlan Lorenz, Contemporary European Bass

This is a contemporary handmade European bass. The back is made from two pieces of finely figured maple with matching sides. The neck and scroll are of plain maple. The…

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Double BasseRoderich Paesold Workshop, c. 1965

A very lovely bass from the Paesold shop.  This instrument possesses a fine, robust tone.   A Mooradian padded bag and a French style bow are included with the sale of…

Double BasseSamuel Shen Model SB 800, Suzhou 2008

This contemporary bass is the SB 800 model produced by Shen Musical Instruments. This attractive Shen bass is in excellent condition. Its varnish is a light golden brown color and…

Double BasseJiri Povolny workshop, Prague 2009, Giuseppe Dollenz model

This fine contemporary bass is a Dollenz model, produced as a joint design of the Kolstein Shop in New York and the Pavolny Violin Shop in the Czech Republic. It…

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Double BasseJovanovic & Son

A very good handmade bass from the Jovanovic workshop, this instrument has a fine, warm tone.   A carbon fiber French style bow and a padded bass bag are included with…

Double BasseKarl Höfner Workshop, Bubenreuth 1968, Louis Saverino custom 7-string model

An interesting, customized 7 string bass. The bass has a low C string, followed by the traditional 4 strings, E A D G and finally, C and F. The bass…

Double BasseCedar Music Bass, Beijing 2017
Double BasseAndreas Eastman model #305, Beijing 2012
Double BasseGiuseppe Renaldi Model, 2010

This contemporary bass was hand crafted in China. It bears the Brobst Violin Shop trade name of Giuseppe Renaldi, Vecchio model. This bass is in excellent condition and has an…

Double BasseCalin Wultur “Carcassi Model” Reghin, 2005

Here is a lovely, contemporary handmade bass from the Calin Wultur shop. The bass possesses a fine tone with warmth and power.

Double BasseBusetto model, Beijing 2012
Double BasseGiuseppe Renaldi Model

The bass viols have a rich, penetrating tone with ease in playability and quick response. These basses are suitable for classical musicians in solo and orchestral settings as well as…

Double BasseKay M-1, Chicago 1950

A classic, American laminated bass. These instruments are highly sought after, not only for their sound and stage presence, but for their unfailing durability on the job.

Double BasseSamuel Shen, Model SB 150, Yr. 2015, “Chadwick Folding” model

Here is a unique 3/4 bass from the Samuel Shen company and modified by the Upton Bass company to be a folding bass.

Double BasseAmerican Bass by Kay, c. 1950

This is an American bass by the popular Kay bass company. It is a Kay M-1 model, the same model played by Elvis Presley’s bassist Bill Black. This bass was…

Double Basse“Made in Czech Republic”, 3/4 size, made c. 2000, Hybrid

Here is a lovely Czech made hybrid bass.  This instrument comes with a Mooradian padded bag and some bows and other accessories.  This is a great buy for someone looking…

Double BasseGerman Bass, c. 1900

This fine German bass is labeled “Jacinto Santagiuliana fecit vicetiae anno 18—”. The varnish is a rich, dark red-brown over an amber ground. Its back is of two piece maple…

Double BassePietro Lombardi, Beijing 2008

This fine contemporary bass is made of seasoned tonewood and was hand crafted in China. The varnish is a golden brown color and it has an elegantly antiqued finish. The…

Double BasseJean-Pierre Lupot, Beijing 2008

This fine contemporary bass was hand crafted in China. It is made of seasoned tonewood and is in excellent condition. The two piece maple back displays an interesting pattern of…