Used Basses for sale (6 currently available)

Coming soon:


Epiphone B4, 1960s
E.H. Roth Hybrid, 1970
A. Schroetter carved flatback, 1990


In addition to the basses below, we have a number of instruments waiting for restoration.   If you're looking for a particular type of bass, feel free to contact us.

 
1940s Kay 3/4 plywood Upright Bass
 
  • Made by the Kay company for Gretsch, and sold as a "Tone-King"
  • Many, like this one, are not numbered.  The latest known of these is from 1943
  • Good original condition, neck reinforced with carbon fibre truss rod
  • New fingerboard to improve playability
  • New endpin and vintage replica tailpiece
  • Strung with Spirocore strings
  • Priced at $2795
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Hoffman 3/4 plywood Upright Bass
 
  • Asian import bass, gently used
  • Nicely flamed wood on the back and sides
  • Adjustable bridge
  • Newly set up for optimal playability
  • Strung with Daddario Helicore strings
  • Priced at only $1495
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Romanian 3/4 plywood Upright Bass
 
  • Labelled Roma, undated but probably 25+ years old
  • Gentle wear, a solid and even sounding bass 
  • Thick ebony fingerboard
  • New Despiau bridge with adjusters
  • Strung with Thomastik Dominant strings
  • Priced at $1995
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1964 American Standard 3/4 plywood Upright Bass
 
  • Made by the H.N. White company in Cleveland, Ohio
  • A late model, made 2 years before the company shut down
  • Exceptional original condition, with an upgraded ebony fingerboard
  • Strung with Spirocore strings
  • A loud and even-toned bass
  • Priced at $3495
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1931 E.H. Roth 3/4 Upright Bass
 
  • Fully carved German instrument, 90 years-old
  • Recent rib repair, now back in exceptional original condition
  • Violin corners, flamed back and sides
  • Set up for orchestral playing with Kaplan strings
  • Priced at $11,995
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Antique Tyrolean Bass

  • A very special instrument, estimated construction before 1850

  • Restored to excellent playing condition in 2017

  • Converted to 4 strings from the original 3

  • Original back, now converted to diagonal bracing

  • D neck, comfortable 42" string length

  • A loud and impressive instrument

  • Inquire about pricing

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