5-String Double Bass by William Forster (Royal Forster) circa 1795
A truly “majestic” instrument in absolutely incredible condition and with a sound quality as big, smooth and tonally rich as you will ever hear.
This is without doubt a world class instrument.
Stats:LOB (length of back) - 114.6cm (45.15in)
Width across upper bouts - 56.1cm (22.10in)
Width across middle bouts - 39.1cm (15.33in)
Width across lower bouts - 73.6cm (29.00in)
Depth of lower ribs inc both plates - 20.3cm (8.00in)
Body Stop - 59.0cm (23.20in)
String length - 105.5cm (41.55in)