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5-String Double Bass by Neuner & Hornsteiner, Mittenwald circa 1880

5-String Double Bass by Neuner & Hornsteiner, Mittenwald circa 1880

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Having undergone a full rebuild, this nicely proportioned instrument is presented in structurally A1 condition. The varnish is an inspired reproduction of what would originally have been on the instrument and the instrument sports a setup of the highest standard.

With regard to the instrument’s sound the volume and tonal qualities are not just good but extraordinary good.

Stats:

LOB (length of back) - 115.2cm (45.30in)
Width across upper bouts - 55.0cm (21.66in)
Width across middle bouts - 41.0cm (16.15in)
Width across lower bouts - 73.6cm (29.00in)
Depth of lower ribs inc both plates - 22.3cm (9.76in)
Body Stop - 60.1cm (23.66in)
String length - 105.4cm (41.50in)

Reference number #2832