SOLD: Bjorn Stoll Double Bass 2005, Markneukirchen, Germany

Bjorn Stoll Double Bass 2005, Markneukirchen, Germany

This fully-carved contrabass has a very pretty and balanced violin-cornered design in a slightly smaller package. Long C-bouts with a very comfortable upper bout. Excellent craftsmanship throughout, modern projection and nice arching. Clear and responsive, plays well under the bow.

Description

Bjorn Stoll Double Bass 2005, Markneukirchen, Germany

Bjorn Stoll is a German kontrabasse and cello builder, who’s family has produced instruments and strings since the early 1800s. His father Klaus worked for Rubner and is a guiding hand in the shop today.

This contrabass has a very pretty and balanced violin-cornered design in a slightly smaller package. Long C-bouts with a very comfortable upper bout. Excellent craftsmanship throughout, modern projection and nice arching. Clear and responsive, plays well under the bow.

Fine setup health with a slightly shorter string length, this Bjorn Stoll double bass combines classic form with modern comfort. Includes case.

Label states “Erlbach,” Erlbach is municipality in Bavaria which has recently been added to the town of Markneukirchen, a center of string and brass instrument building for centuries.

Measurements:

  • Upper Bout: 21″
  • C Bout: 14.75″
  • Lower Bout: 26.25″
  • Rib Depth 7-8.5″
  • Length of Back: 43.5″
  • String Length: 41″
  • Neck: D
  • Weight: 21.8″

Upton Bass String Instrument Co. specializes in building award-winning custom double basses and offers accessories for the double bass. Upton Bass also services all instruments and bows of the violin family with world class restoration and repair, to view our online restoration portfolio visit stringrepair.com

Upton Bass is ready to offer advice and answer any questions regarding double basses or related bass topics. Please contact UB at sales@uptonbass.com or call the shop at +1 (860) 535-9399. Hours of operation Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 6pm. The Workshop (The Barn) and showroom are located in Mystic, Connecticut conveniently between Boston and NYC.

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