Horst Schicker French Double Bass Bow

$2,000.00 $1,800.00

Beautiful handmade French style bow by Horst Schicker, freshly rehaired with hardshell case.

Horst Schicker Double Bass Bow

Horst Schicker Double Bass Bow Tip


Exceptionally well crafted dense Pernambuco double bass bow in the French style by Horst Schicker.


  • Maker: Horst Schicker
  • Style: French
  • Frog/Button: Ebony with Mother of Pearl Eye
  • Slide and Ferrule: Full Silver
  • Tip: Bone
  • Winding: Silver Wound on Copper Winding
  • Measurements:
    • Length of Hair: 22″
    • Length of Stick: 28.25″
    • Balance Point: 10″ from the tip of the screw
  • Weight: 137.9g
  • Fresh Salt and Pepper Rehair
  • $2000

Purchase Trials are available for a seven-day period on bows priced $1,500 and over. Exceptions for other bows can be made by special request, depending on location, etc. For more information regarding our Purchase Trials, please call us at+1 (860) 535-9399. Bows returned from Purchase Trial subject to a 10% processing fee.

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

Upton Bass is ready to offer advice and answer any questions regarding double basses or related bass topics. Please contact UB at 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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