SOLD: Jens Paulus German Style Double Bass Bow

German Style Double Bass Bow by Jens Paulus featuring ebony frog stamped with Paulus family crest. Beautiful Brazilwood stick with satin finish.


This Jens Paulus Double Bass Bow is made of a lovely dark Brazilwood and is polished to a satin finish. The ebony frog is stamped with the Paulus family eagle crest and has a highly figured mother of pearl slide. The octagonal stick has a black leather wrap with a delicate silver wire winding. It is haired with high-quality white horse hair.

The Paulus family has roots in bow-making going back four generations in Germany. Each bow is handcrafted to the highest standards of perfection and artistic sensitivity.


  • Maker: Jens Paulus
  • Style: German
  • Stick: Brazilwood, Octagonal
  • Frog/Button: Ebony
  • Slide: Mother of Pearl
  • Ferrule: Silver
  • Wrap: Black Leather with Silver Wire Winding
  • Measurements: Length of Hair- 22 3/8″, Length of Stick- 27 5/8″, Overall Length- 30 1/4″, Balance Point- 8 1/8″
  • Weight: 132.6g

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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