SOLD: John Juzek 1950s 5/8ths Double Bass

Pictured here is a lovely fully carved John Juzek double bass in 5/8ths pattern with a white German label.

The ultimate subway bass!  Well cared for, in good playing order, has had some revarnish work but very original. Really fun to play with great punchy tone.

Weighing in at only 17 pounds, this instrument could be the perfect solution for students, those looking for a shorter instrument, crossover electric players, and urban dwellers on the gig.

Measurements:

  • Upper Bout: 18.75″
  • C Bout: 12.75″
  • Lower Bout: 23.75″
  • Rib Depth: 6 – 7.25″
  • Length of Back: 40″
  • String Length: 39″
  • Neck: D
  • Weight: 16.8 lbs

 

Description

John Juzek 1950s 5/8ths Double Bass White German Label

This Vintage 1950’s John Juzek Double Bass, a diminutive beauty is the ultimate subway bass!  Lightweight, fully carved, and sounds great with vintage vibe.

Well cared for, in good playing order, has had some revarnish work but very original. Really fun to play with great punchy tone.

Weighing in at only 17 pounds, this instrument could be the perfect solution for students, those looking for a shorter instrument, crossover electric players, and urban dwellers on the gig.

As with all of our used, vintage, and consigned double basses, we recommend that you call us for specific questions regarding condition.


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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