ON TRIAL, SALE PENDING: NEW Thomas and George Martin 3/4 Double Bass, Oxfordshire, England, 2018

Thomas and George Martin 3/4 Double Bass NEW, 2018

This Martin 3/4 contrabass is ready for your audition with a large, balanced voice and impressive low register.  We’d be happy to tailor the setup to your style – currently a 50/50 with Evah Pirazzis. Martin double basses exude English craftsmanship with giant presence. Slightly smaller than the 4/4 Model (also in stock) and hugely playable.


Thomas and George Martin 3/4 Double Bass NEW, Oxfordshire, England, 2018

The Martin 3/4 double bass is built with generous proportions and classic English style. Slightly smaller than the grand designs that inspired it. Like all Martin basses, the 3/4 model is built with fine woods and traditional methods.

Please note this is a new, mint condition Martin 3/4 double bass. Upton Bass currently has two recently built Martins awaiting their first owner.  If you’ve been interested in a Martin contrabass on this side of the Atlantic, this is an excellent opportunity to audition and choose one of these outstanding string instruments. +1 (860) 535-9399.

From the maker: “This instrument is based on our Martin 4/4 model, though the whole outline has been reduced from the original resulting in a 2.5cm shorter string length. Being slightly smaller, this model is hugely playable but still retains the classic London Brescian styling. It is a great all-round double bass. Thomas Martin still enjoys playing his ¾ model to this day.

  • Upper Bout:  20″
  • C Bout: 14.75″
  • Lower Bout:  26.25
  • Rib Depth:  7 – 9.25″
  • Length of Back:  43.25
  • Total Length:  70.50″
  • String Length:  40.5″

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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