SOLD – Wilfer Double Bass 1991 – Emanuel Wilfer Germany

Nice players’ bass, this Emanuel Wilfer double bass is fully carved, with a medium figured maple back and sides, good neck set, in unmodified condition. Lovely etched scroll plates with wooden tuner keys.  Extremely versatile, with easy to handle classic Wilfer / Juzek / Bohemian gamba pattern – a fully carved upright bass perfect for students and working pros.  We can set up for your playing style!


  • Upper Bout: 19.75″
  • C Bout: 14.5″
  • Lower Bout:  26″
  • Rib Depth:  7.5 – 8.5″
  • Length of Back:  43″
  • String Length:  41.5″
  • Total Length:  71″
  • Weight:  21 lbs


Wilfer Double Bass 1991 – Emanuel Wilfer, Germany

The 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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