Hawkes & Son Double Bass


Hawkes & Son Concert Double Bass Restoration Project, circa 1896

This Hawkes double bass restoration candidate is a fairly straightforward project where the new owner will end up with a truly exceptional vintage instrument. A well-freshened version of this fine English double bass will be ready for generations of majestic low frequencies.


SOLD: Hawkes & Son Concert Double Bass, circa 1896

Dated 1896, the Hawkes Concert model was the top of their lineup, featuring a canted round back and pronounced arching with generous bout and rib proportions. A well-freshened version of this bass will be ready for generations of majestic low frequencies.

Please call the shop and speak to Gary or Eric about the possibilities of this project: +1 (860) 535-9399

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.