SOLD: Horst Schicker Double Bass Bow, French Grip


Elegant French grip double bass bow from Horst Schicker, Germany. Stamped 3 stars, masterful details throughout.

Schicker 120721-01


Horst Schicker Double Bass Bow, French Grip

This is a great bow! 3 star (maximum) German master built Pernambuco bow. Freshly rehaired with Chestnut. Original slide was chipped away from rehairing, Eric replaced with Ebony.

  • Weight: 136.9G
  • Balance point: 8.5″
  • Playing hair length: 22″
  • Overall: 28″
  • Parisian octagonal eye, Mother of Pearl inset
  • Solid silver cap
  • Fully lined silver frog
  • Silver ferrule
  • Silver wrapping, leather trimmed back a bit
  • Pernambuco, fully octagonal
  • Ivory tip, full plate to it

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! If you are interested in this Horst Schicker Double Bass French Bow or any other bow, please contact UB at or call the shop at +1 (860) 535-9399.

Hours of operation Tuesday through Saturday 10 am – 6 pm. The Workshop (The Barn) and showroom are located in Mystic, Connecticut conveniently between Boston and NYC.



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