SOLD: Horst Schicker Double Bass Bow, German Grip


Beautifully crafted Horst Schicker Double Bass Bow, German grip, 3-star stamp.

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Horst Schicker Double Bass Bow, German Grip

This Horst Schicker German style double bass bow is a fine example of the excellent craftsmanship of this workshop. Excellent condition, no chips, very bold tip to it. Full octagonal facets all the way to tip, a very “muscular” German style bow.

Weight: 142.4 Grams
Total length tip to end of button: 29 5/8″
Playing hair length: 21 7/8″
Balance Point to button joint: 8 3/8″
Ebony frog, no eye, silver ferrule
Ebony button with silver bands
Mother of pearl slide, half lined
Lizard skin and silver wrap
Ivory tip

Purchase Trials are available for a seven-day period on bows priced $1,500 and over. Exceptions for other bows can be made by special request, depending on location, etc. For more information regarding our Purchase Trials, please call us at+1 (860) 535-9399. Bows returned from Purchase Trial subject to a 10% processing fee.

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 German 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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