SOLD: Marco Raposo German Style Double Bass Bow


German Style Double Bass Bow by Marco Raposo featuring ebony frog with mother of pearl slide. Beautiful Pernambuco stick with slightly glossy finish.



This Marco Raposo Double Bass Bow is made of beautiful Pernambuco. Marco Raposo Bows are produced with a balance between traditional and contemporary techniques – a subtle combination of precise machine work and fine hand detailing. This attention to quality and detail is evident in the hand-carved round stick of this bow. The finish is slightly glossy, which highlights the vibrant red color of the wood. This Marco Raposo bass bow has a black leather wrap with a delicate silver wire winding and is haired with high-quality white horse hair.


  • Maker: Marco Raposo
  • Style: German
  • Stick: Pernambuco, Octagonal to Round
  • Frog/Button: Ebony
  • Slide: Mother of Pearl
  • Ferrule: Silver
  • Wrap: Black Leather with Silver Wire Winding
  • Measurements: Length of Hair- 22″, Length of Stick- 27 1/4″, Overall Length- 29 5/8″, Balance Point- 8 3/4″
  • Weight: 131.5 gms

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. 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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