Upton Bass SuperSwing Hawkes Hybrid Double Bass, 2007
This Upton Bass Superswing is a rare hybrid version (most were fully laminated) of our popular blonde tribute made in the early aughts. These instruments have the robust “Hawkes” pattern and really push a lot of air – with woods carefully selected for the ultra-revealing blonde varnish. Makes a striking companion for any roots music gig, with all of the Upton playability, hybrid tone and around 20 decibels more bass than a Kay!
Upton Bass SuperSwing Opus 56 Hybrid – very few were made, and sometimes years pass between these becoming available used.
This one owner instrument never left the house and is in mint condition.
We estimate this bass would cost about $8,000 to build today in our current styles…and that’s assuming we’d even say yes to a blonde, which we haven’t done in YEARS!
Call our shop immediately if you are interested – +1 (860) 535-9399. Won’t last long!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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