Upton Double Bass Deposit



This deposit is set at the token amount of $500 for the shopper who may be sitting up late at night and decides it’s time to pull the trigger on their dream bass! (Having described said dream bass in our Instrument Inquiry Form) 

Please note – the $500 amount does not reflect the amount of the first full payment required. This is a placeholder deposit and we will finalize the full order with you promptly. For any questions please contact the shop: sales@uptonbass.com or call +1 (860) 535-9399

To build your bass we require a first payment of 1/2 the instrument price. This puts you in the production line and we begin making parts for your instrument. When your instrument is headed to the workbench for assembly, we require a second payment of the other 1/2 instrument price.

The third and final payment will reflect accessories, strings, bag, etc. plus tax and shipping, and is taken before final shipment or delivery.

For example, your dream bass costs $8000: The first deposit will be $4000 (minus $500 if you’ve bought a placeholder deposit here), the second payment will be $4000, and the third will be the price of strings, extras, tax and shipping where applicable.

These direct payments allow us to offer straight-from-the-factory pricing! In a regular retail setting our American-built basses might cost twice as much.

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Ready to get your bass built? Get in our queue with an Upton Double Bass Deposit!

A deposit secures your place in line while we complete your order. With this down payment you’re in our production queue while you make final build decisions with the shop. This is a non-refundable deposit, to fast-track your position in the building sequence. Build queue times are currently around six months, with some variance depending on the complexity of the instrument. Once the deposit is taken, the bass build order must be completed within 7 days.

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 the Upton Double Bass Deposit 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 10 am – 6 pm. The Workshop (The Barn) and showroom are located in Mystic, Connecticut conveniently between Boston and NYC.


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