Sale Pending: Wilhelm Schuster Double Bass Bow, German Style


Elegant Wilhem Schuster double bass bow, German grip, with a little extra width at the frog running to a long elegant tip.


Wilhelm Schuster Double Bass Bow, German Grip

Excellent quality Wilhelm Schuster double bass bow. A little extra width at the frog, fully octagonal stick, facets run all the way to long, elegant tip.

Weight: 134 Grams
Balance point: 8 3/4″ (doesn’t want to sit on its back, high center of gravity)
Total length, tip to end of button: 30″
Playing hair length: 22 1/2″
Ebony frog, single mother of pearl eye
Nickel ferrule
Mother of pearl slide, half lined
Bakelite button
No wrap, no signs of having had a wrap
Bone tip, elegant and narrow
Extra girth near frog

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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 Wilhelm Schuster 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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