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Double Basses For Sale - UB Upright Basses - USA Made

Upton Bass, AMERICAN MADE UB Brand Double Basses For Sale - UB Upright Basses

 

Welcome to our selection of original Upton Bass double basses. Every Upton bass is hand built in Mystic, Connecticut USA by a small group of devoted craftsmen. Buying a custom Upton double bass is a very special process which we are honored to help you with. From wood selection to final setup, each bass is built with you and your music in mind.  Our bass models are featured below - please contact us with any questions about these or a unique commissioned bass.

 

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Email sales@uptonbass.com or give us a call at 860-535-9399. Upton Bass is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10am to 6pm est.

Buying a new double bass is a very special process which Upton Bass String Instrument Company is honored to help you with. Whether the style of music you play calls the instrument an upright bass, a string bass, bass fiddle, contrabass, bass viol, or double bass, you are looking to buy a double bass with exceptional tone, playability, and power.

When looking for a double bass, people will tell you that there are several factors to consider, including size, playability, manufacturer, beauty, and the dealer. At Upton Bass, it's not that complicated. The three most important factors are quality, budget and WHO actually makes the bass! After you've determined price and quality, you must consider who you're buying your bass from.  At Upton Bass our basses are actually Upton Basses.  Sounds funny right?  What we mean is that our basses are completely made by hand in our Stonington Connecticut workshop by our team!  No basses here that we "have made for us" like many of our competitors, we MAKE the basses, EVERY PART with the exception of what's made of metal!  We encourage you to research our company and read the bass reviews on our website.  As with any instrument, you should buy the best bass you can afford. The better the instrument sounds, the more you'll be inclined to play it.  Upton Bass offers more bass for your buck, PERIOD. Call around and compare prices, parts, setups and most of all customer service...we guarantee that you won't find a better double bass or company to deal with in the market!  We strive for quality without compromise...we don't want to be your first call, but rather your last! Email us at info@Uptonbass.com or call 860-535-9399, Upton Bass is open Tue-Sat from 10am-6pm Eastern Standard Time.

At Upton Bass, we offer our clients instruments of exceptional value. Our 5-Year warranty, free adjustments for six months after purchase, and a continued personal relationship with our company make Upton Bass the place to buy your new double bass!  In addition to the double bass instruments, we carry a full line of bass accessories. We have the bass rosin you want to go with the bass bow of your choice. Add a bass bag to protect your investment. Choose the bass strings that suit your style of play and add a hand-made Upton Bass Revolution Solo II pick-up to make your bass stage- ready!  We invite you to browse our selection of fine basses. We're confident that we have your new bass...calling your name.  If we don't, drop us a line and we'll point you in the right direction, we are always happy to chat bass, call us at 860-535-9399.

Every UB brand double bass is handmade in the Italian Tradition of instrument making at our Stonington, Connecticut workshop by our staff of skilled luthiers. UB instruments are made from our own private holdings of tone woods which we have selected from around the world. At any given time Upton Bass String Instrument Co. has quantities of tone woods that would allow for the making of over two thousand instruments. This stock has been built over many years, and we continue to procure, for future use, both green and lofted lots that meet our rigorous quality standards.

All UB basses feature the same top quality UB components which have made our instruments renowned world wide, including: “A grade” Ebony fingerboard, tailpiece, nut and saddle. Fine French bridges, durable German endpins, and Individual Style Rubner tuners. All instruments are made per order and hand-varnished using centuries old proven ingredients and techniques

Beyond the standard selections listed below all of our instruments can be customized in many ways; 5 strings, left handed, Eb neck, C Extension, tuner upgrades (additional charges apply). Please contact one of our sales consultants with any questions or for details on beginning your ownership experience with our workshop. Telephone  860-535-9399 or email info@uptonbass.com

Can't find the upright bass you're looking for? Call Upton Bass at 1-860-535-9399 or eMail us at sales@uptonbass.com and we would be happy to assist you!

About buying a double bass:

Buying a double bass is a very special process in which Upton Bass String Instrument Co. is honored to help you with. Whether the style of music you play calls the instrument an upright bass, string bass, bass fiddle, contrabass, standup bass, bass viol, or double bass, you are looking for the same instrument...one with exceptional tone, playability, and power.

When looking for a double bass there are several factors to consider: sound, playability, manufacturer, beauty, and dealer. At Upton Bass we're not that complicated in our bass selling method. The two biggest factors are quality and budget, and after you've determined that, the basses sound and the dealer  is the next consideration.  We stress that you research our company and read the UB double bass reviews within our site and many other bass related sites on the internet.  As with many string instruments, buy the best bass you can afford within budget. The nicer the instrument sounds, the more you'll be inclined to play it.  That being said we never want you to over spend on your double bass. 

Quality without compromise within a given budget.....we don't want to be your first call, but rather your last!  

Sounds cheezy???  But at Upton Bass we mean it!  Take the time to meet us and deal with us as a company and you will quickly experience a double bass shop like no other in the world.

Here at Upton Bass String Instrument Co., we feel that the all the upright basses we carry give exceptional value to our clients. No matter which instrument you buy, you can feel secure knowing that you obtained a quality bass at a great price. Our knowledge of basses and after care for our products also gives you added value when you purchase your bass from us. 

Remember Upton Bass is bass player owner and operated! Take a look at the exclusive Upton Bass Double Basses designed, assembled, varnished and setup by Upton Bass in our Stonington workshop UB Double Basses


In addition to the double bass, we carry a full line of bass accessories. We have the bass rosin you want in our selection to go with the bass bow you choose. A bass bag to provide your bass with some protection. Bass strings to suit your style of play and a bass pickup to add to those wonderful moments on stage.

Upton Bass String Instrument Co. is not just an online retailer we have a walk-in retail shop located at 159 Packer Rd. Mystic, CT 06355 We specialize in bass repair and bass restoration and have the knowledge, experience, and skills to bring your bass to the perfect condition it deserves, be it a small crack or extensive bass restoration.

Come browse through our selection of fine new and used upright basses. We're confident that we have your new bass here, calling your name.  If we don't drop us a line and we will point you in the right direction. You can call Upton Bass at 1-860-535-9399

UB Travel Double Bass, UB Standard Double Basses, Upton Bass Custom Commissions, Pre-Owned Upton Bass Double Bass, UB Double Bass Upgrade Options
The Concord Model Upton Double Bass
The Concord Model Upton Double Bass

UB take on a classic Abraham Prescott double bass. Big leaf maple flat back, deluxe spruce top, finely detailed scroll and tuners. Starting at $10,500 

Price: US$10,500.00

UB Brescian Double Bass
The Brescian Model Upton Double Bass

Our interpretation of the Italian and English masters, full-bodied and available in several versions. Starting at $6,000 

Price: US$6,000.00

The Mittenwald Model Upton Double Bass
The Mittenwald Model Upton Double Bass

UB take on the robust and powerful classic double basses of Mittenwald, Germany. Available in 5/8th, 3/4 and 7/8th sizing. Starting at $6,000 

Price: US$6,000.00

The Bostonian Model Upton Double Bass
The Bostonian Model Upton Double Bass

This descendent of our Concert design combines Karr geometry with the dark warmth of an uncanted round back of carved Italian Poplar. Choice of gamba or violin corners. Starting at $8,500 

Price: US$8,500.00

The Karr Model Upton Double Bass
The Karr Model Upton Double Bass

The latest evolution of our Gary Karr Bass, the ultimate in ergonomic design for the soloist. Starting at $5,350 

Price: US$5,350.00

The Bohemian Model Upton Double Bass
The Bohemian Model Upton Double Bass

Design honed from years of building our Standard and Deluxe basses. Built in laminated, hybrid and solid wood versions. Starting at $2,750 

Price: US$2,750.00

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