Rubner Double Bass

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Rubner Double Bass

 

This interesting Double Bass is believed to have been made by Mastermaker Josef Rubner around the 1900s.

Josef Rubner worked at Markneukirchen from 1882-1927.  Specialist in cellos and double basses, he made models either labelled "Concert" or "Solo".  He made a wide variety of other styles of bass, including basses of violin form, highly arched, finely flamed wood, and five strings.  

(Universal Diction of Violin and Bow Makers, Henley, 1973 ed.)

A German valuation of this instrument from 1967 states (translated): The instrument is well preserved with normal wear from use.

A warm and grand sound, this carved back instrument is suited to both jazz and classical application.

Features


Full Atelier Puglisi set-up, including:

- fingerboard plane and re-shape

- high quality Spirocore strings

- bridge adjusters and realist pickup

- soundpost adjustment

- ebony tailpiece

 

Legendary Atelier Puglisi service, including:


- 100% guarantee on all workmanship

- adjustments to tone and set-up at no extra cost 

- free fitting with any string or pick-up purchase

 

  This Double Bass has now been sold! 

 

 

Specifications

 

Measurements:

Upper Bout: 51.5cm

C Bout: 36cm

Lower Bout: 66cm

String Length: 42"

Ribs: 21cm

 

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