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Consignment Basses

Ross Double Bass only accepts a very limited amount of consignment instruments.

Here are a few of our basses currently on consignment: This page is currently under construction. Check back as we are continue to get more of our basses on consignment listed.

1989 Benedikt Lang 40.75″ string length. $8500 SOLD

Recent work done here at Ross Double Bass includes neck reset, small top crack repair and new adjustable bridge. Currently strung with Evah Pirazzis mediums. This is a nice sounding all around bass for both pizz and arco playing.  

3/4 John Juzek 41″ string length. $5000 in as-is condition

Notes from Bob: The bass is a nice sounding instrument, and I believe in particular it would shine in a jazz setting.   Looking underneath the top you can see the open crack extending along the treble side of the bass bar.  Because of this the top has been deforming quite a bit over the years (see attached picture).  There is also a repaired crack at the edge of the treble side bridge foot.  Normally you would have a sound post patch, but this hasn’t been done either.    The neck repair and the overlay piece in the button area (the typical Juzek decorative inlay may well be underneath that) looks pretty coarse, but everything seems to be solid.  Repairing the bass bar crack and re-arching the top involves removing the top and bass bar, making a cast of the top, installing a new bass bar etc.  Doing this and the sound post patch and cleaning up any other repairs you could spend approximately $4000 possibly more. We are offering this bass for $5000 in as-is condition and will let the new owner decide on the repairs.

Notes from Jason:  This bass is a killer sounding Juzek even in it’s current condition.  If you are a jazz player looking for a Juzek come check it out.

2014 Christian Pedersen 40.75″ string length $12500. Belcanto strings. New fingerboard installed here at the shop.  Beautiful bass that sounds great and so easy to play.

2008 Calin Wultur Carcassi model $6200. Big sound with lots of low end. Plays beautiful.  Strings are Spircore Mittel.  Has rubber edge protectors. Adjustable Bridge

Old German 3/4 bass with Full Circle Pick-up $8000. Loud and clear sounding.  Nice growl on the notes on the E string. Lightweight bass. Currently strung with Spirocore Mittels.

2005 Kreiser made for W.H. Lee Chicago III with Full Circle Pick-up $4500. Despiau Adjustable Bridge. D’Addario Hybrid Strings. Strong sound.

1850 3/4 Bohemian Bass $12000. 41.50″ string length. Fingered C-extension. Removable Neck.  Adjustable Bridge. Varnish is Red-Brown. Beautiful sounding instrument for jazz and classical with lots of “old bass” character.