This is a Czech/German flat-back string bass made in the 20s or 30s by the Karl Höfner factory. (I've included a pic of a violin label as well as this bass's label, for comparison.) It's 3/4, with solid spruce top and maple back/sides. The scale length is about 1" longer than usual, at about 42.5". I'm a guitar and bass repairman, as well as a string bass player. I got this close to ten years ...
Guitar method books from guitar classes at Truckee Meadows Community College are now for sale at Terry Scott's All String Repair.
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Terry Scott's All String Repair is a repair shop for violins, violas, cellos, basses, guitars, and other string instruments.
Its mission is to provide the city of Reno with quality repairs, sell quality ...
Buy a beautiful "Joseph Guarnerius fecit" with amazing voluptuous powerful resonant tone, you will get:
- "Perfection Planetary Pegs" already installed: $200, but now is FREE.
- A high quality Pernambuco Bow made by Schaeffer in Brazil: $400, but now is FREE
- A Liebenzeller Gold Rosin: $30, but now is FREE.
- A high quality French style case: $169, but now is FREE
- A flexible tube ...