Gustav Bernadel Bass
Made in Mirecourt, France circa 1880
Modified 7/8 violin cornered round back
Top table is two piece plate of medium vertical grained spruce
Back table is a two-piece plate of high figured maple
Ribs of matching figured maple to that of the back table
Original scroll of slight figured maple with a plain grained maple neck graft
Original French style brass tuning gears
Varnish is brown amber color
This bass as great depth and projection in all ranges
Fully restored to excellent condition
Overall body length: 45 in.
Width at the upper bout: 21 3/8 in.
Width at the center bout: 15 in.
Width at the lower bout: 27 1/4 in.
Mensure (String length): 42 in.