Gibson Laminate Bass Violin Vintage and Rare
Vintage and Rare GIBSON LAMINATE BASS VIOLIN
Made in Kalamazoo, Michigan circa 1940
This Bass is one a very few Bass Violins that were produced by the Gibson
Guitar Company. It is a sister Bass to the instrument that the Late George
Duvivier played upon until his passing and that Jay Leonhardt presently
owns and plays upon
Three quarter violin cornered round back model.
Top table is of medium spruce veneer.
The back is moderately flamed maple veneer.
The ribs are of matching character flamed maple veneer to that of the back
The neck and scroll are original of plainer grain maple.
The gears are Baker style individual brass tuning gears.
The color of the varnish is deep reddish brown color.