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Justin Maucotel Bass Violin

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SKU: B1284

Justin Maucotel Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Violin-cornered, Flat-back Model Made in Mirecourt, France c. 1860

  • Top table is two-piece wide vertical grained spruce
  • Back table is two-piece slightly flamed maple
  • Front and back have traditional Mirecourt raised carvings
  • Ribs of matching maple to that of the back table
  • Scroll and neck are original of plain grained maple
  • Individual French brass tuners
  • This bass was originally a 3-string instrument; the fourth gear is well matched to the originals
  • Varnish is brownish amber with reddish hues
  • Tonal qualities: lush, deep sound more typically found in English and Italian pedigreed instruments; impressive orchestral bass in every aspect
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 44 7/8 in. (114 cm.)
  • Width at the upper bout: 20 1/2 in. (52.1 cm.)
  • Width at the center bout: 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm.)
  • Width at the lower bout: 26 3/8 in. (67 cm.)
  • Mensure (string length): 42 1/8 in. (107 cm.)

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