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Kolstein Music

Altimira Bass Violin

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SKU: b1600

Altimira Bass Violin 3/4 Size, Pear-shaped, Flatback Model Made in Barcelona, Spain c. 1840

  • Top table is a four-piece plate of slab-cut fir
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of slab-cut pearwood
  • Ribs of matching pearwood to that of the back table
  • Original scroll of pearwood with a plain grained maple neck graft
  • Montavani style individual brass tuners
  • Varnish is deep reddish brown
  • This unusual design bass is truly one of a kind; large, robust, deep sound with exceptional projection, point and definition; excellent solo and orchestral characteristics.
  • Fully restored to excellent condition by Samuel Kolstein & Son, Ltd.
  • Overall body length: 39 7/8 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 18 3/8 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 16 1/2 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 24 1/2 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 39 7/8 in.

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