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Abraham Prescott Bass Violin

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SKU: b2237

Abraham Prescott Bass Violin 7/8 Size, Flat Back Upper Gamba Corners and Lower Traditional Prescott Busetto Corners Made in Concord, New Hampshire c. 1838

  • Top table is a six-piece plate of slab-cut fir
  • Back table is a two-piece plate of moderately flamed maple
  • Ribs of matching maple to that of the back table
  • Scroll and neck are both of a latter period from the Kolstein shop but accomplished as a most authentic copy of Prescott scroll
  • Individual Baker style brass tuning gears mounted on brass plates in the Prescott fashion
  • Varnish is deep reddish brown
  • This bass exemplifies the essence of a master orchestral or jazz bass violin with a phenomenal lower register and a truly impressive upper register that will literally vibrate an entire room
  • Excellent condition
  • Overall body length: 48 in.
  • Width at the upper bout: 22 in.
  • Width at the center bout: 17 in.
  • Width at the lower bout: 29 in.
  • Mensure (string length): 42 in.

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