Double Bass Bows – French

Morizot – French pernambuco bow, made by French bow maker Louis Morizot around the turn of the century, Mirecourt. Fully mounted sterling silver, with Parisian pearl dot eye and inlay. In excellent condition. Consignment. 168.5g Call for price
Samuel Kolstein – French bow, made by Samuel Kolstein, New York, NY. Beautifully figured, round pernambuco stick stamped “Samuel Kolstein” #585. Fully mounted sterling silver and Lignum vitae frog, with etched silver diamond in center of frog. In excellent condition. Consignment. 146g Call for price
Samuel Kolstein – Early French bow, made in the 1970’s by Samuel Kolstein, New York, NY. Very straight, octagonal Pernambuco stick, stamped “SK” in a diamond. Mounted in ebony and nickel silver, with pearl eye and slide. In excellent condition. Consignment. 141g Call for price
Roth – French pernambuco bow, from the shop of German bow maker Ernst Heinrich Roth around the turn of the century. Sterling silver mounted, ebony frog with pearl dot inlay. Excellent condition. Consignment. 138g $2,500$2,000
Horst Schicker – Pernambuco bass bow by retired German bowmaker Horst Schicker, Hard case included. Consignment. 137g $2,000$1,800
Arcos Brasil – Made by V. Schaeffer. Fully lined silver mounted pernambuco, abalone eye and slide. Very fine bow! 137.7g $1,600
Horst John – Pernambuco, fully mounted nickel silver with abalone slide and eye. 135g $1,100
Marco Raposo – Brazilian French bow, fully mounted nickel silver with mother of pearl slide, Parisian eye. 135g $1,116
The Metropolitan (French) – Made for David Gage by Codabow, this Carbon Fiber bow offers fantastic balance, weight, response, and durability at an affordable price. 141g Out of stock
Roberto Siqueira – Fully lined nickel mounted frog, round pernambuco stick, abalone Parisian eye and slide. 134g $1,000
Arcos Brasil – Made by V. Schaeffer. Fully lined nickel mounted pernambuco, abalone eye and slide. 139g $880
Coda Revelation – Coda’s Graphite Diamond weave carbon fiber bass bow with kevlar acoustic core. Crafted in Winona, Minnesota. 136g $695
F.C. Pfretchzner – Brazilwood bow, made in Germany. Nickel mounted and fully lined with abalone slide and Parisienne eye. Lizard thumb leather and silver wrapping. 141g $600
Dorfler – Brazilwood bow, made in Germany. Round stick, nickel mounted with inlaid mother of pearl eye and slide. 131g $486
Dorfler – Brazilwood bow, made in Germany. Round stick, nickel mounted with mother of pearl slide. 134g $400
Core Select Series 200 – Carbon fiber bass bow 1/2 & 3/4 French. 125g & 128g $225
Core Select Series 100 – Carbon fiber bass bow 1/2 & 3/4 French. 136g & 139g $178
Ji Violin Series 85 – Brazilwood bass bow with fully lined ebony frog, abalone slide, Parisian eye. $139
Ji Violin Series 76 – Best bass bow we’ve found under $100. Durable Kandenwood. Available in 3/4, 1/2 and 1/4 sizes $99
Glasser 342 Fiberglass Bow – Glasser’s fine quality student fiberglass bass bow. Available in 3/4, 1/2 and 1/4 sizes. $99

Double Bass Bows – German

Pfretzschner School – Early 20th century, attr. BW Pfretzschner. German style Pernambuco bow with bone tip and pearl slide. Incl Concord case. Consignment. 137g Call for price
Marco Raposo – Marco Raposo Brazilian German bow, fully mounted nickel silver with mother of pearl slide. 133g $1,228
Marco Raposo – Marco Raposo Brazilian German bow, fully mounted nickel silver with mother of pearl slide, fresh salt & pepper hair. Incl Concord case. Consignment. 131g $900
Coda Infinity – Coda’s Graphite Diamond weave carbon fiber bass bow with kevlar acoustic core. Crafted in Winona, Minnesota. $995
The Metropolitan (German) – Made for David Gage by Codabow, this Carbon Fiber bow offers fantastic balance, weight, response, and durability at an affordable price. 140g Out of stock
Arcos Brasil V. Schaeffer- Fully lined nickel mounted, abalone eye and slide, round, beautifully flamed Pernambuco stick. 139g $880
Dorfler – Brazilwood bow, made in Germany. Round stick, nickel mounted with inlaid mother of pearl eye and slide. 134g $486
Dorfler – Brazilwood bow, made in Germany. Round stick, nickel mounted with mother of pearl slide. 139g $400
Arcos Brasil – Carbon fiber stick, nickel and brass mounted, well balanced. 139g. $380
Core Select Series 200 – Carbon fiber bass bow 1/2 & 3/4 German. 116g & 140g $225
Core Select Series 100 – Carbon fiber bass bow 1/2 & 3/4 German. 129g & 135g $178
Ji Violin Series 85 – Brazilwood fully lined bass bow with silver mounted ebony frog, abalone slide, Parisian eye. $139
Ji Violin Series 76 – Durable Kandenwood string bass bow. Available in 3/4, 1/2 and 1/4 sizes. $99
Glasser 342 Fiberglass Bow – Glasser’s fine quality student fiberglass bass bow. Available in 3/4, 1/2 and 1/4 sizes. $99

Double Bass Pick-Ups

Fishman Full Circle – Fine-tuning feature lets you quickly choose between an open, resonant response or a drier, more focused amplified double bass tone. $229
Fishman Pro-EQ Platinum Bass Preamp – Five-band EQ, input gain and master volume controls, feedback-fighting phase switch, tuner/send output, 3-way power, uses 9v battery. $299
David Gage Realist LifeLine – Designed by Ned Steinberger and David Gage. The newest pickup from Realist. Durable, self-powered, transparent piezo pickup. Performs well at high volumes, producing a clear sound without boom. Mounted at the adjuster without glue or fasteners. $229
David Gage Realist Copperhead Pickup – Designed by Ned Steinberger and David Gage. Does not require pre-amp; available in copper or wood, the Flexible piezo element fits under the bridge foot and the top of your instrument and is designed so it won’t alter the acoustic sound of your double bass. $219.99
David Gage Realist Docking Station – Non-permanent, and requiring no modifications to your instrument, it’s a clean and simple way to mount your pickup’s output to the bass. Integrated “plug” which you plug into the ¼” output jack of your pickup, and its standard ¼” output jack accepts standard instrument (guitar) cables. Works with upright bass pickups from all manufacturers! $89.99
K & K Bass Max Upright Bass Transducer – Sandwich design for “quick wedge-mount” in one bridge wing. Layered construction of two piezo crystals, one facing up and one down. Connection jack held in place by a special attachment clamp mounted at the A and D strings between string-holder and bass bridge. $129
Underwood – Underwood Pickups has been a family business for over 35 years. Every Underwood Bass Pickup is hand assembled and tested to assure the highest quality. An often imitated classic design, Don Underwood was the first to perfect the two piezo elements fitted into the wings of the bridge. $200

Double Bass Covers

Messina Covers Standard Double Bass Bag – Messina Covers standard bass bags are designed by bass players and made in America. Five pockets, oriented to be accessed while the bass is on its side. The shell is 1000 denier nylon (Cordura), with 3/4″ foam padding. Durable handles, placed for easy carrying and loading, and padded shoulder strap. Choice of Color. $395
Messina Covers Custom Double Bass Bag – For irregularly sized and shaped basses, Messina Covers offers custom bass bags using the same 100% American materials, based on a tracing of your bass. Choice of color and option to add personalized embroidery. Special Order. $470
Bobelock #1020 Double Bass Bag – Generously padded with 1″ foam, with accessory pockets on front, music pocket on the back, bow sleeve, shoulder straps, soft nylon lining, and tough nylon canvas exterior, provides protection and lots of easy movement under normal use conditions. Available in 3/4 and 7/8 $244 (3/4)
$254 (7/8)
Eastman CB50 Double Bass Bag – The CB50 soft cases are well padded and feature a canvas cover, bow pocket, accessory and music pockets, heavy-duty zipper, and swivel snaps. Available in 3/4 and 7/8 $189
Cushy Double Bass Bag – Cordura-coverered case with 3/4″ padding, added neck support block, bow and accessory music pockets, heavy-duty zipper. $179

Double Bass Bow Cases and Bass Quivers

Protec Quiver – Full grain leather, stitched with extra strength thread, and soft lining. Leather ties and strap to attach to your tail piece. Available in black. $49.95
Howard Core Quiver – Full grain leather, stitched with extra strength thread, leather ties to attach to your bass. Available in black. $39.95
Bobelock Bass Bow Case with Canvas Cover – French or German bass bow case with attached zippered canvas cover, strap and rosin pocket. Sturdy Bobelock construction, velour lining surrounded by a sturdy plywood shell. $90.00 (F)
$95.00 (G)
Bobelock Bass Bow Case with Vinyl Cover – French or German bass bow case with black vinyl cover. Sturdy Bobelock construction, velour lining surrounded by a sturdy plywood shell. $75 (F)
$85 (G)
Bobelock Double Bass Bow Case with Vinyl Cover – Double French or German bass bow case with black vinyl cover. Sturdy Bobelock construction, velour lining surrounded by a sturdy plywood shell. $99 (F)
$99 (G)
Protec Bass Bow Case – Canvas covered bass bow case, fits French or German style bow. Detachable shoulder strap, rosin pocket, velvet lined. $55.00

Bass Rosins

Pops Bass Rosin – For beginners and professionals, extremely soft rosin, formulated in Houston Texas. Their claim of ‘World’s most popular bass rosin’ is well deserved. (No brag, just fact!) $9.95
Kolstein Ultra Soft Bass Rosin – Ultra Formulation Supreme rosin. World famous for its low powdering and smooth, easy bowing. $13.50
Kolstein All Weather Bass Rosin – Ultra Formulation Supreme rosin. World famous for its low powdering and smooth, easy bowing. $13.50
Carlsson Swedish Bass Rosin – Made in Sweden by the Hart Family for generations. A medium/hard rosin. $14.95
Nyman Swedish Bass Rosin – Another rosin made by the Nyman Hart Family for generations. A medium/hard rosin in a foil-wrapped cake in flip-top plastic container. $15.95

Other String Bass Accessories

Sloane Tuning Machines – Cast bronze with stainless steel worm gear and anodized aluminum core. 50:1 fine tooth gearing. Available in four handle styles: Original, English, Italian, or Venetian. Installation additional. $599 (4 str)
$699 (5 str)
Marvin Wire Tailpiece – Marvin cable tailpieces are a totally new tailpiece design for double basses that provide greater sound and sustain, and less mass/weight muting the vibration of the bridge. $89.95
Onyx Bass Wheel – Light-weight, stainless steel 6″ wheel designed to cushion the ride of your upright bass. Just remove your endpin and insert wheel. Will not leak. $75
Double Bass Stand – Keep your upright bass ready to play! Two height-adjustable cushioned arms to support the bass, with safety bar to secure the neck, bow hook and knobs for height adjustment. $59.95
Genuine Tourte Mute for Double Bass- Two slits on either side to allow mute to fit over D and A and slide up and down when not in use. Designed for chamber music, orchestra and personal practice – light muting level. $9.95
Ultra Practice Mute for Double Bass- The Ultra Practice Mute is molded from sound-deadening rubber, and for practice muting is superior to metal mutes. Proudly made in the USA. $12.95
Kolstein Bass Bib – luxurious protective velvet covering with satin backing, complete with an accessory pocket and a handy pencil holder. Attaches around base of neck with Velcro strap. Available in two color combinations (Black velvet with Red satin/accents, or Brown velvet with Gold satin/accents). $29.50

 

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