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3109T Boston
May 14, 2018 12:00PM - May 21, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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German Contrabass, c. 1880

$6,150$5,000
Auction: Musical Instruments - 3109T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 14, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

German Contrabass, c. 1880, unlabeled, length of back 108 cm.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Multiple repaired top cracks including long saddle/bass bar crack, numerous rib cracks, repaired damage to upper back and button area, damage to head. Approximate vibrating string length 106 cm.


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