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Vintage 1955-1958 Framus (Germany) 3/4 Upright Double String Bass w/Fishman Pickup

Sale price $2,400.00 Regular price $4,000.00

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Vintage 1955-1958 Framus (Germany) 3/4 Upright Double String Bass w/Fishman Pickup. Antonio Stradivarius Cremonensis Faciebat Anno 1721. Made in Germany. Framus website states that Framus started making upright basses in 1955, and;that serial numbers were used after 1959. No serial on this label, puts it manufacture date between 1955-1958. Has Fishman Pickup installed and adjusted by the late Jerry Cherry. This instrument was also the requested bass played by jazz greats: Milt Hinton, and Bob Haggert when they;performed in St Louis at the Mid-America Jazz Festival. Very comfortable to play. Note: Upper scroll has some chipped wood. See photos. Pickup in store 6 days/week. You may also arrange pickup by your own pack-and-ship carrier. [fwall]