Jan Bina (attributed)

Prague, circa 1880




3/4 Prague Orchestra/Solo Bass (Sold)
Upper Bout: 20 1/2" Belly Length: 42 3/4" top, 44" back
Center Bout: 15" String Length: 40 5/8"
Bottom Bout: 25 1/2" Varnish: Golden Brown
Rib Depth: 7 3/4" (tapering to 6 1/4" at the Neck) 
Top: 2-piece Spruce
Back: 2- piece Maple Flatback with angle break
Ribs: Maple
Neck / Scroll: Beech with Flamed Maple Neck Graft

Features: This is a beautifully made Viennese/Prague style bass. After researching this bass, the maker Jan Bina and his history as well as seeing several pictures of his basses, we are attributing this bass to him. I have discussed this with other bass dealers in USA and Central Europe as well who also agree on the attribution.

Note: This Bass has been Sold.


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