Giuseppe Lombardi

Dovadola (Italy), F.O. 1981 ~ #38

(Engraved inside the Back and stamped)


A visually stunning Testore style model by Giuseppe Lombardi with a sound to match.

Full 3/4 Orchestral Flatback Double Bass
Upper Bout: 19 7/8" Belly Length: 42 1/4
Center Bout: 13" String Length: 41 7/8"
Bottom Bout: 25 3/8" Varnish: Chestnut Brown
Rib Depth: 7 7/8" ( upper Bout tapers to 7 1/8")
Top: Slab Cut Italian Pine
Back / Ribs: Slab Cut Italian Poplar
Neck / Scroll: Italian Poplar with Maple Neck Graft

Features: The Bass was just repaired with a new Ebony Fingerboard with CF Rod, Ebony Nut, Saddle, a new Pecanic Cocobolo Tailpiece, new Sound Post and new Bridge with adjusters by Nick Lloyd in Ohio.

Note: This Bass arrived recently from Italy (4/08). Although the Bass was set-up and playable as-is we decieded that the Bass needed a better set-up with traditional components as mentioned above.

Traditional Slab cut Woods proudly displayed on this Modern Classic Italian Double Bass.
Charming Italian Scroll work here by Lombardi with his #38 engraved in the Button.
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