Vuillaume School Double Bass by
"luthier du Conservatorie Royal de Bruxelles"
& *"luthier du Conservatorie Liege" (*labeled as)
Succeeded the Shop of Nicolas Francois Vuillaume,
Full bodied Vuillaume style modelling with masterful workmanship by Mougenot
|Vuillaume School Orchestral Double Bass ~ Flat Back|
|Upper Bout: 21 3/4"||Belly Length: 45" (Back over Button is 45 1/2")|
|Center Bout: 15"||String Length: 41 3/4"|
|Bottom Bout: 27"||Varnish: Golden Brown|
|Rib Depth: 8" (Tapering slightly from the Middle Bout, then sharper from the Upper Bout to 6 3/8" at the Neck)|
|Back / Ribs: Lightly Figured Maple|
|Neck / Scroll: Maple, with Maple Neck Graft, original French Tuning Gears and Chromatic C-Extension.|
Features: The Mougenot is a beautifully made Violin-grade classic Vuillaume model Bass with tone and power to match. This Bass is almost 100% original in the state it was made with the exception of a partially repaired lower Rib. This Bass lived in Belgium for most of its life until recently when brought over to the 'States in the early 1990s.
Note: Fully restored by Jeff Bollbach in New York, 2010/11 with handmade chromatic low C-Extension.
|A Beautiful elongated French style Scroll of the highest order with handmade chromatic C-Extension by Jeff Bollbach, NY|
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