Antonio Strad Model 53 Bass

$1,925.00

The Antonio Strad Model 53 Bass is the perfect bass for students just starting out or looking for a better quality instrument to study with.

Double Bass Sizing

How to measure for the Double bass

Bass sizing is based on the players height; see our chart for the approximate sizing.

It’s better to play on an instrument that is a bit smaller than one that is bigger, especially for beginners.

Also, please feel free to give us a ring. We can help over the phone or even FaceTime, Zoom or Google Hangouts: 800-284-9788

Double Bass Sizing
Bass SizeHeight
1/83.0' - 4.0'
1/44.0' - 4.5'
1/24.5' - 5.5'
3/45.5' and up
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Description

Antonio Strad Model 53 Bass

The Antonio Strad Model 53 Bass is the perfect bass for students just starting out or looking for a better quality instrument to study with. It is finished with a spruce veneer top and a flamed maple veneer back for a pleasing aesthetic. There are two varnishes offered: one version has a lacquer finish with a red-warm brown glow. The other version is finished with an oil spirit varnish and is a darker brown. The sound is strong on the lower register, making it perfect for playing in orchestras.

Available sizes: 3/4, 1/2, 1/4

BASS FEATURES

  • 100% handmade instrument
  • Professionally setup at our main workshop in San Antonio
  • Spruce veneer top
  • Maple veneer back and sides
  • Inlaid purfling
  • 100% ebony fingerboard and tailpiece
  • Machine head tuners
  • Hand-carved custom fitted-bridge
  • Prelude Strings
  • Meets and exceeds Suzuki and MENC standards