For sale: Wilfer 1/2 size bass for sale: Chicago area
Owner: Ms. Andrea Eichler (847) 870-8056
It was appraised by Scott Henrie in 2003 for $8,000.00
Description: 1/2 size viol shaped string bass made by Emmanuel Wilfer in West Germany, circa 1960. The instrument bears the trade label of John Juzek. The top is of 2 piece spruce with a consistent medium wide grain. The back is carved of slightly figured plain maple with matching ribs and neck The pegbox is fitted with nickel plated brass and steel 1/2 plate tuning machines. The bass is ebony trimmed and fitted with an adjustable bridge. The varnish is a transparent reddish brown color shaded over golden ground color. The bass is in good condition.