Christopher Orchestral Bass DB204 Busetto DB203 Violin and DB202 Gamba Model
Choice, properly dried and aged, all laminate woods are used, nicely flamed maple, great quality woods throughout. Set up with Adjustable Bridge fitted to the top.
This 200 series bass is available in 3 body styles with the different corners; Gamba, Violin and Busetto.
All models are available in 1/4, 1/2 and 3/4 size.
The 203 Violin and 204 Busetto styles are also available in 7/8 size but NOT 7/8 5 string.
(7/8 5 string is available in the carved top 300 series and all carved 500 series)
Really low jazz action takes $195 work on the fingerboard as I REALLY work it over repeatedly for a LOW jazz action when desired. I can dial in a 3 to 3.5 mm height for the G and D strings and not much higher on the A and E! I get RAVE reviews on this low jazz action as it is EXTREMELY low and easy playing without buzzing and rattling.
Laminated Spruce top and fine flamed maple sides/back
Hand carved maple neck and scroll
Finished in Amber Brown w/shade
Ebonized Maple Tailpiece w/steel hanger
Brass machine heads
Adjustable bridge & endpin
( Strings and soft case orderable below )
Durable, lovely, and ready to play any style of music.
HUGE SOUNDING IN 7/8 MODEL !
**IMPORTANT SHIPPING NOTES:
$99 shipping to Qualified Commercial addresses not more than 600 miles or so from our shop in Pasadena, CA.
A Qualified* Commercial Address is defined as a business address in an area that is incorporated or “Zoned” Commercial and where a large truck has “easy access” (a shipping & receiving dock or a place that is directly adjacent to an entrance not requiring any additional handling, i.e.; stairs or anything past the front door.
There are additional handling charges for those and other services). When choosing the “Commercial Address” option below be sure to include the name of the Company in the shipping address in the checkout process.
$99 Shipping to “Qualified* Commercial Address” requires the address to be located within 30 minutes, or so, of a major city, on major U.S. shipping arteries and not more than 600 miles or so from our shop in Pasadena Ca.
Shipping rates can vary greatly depending on where you live. More remote commercial shipping addresses on the East Coast, New England, New York, New Jersey as well as Florida or the upper Midwestern States such as North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, for example, require additional shipping charges usually running between $35 and $85, but in the most crowded or remote areas can add on up to $140. These types of shipping destinations are more expensive to ship to from us here in California.
The customer will need to make up the difference between the initial $99 shipping and the actual shipping costs. In any case, FMI will contact you if there is additional shipping due.
Shipping to a residential address is $45 more to any State as it takes special handling by the freight line.
For exact shipping quotes inside or outside the continental United States CLICK HERE, describe the instrument as below, tell us where you are and we'll e-mail a shipping quote back to you.
HOW TO FIND OUR STORE
We DO NOT have a storefront on busy Washington Blvd. We are down our driveway located between the Arbor Vista Retirement Center and 787 East Washington Blvd. with plenty of our own off-street parking. Turn in the driveway and you'll see our store pictured above. (Follow the signs on 787 that say "789 Parking in Rear".) Below is a shot down our driveway from the streetview.
Our phyical address is 789 East Washington Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91104.
Fantastic Musical Instruments specializes in stringed instruments
with a caring hands on approach.
Our Store Hours are: Monday thru Friday 11 AM to 6 PM
& Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM.
We can also be available on Sundays by appointment.
Call Ph: 626-794-7554 at least 24 hours in advance to
arrange for a Sunday appointment.
Need more information? Didn't find what you're looking for?
Give us your feedback.
Tell us how we're doing and how we can better serve you.
Click here to email Sales. OR Click here to email Customer Service.
View Larger Map