We Buy a variety of American made Vintage and used laminate (plywood) Double Basses as well as electric Upright Basses and vintage guitars. We particularly like Engerhardt, Kay and American Standard laminate upright basses and Ampeg and Epiphone upright Electric basses. We also buy estates and collections as well as vintage and used electric guitars. We're located in Chicago so you must bring your bass into our shop to complete the sale. See our "how to sell" page for more details how you can sell us your bass.
These instruments are BIG, hard to move and easy to damage. If your double bass needs work we will consider buying it as long as it can be restored however the value of your bass may be reduced depending on the nature of the restoration work required. When in doubt please contact us to discuss the condition of your bass.
The best thing to do is contact us if you're selling your American upright double bass so we can discuss what you're selling. Call our shop at 773-878-8616 and ask for Ben or drop by our shop, Rock N Roll Vintage Inc. located at 4740 N Lincoln in Chicago. Please see our "Contact Us" page for details on how to discuss selling your bass. Once again we are located in Chicago so you must be able to bring your bass into our shop, we can't ship double basses.
We also do full upright bass repair and restoration work. Please see our repair page - Double Bass Repairs Information -