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Rare Pfretzschner Aluminum Double Bass, Buffalo Ny, Art Deco, Machine Age
Extremely rare aluminum string bass, circa 1930s, bass was originaly wood grain painted, has been stripped, restrung and set up, new bridge and tail piece, original wood carved headstock missing scroll original ebony fret board, Sounds amazing. If purchasing to play, wonderful decorative sculpture, Pfretzschner Aluminum Bass In 1928, The Aluminum Company of America manufactured 50 aluminum double basses at their Buffalo, NY plant for Carl Fischer, who owned a musical supply house in
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