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This elegant instrument was inspired by the late Charlie Hayden’s beloved Vuillaume. Martin spent several days copying the specimen and this is his personal take on the model. Don’t let the small frame fool you, this bass has some boom boom! Superb highly flamed maple back and matching ribs. Spruce top beautifully arched with texture to die for! Martin J. Bailey tuners round out a sophisticated package. All it needs is a c extension!

String length 41”

Upper -19"


Lower-26 3/4"

Overstand-1 5/8"


Fine English bass by Martin Penning c.2020

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