Offered for sale from the Estate of Doug Stegmeyer (1951-95) is his Banchetti Electric upright “Practical Bass” by Paris Banchetti, ca. 1980s. used by Stegmeyer with Billy Joel.
Paris Banchetti built real acoustic instruments and took his knowledge and designed this stick bass.
Maple/walnut slab body, There are two sets of pickups, 2 Alembic pickup system with volume/tone. for a modern bass sound. The box is installed over a wooden reel in order to change its height and placement. There also is an Transducer mounted on the sides of the bridge real deal upright bass sound. This enables players to choose from acoustic-like sounds, jazz, precision and many others.
This bass has been neglected and not used for quite a while. It is missing the arms and hardware and can use a good cleaning, setup etc.
includes original soft cover!
Prices listed may reflect a 3% cash discount Visa, MC, AM/EX, Discover Bank trasfers also accepted.
48 hr approval on all mail order purchases. Buyer pays All shipping. Usually UPS, best economical way.
Mail order refunded within approval period. In store purchases have 7 day exchange, no cash refunds. Buyer pays all shipping and bank charges and 10% restocking fee.