New Arrivals



New and Used Upright Basses for Sale

Pete's Upright Bass Shop of Portland is proud to offer Oregon's largest selection of new and vintage instruments from the following makers and regions.

  • 1977 Engelhardt Well set up with adjustable bridge and a big sound.Very Good condition. Comes w/ bag. Easy action! $1,850.00

New Instruments - $1,150- $11,500

  • Hungarian "Viennese" Gorgeous bass. Rare. Full, projecting sound. ~ $11,500.


  • Shen Model 80 Laminated, Fully set up with D'Addario strings and adjustable bridge. Bag and bow included. ~ $1,995.


  • Eastman Strings Model 125 "Hybrid" Fully set up with D'Addario strings, adjustable bridge. Bag and bow included. ~ $2,695.


  • Chinese  Fully Carved "Violin Corner" Very nice! Big sound, Classy tuners, and not heavy. Fully set up, with D'Addario strings and bag. ~ $4,995.



Vintage Instruments - $2,000 and above.


  • 2000 Mathias 3/4  Fully Carved Romanian Flat Back w Heavy padded bag and bow (optional). Lovely darker patina with and a big sound for classical or jazz. One owner! Excellent condition. Reduced! $4,200.00     
  • 1988 Abraham Prescott, copy. Made by Patrick Marshall, Portland, Ore. This bass is a special instrument made by local luthier, Patrick Marshall. Large, but not heavy. Fingered C extension. Played, but in amazing condition. Big sound and quick response for such a large instrument. Very playable 42 in. string length! $16,000


  • 1999 Shen 3/4 Carved Double Bass. Excellent Condition! Gamba Sloping shoulders, full sound, projects well.~SOLD
  • 1941 Gibson 3/4 Laminated Double Bass #B-150-12/41 Focused sound! Excellent condition.~SOLD
  • 1962 Rauner  3/4 Hybrid. Carved Top, laminated back and sides. Great jazz bass.~SOLD               
  • 1958 Kay S-9 #40380 Blond Swingmaster VERY GOOD condition!
  • Knilling 3/4 Flatback ca.1999 Fully Carved. Set up for jazz- SOLD 
  • Bavarian 3/4 ca.1800 Amazing condition and sound. (a shop favorite!)- SOLD
  • German Flat back ca. 1860 Beautiful sound, restored by Kolstein- SOLD
  • Mueller 3/4 carved, Jazz or classical- SOLD
  • 1948 Kay M-1- SOLD
  • 1952 TV-1 VERY RARE! - SOLD.
  • Roth ca.1960- SOLD
  • Goetz ca. 1960- SOLD
  • German"Sears & Roebuck" 3/4 Flatback ca. 1900-- SOLD
  • Romanian Flat back ca.1970- Very focused jazz and arco. Excellent condition!- SOLD
  • 1999 Shen 7/8 Gemunder (- SOLD
  • 2002 Shen 7/8 Gemunder- SOLD
  • 1996 Franz Kollar, 3/4 Hybrid. made in Czech Republic. Excellent cond.