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Upright Basses trade in and upgrade policy

It seems that more and more often, shops that sell violins (and upright basses) offer some kind of trade in policy for those interested in upgrading to a better instrument. They often have all sorts of hooks and restrictions though: For instance, having to buy an upgraded bass, that is a certain percentage more than the previous bass, or even double the price. For some odd reason, the price of the new bass that you want to upgrade to ends up being super inflated or you have to add all sorts of things to it (better strings, endpins, or whatever) to get a good bass. Our new upright basses trade in and upgrade policy is simple.

If you buy a bass from us and you later decide that you would like to buy another bass of equal or greater value, you can get the new bass for 15% less!

For example, let's say you bought the new Thompson RM-100 upright bass from us, and you now want to buy a nicer, more expensive bass like one of the great GB Rogeri basses or Wan-Bernadels. While the regular price of one of these basses would ordinarily be $4,950, you would get 15% off (or $743). The new price would be then, $4,207 including everything that we normally offer: same perfect set up, strings of your choice, deluxe cover, etc...). The nice thing about this policy is that you get to keep your old bass, or sell it yourself. Keeping the old bass AND get $743 off, that's like a $2,093 value (this based on the RM-100 value of $1,350).

  • Again, if you buy (or have bought) a bass from us, and now want a 2nd one, take 15% off that new bass price.
  • You keep your old bass too, no trade in required.

You shouldn't need a slide rule to calculate on what the benefits or savings could or would be when trading in or upgrading your bass. This is so simple and it is a great offer!