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Kavalier Bass

The Kavalier is a compact medium-scale Bass that packs a wide variety of tones into an unassuming package.

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Solid-Body construction

The solid-body Alder construction, complete with comfortable shapings, packs a serious punch, snappy attack and long sustain.

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Custom Phonico Splitbucker

The custom made Phonico Splitbucker manages to pull three unique sounds out of a single pickup through an innovative wiring.

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Plek Processed

A Plek processed fretboard guarantees perfectly level frets. It's what makes all our instruments play like nothing you have ever played before.

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Colossally compact

This bass is meticulously crafted to deliver a powerhouse performance in a compact and player-friendly design.

The 30.5" scale strikes the perfect balance, offering a comfortable and easy playing experience without compromising on the richness of tone.
Fitted with our acclaimed Phonico Splitbucker, this bass opens up a sonic palette that spans from deep, resonant lows to articulate highs, giving you unparalleled versatility for any musical style.

Each Duesenberg bass is a testament to our commitment to precision craftsmanship. From the premium materials to the attention to detail, we've created an instrument that not only looks stunning but also delivers a remarkable playing experience.

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Made to hold something that lasts

A good case is one that's more sturdy than what's inside.

Handsome, laid-back and simply a good place for your instrument. Meet the Duesenberg Custom Line Cases. True flightcase quality, classically shaped, beautifully handcrafted and made to endure the most realistic and unrealistic abuses. It's a case you can just throw in the back of a car, train or airplane and won't have to worry about.

This instrument comes including the Duesenberg Custom Line Case as standard.

Type: Bolt-on Neck, 1-piece Maple
Width: 40 mm / 1.57" (nut), 57 mm / 2.24" (12th fret)
Thickness: 21 mm / 0.83" (1st fret), 23 mm / 0.90" (12th fret)
Shape: Medium D
Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood, radius 305 mm / 12"
Inlays: Cream dots
Frets: 21 Jumbo 2.8 x 1.0 mm
Scale length: 774 mm / 30.5"
Trussrod: Steel dual-action
Headstock: Matching Body Color
Type: Solid Alder
Dimensions: 48 x 35 cm / 18.9" x 13.8"
Height (sides): 4.0 cm / 1.6"
Pickguard: 3-ply Black or Aged White
Binding: Cream binding (Narvik Blue only)
Finish: PUR lacquer
Tuners: Duesenberg Z-Tuners Bass
Bridge: Duesenberg 4D Bridge
Strap pins: Duesenberg Standard (Straplock compatible)
Hardware finish: Nickel
Strings: Duesenberg Shortscale 50/107 (050-070-090-107)
Pickup: Duesenberg Phonico Splitbucker
Wiring: 1 Master Volume, 1 Master Tone, 3-Way Tone Selector
Bag: Duesenberg Custom Line Case (included)
Tools: All required allen keys (included)

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Semi Hollow

Bent sides and glued on top and back. Added solid center block. The classic construction. Semi-Hollow instruments combine the distinct tone of a hollow construction with the feedback resistance of a solid body. Extremely versatile.


A solid body that features big sound chambers for enhanced tone and weight reduction. Particularly characteristic tone somewhere between a solid and semi-hollow construction.


Made from a single slab of wood. Delivers instant response, a lot of attack and sustain and perfect feedback resistance.