|Serial Number||325246, built 1965 in Recanati, Italy.|
|Pricing||$1999.99 CAD with original case. SOLD|
|Neck||Bolt-on Maple neck with bound rosewood fingerboard and dot markers. VOX logo on headstock, ‘Made in Italy by Vox’ on back of head.|
|Frets||Original frets, including zero frets, with minor play wear.|
|Body||Classic Teard-Drop shape, very few dings or scratches.|
|Finish||Original gloss sunburst finish in excellent condition.|
|Hardware/electronics||All original hardware in nickel with very little corrosion. Even the original mute mechanism works! Three single-coil pickups with 3-way selector switch and three original knobs – neck tone, middle tone, master volume. As was common to many European instruments of the time, the full-clockwise position for the tones has maximum effect – opposite to standard Fender / Gibson wiring. Bigsby-type tailpiece featuring individual forward rollers, with original roller bridge including cover and fully operational built-in lever-style mute.|
|Playability/Action||Plays well and can be easily set up to the player’s requirements. Currently strung with flatwounds.|
|Case||Original case in very good condition.|
|Comments||The Vox Mark VI was introduced in 1963, with 6 and 12 string versions and the bass made famous by Bill Wyman; it was . This example is in excellent, original condition and includes strap and Vox polishing cloth.Vox instruments were originally built in England, but by 1965 demand -especially from North America – far outstripped Vox’s ability to supply, so they contracted with the EKO plant in Italy to produce Vox instruments. They were finally discontinued in the 1970′s.|
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