When Leo Fender invented the electric bass guitar in the early days of the 1950s, music changed forever. The Twelfth Fret features a wide and frequently changing collection of vintage and used basses. If you’re looking for something in particular, contact us. We set instruments up to the player’s requirements and we ship worldwide.
1965 Hofner Beatle Bass model 500/1, good condition, plays very well. No pickguard, original case.
This example of the 1963 Fender Precision Bass in Sunburst is in great playing condition, and is largely original. There is lots of buckle
The Guild Starfire Bass II was popular with a number of high-profile bass players in the late 1960's and early 1970's, notably Jack Casady of
This 2012 Fender American Standard Jazz Bass is in fantastic, near mint condition. It's all original with Fender Custom Shop pickups and rosewood
Here is a very well preserved 1978 Fender Jazz Bass in a custom colour. Officially, this colour was designated 'Walnut', but many people
Here's something not quite vintage, but certainly unusual - a 2006 Gretsch White Falcon Bass G6136LSB (Long Scale Bass). The Gretsch White Falcon was introduced
Relatively rare, this 1963 Fender Bass VI is in good visual, working and playing condition. Introduced in 1961 and built till 1975, Leo
This 1982 Steinberger L2 Fretless Bass, number 466, is in great condition, with all the parts. As a fretless, it is not a conversion,