The Twelfth Fret - Guitarists' Pro Shop
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Bass Vintage and Used

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.


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2008 Gretsch G6136LSB White Falcon Bass

Based on and dressed to match the famous White Falcon guitar, the Gretsch G6136LSB is a fully hollow, long scale bass with that Gretsch tone.

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2013 Fender Nate Mendel P-Bass

The Fender Nate Mendel P-bass is based on the 1971 Candy Apple Red Precision bass used on recordings and tours by Nate Mendel of Foo

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1964 Gibson EB-0 Electric Bass

The Gibson EB-0 bass appeared in 1959 sporting the mahogany slab body design also used on the Les Paul Junior, to help offset the decline

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2008 G-L Tribute L-2000 Bass Left Handed

One of the early G&L products was the L-2000 bass, introduced in 1980. This bass has been a success, and in 2003 the Tribute

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2014 Hofner 500/1 Vintage 64 Bass

The Hofner 500/1 violin bass is one of the most recognisable instruments on earth. Immensely popular in the 1960s due to its association

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Late 1980s Tom Holmes THC Prototype Guitar and Bass

Tom Holmes THC guitars are not common, and have been mostly found in the hands of players like Billy Gibbons, Lenny Breau, Bo Diddley, and

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1972 Fender Precision Bass

1972 Fender Precision Bass, sunburst. Great condition, some oxidization on the tuners. Original hardshell case.

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1965 Hofner Beatle Bass SOLD

1965 Hofner Beatle Bass, no pickguard, original case.

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1963 Fender Precision Bass Sunburst (consignment) SOLD

This example of the 1963 Fender Precision Bass in Sunburst is in great playing condition, and is largely original. There is lots of buckle