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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1965 Fender Precision Bass Sunburst

Though not the very first - that distinction goes to the 1937 Tutmark Model 736 - the Fender Precision Bass is the most recorded bass.

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2015 Fender American Vintage ’64 Jazz Bass

Leo Fender introduced the Jazz Bass in 1960 to widen the appeal of Fender's ground-breaking designs to jazz upright bass players.

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2003 Hofner Club Bass

The Hofner Club Bass, also known as the Hofner 500/2 bass, is similar in design to the iconic 500/1 Beatle Bass, but with a traditional

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1975 Fender Musicmaster Bass, Blonde

The Fender Musicmaster Bass was built between 1970 and 1983, to provide a quality entry level bass. It was often paired with a

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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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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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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

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2006 Gretsch White Falcon Bass G6136LSB (consignment) SOLD

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