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❌SOLD❌ Fender Precision Bass Maple Neck Black, 1975

❌SOLD❌  Fender Precision Bass Maple Neck Black, 1975

Here we have a handsome, almost all original, Fender Precision Bass Maple neck built at the CBS/Fender Fullerton plant in 1975 – the pot codes date to 1974. First appearing in October 1951, the Fender Precision bass was a brilliant piece of industrial design. This innovation brought modern influences to the bass world – such as the ability to reliably and consistently produce a precise pitch, and to play at any volume without feedback. Quickly adopted, the Precision Bass was updated in 1954 to visually match the new Stratocaster, and has been in production with really only minor modifications since then.   The P-Bass is arguably one of the most functionally successful bass instruments ever built, having appeared on more recordings and stages than any other bass. 

Vintage
Price: $3,450.00 CAD

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NO LONGER AVAILABLE!!! Fender 1956 Precision Bass Sunburst

NO LONGER AVAILABLE!!! Fender 1956 Precision Bass Sunburst

The Fender 1956 Precision Bass was a transition model and the last production version of this fantastically influential instrument before it took its final form in 1957. Introduced in 1951 with a ‘slab’ body and single coil pickup, the Precision Bass was rapidly popular and in 1954 gained ‘comfort contours’ to match the new Stratocaster model. In 1957, the P-Bass was revised with a larger headstock, new pickguard and the two-coil humbucking pickup that Fender, like most manufacturers, had been developing.  

Vintage
Price: $18,500.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Caparison Dellinger Bass Mike LePond Custom Prototype Black, 2009

❌SOLD❌ Caparison Dellinger Bass Mike LePond Custom Prototype Black, 2009

The Caparison Dellinger Bass has been around for some time, and here we have a prototype built for Mike LePond of Symphony X during 2009. Caparison guitars and basses have been built in Japan since 1995. The company was founded by the Charvel / Jackson Japan design group, and production was contracted to high end builders. In 2011, the company was bankrupt for a few months and re-opened under new ownership based in Cardiff, Wales.

Used
Price: $1,595.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Fender Elite Precision Bass Sunburst, 2016

❌SOLD❌ Fender Elite Precision Bass Sunburst, 2016

Updating the classic P-Bass, the Fender Elite Precision Bass adds a bridge Jazz Bass Pickup, active and passive circuitry, a contoured heel and a HiMass bridge. Quickly adopted after its 1952 introduction, the Precision Bass has become the standard bass for performers in virtually all genres. It has proven itself to be extremely durable, reliable, and versatile and many other builders have based instruments on the P-Bass concepts.

Used
Price: $1,650.00 CAD

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❌SOLD❌ Fender Precision 1956 Solidbody Electric Bass Sunburst

❌SOLD❌ Fender Precision 1956 Solidbody Electric Bass Sunburst

This is a rare treat – a wonderful Fender Precision 1956 Solidbody Electric Bass in very good, all original condition excepting strings, with some wear to the back finish from the player’s belt. The neck is quartersawn Maple and the body is Alder, with an overall weight around 8.5 pounds (3.9 kg). The finish on the neck is very clean and the headstock logo decal is in excellent condition.

Vintage
Price: $19,999.99 CAD

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SOLD!!! Fender American Professional Jazz Bass Olympic White

SOLD!!! Fender American Professional Jazz Bass Olympic White

The Fender American Professional Jazz bass is an update of the Fender Deluxe bass, originally released in 1960 and quickly renamed as the Jazz Bass. Fender believed the narrower neck and single coil pickups would appeal to jazz musicians. This bass became a legend as it caught on to more than just jazz players and it has been heard on countless classic recordings. The Fender American Professional Jazz bass retains much of the character of its ancestor while being updated with modern features to create an amazing contemporary bass.

New
Price: $1,999.99 CAD

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