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Fender 60th Anniversary Precision Bass Sunburst, 2006

Fender 60th Anniversary Precision Bass Sunburst, 2006

Reflecting, 2006 was a very good year for instruments like this Fender 60th Anniversary Precision Bass – delivering slight improvements on a winning formula. Many of the 2006 Fenders we’ve  seen from this year have been quite good. The Fender Precision Bass has been one of the most influential instrument designs, with an impact far beyond simply playing the instrument.

Used
Price: $1,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ G&L L-2000 E Series Bass Sunburst, 2016

⚌Reduced‼  G&L L-2000 E Series Bass Sunburst, 2016

Introduced in 1980, the G&L L-2000 bass was one of Leo Fender’s last bass designs.   The first was the 1953 Fender Precision Bass and it’s hard to overstate its influence on how music is presented.  This example dates to 2016 at the G&L shop on Fender Avenue in Fullerton, California, and is in very good, clean original condition. It plays well, and the finish and frets have very little wear.

Used
Price: $1,850.00 CAD
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Fender Precision Bass Sunburst, 1967

Fender Precision Bass Sunburst, 1967

Here is one of the cleanest vintage Fender Precision Basses we’ve seen in a while, dating to 1967 and with its original case, bridge and pickup covers. The Fender Precision Bass, introduced in late 1951 as a logical progression from Fender’s guitar design, has been hands down one of the most influential musical instrument designs in history.

Vintage
Price: $9,500.00 CAD
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Fender Jazz Bass V American Standard Sunburst, 2016

Fender Jazz Bass V American Standard Sunburst, 2016

The Fender Jazz Bass V, as an American Standard version, was built from 1998 to 2000, then from 2008 to 2016. The American Standard name was dropped in 2017 to be replaced by the American Professional line. Despite being listed in catalogs as the “Jazz Bass V”, the “V” does not appear on the headstock logo of this instrument. The five-string bass seems to have appeared in 1965 as the short-lived Fender Bass V.

Used
Price: $1,500.00 CAD
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⚌Reduced‼ Roscoe Century Standard 5 String Fretless Bass Natural, 2014

⚌Reduced‼ Roscoe Century Standard 5 String Fretless Bass Natural, 2014

This Roscoe Century Standard 5 String Fretless Bass is in natural finish, and built during 2014 in Greensboro, North Carolina. This is a somewhat long scale bass at 35 inches, with the longer scale used to improve definition on the lower notes of the 5th string. In terms of construction, the Roscoe Century Standard 5 is a bolt-on design with a Swamp Ash body and a 3-piece quartersawn Maple neck with Graphite inserts and an Ebony fingerboard, with metal-filled fret slots for accuracy.

Used
Price: $2,250.00 CAD
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❌SOLD❌ VR Custom Six String Fretless Bass by Vadim Rubtsov Natural, 1994

❌SOLD❌ VR Custom Six String Fretless Bass by Vadim Rubtsov Natural, 1994

Next up is a VR Custom Six String Fretless Bass by Vadim Rubtsov, one of the first he built in Canada and of African Padouk and Wenge with a Camatillo fingerboard.

Used
Price: $1,999.00 CAD

This instrument has sold

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