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‼️Reduced‼️ F Bass Fretless Bass, Maple and Poplar, 1982

‼️Reduced‼️ F Bass Fretless Bass, Maple and Poplar, 1982

This F Bass Fretless bass uses three woods – Flamed Maple for the neck, Poplar for the wings, and African Blackwood for the fingerboard. It uses a neck-through construction. For hardware, Schaller tuners are at the head, and a Leo Quan Badass bridge with a riser. Electronics are passive and consist of a Aguilar AG4J-HC pickup in the bridge position, paired with a Hi-A (High-Asymmetry) pickup in the neck position. This bass originally shipped with a Seymour Duncan Jazz pickup in the bridge position.

Vintage
Price: $2275 CAD
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‼️Reduced‼️ Fender Limited Edition USA Geddy Lee Jazz Bass Trans Crimson, 2015

‼️Reduced‼️ Fender Limited Edition USA Geddy Lee Jazz Bass Trans Crimson, 2015

The Fender Limited Edition USA Geddy Lee Jazz Bass was built in Corona, California, and is based on an Alder body with Flame Maple Top, finished in translucent crimson red poly. The neck is Maple with a combination of oil finish on the rear of the neck and gloss Poly on the fingerboard and headstock. The rear of the head has Geddy Lee’s signature.

Used
Price: $2750 CAD
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Fender Jazz Bass Refinished Sunburst, 1966

Fender Jazz Bass Refinished Sunburst, 1966

The Fender Jazz Bass appeared in 1960, at a time when Fender dominated the electric guitar and bass market, but needed to introduce new models. The Jazz Bass Intended as a Deluxe instrument with a very different sound, look and feel from the Precision Bass, which had in a few years become a standard. However, the P-Bass was not fully accepted by Jazz players, and Fender wanted to expand their market to include them.

Vintage
Price: $4500 CAD
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Reduced❗️ Fender Jazz Bass 1975 Reissue Natural, 2001

Reduced❗️  Fender Jazz Bass 1975 Reissue Natural, 2001

The Fender Jazz Bass used the same proven Fender construction, with an Alder or Ash body and bolt on Maple neck. At 1960, Fender was learning how to add Rosewood fingerboards to their necks, and this was partly to win Gibson players over. The Jazz Bass had the new ‘offset’ body style, and a pair of single coil pickups. The earliest models used two concentric pots, each controlling volume and tone for one pickup. This soon gave way to the modern layout, of two volumes and one master tone control.

Used
Price: $1500 CAD
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Fender American Special Jazz Bass White, 2011

Fender American Special Jazz Bass White, 2011

The Fender American Special Jazz Bass appeared during 2011, and features an Alder body with Maple neck, Pau Ferro fingerboard, and Vintage Alnico pickups. Very similar to the American Standard series, the American Special most visibly features the Greasebucket tone circuit, which rolls off highs while maintaining low-end definition.Fender introduced the Jazz Bass during 1960, and offered a much narrower neck than the wildly successful Precision Bass, and a pair of single coil pickups, with two pole pieces per string.

Used
Price: $1000 CAD
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Hofner Violin Bass 500/1 Vintage Finish 1963 Relic, 2018

Hofner Violin Bass 500/1 Vintage Finish 1963 Relic, 2018

The Hofner Violin Bass 500/1 Vintage Relic is a limited production bass built to order, reproducing the 1963 instrument built for Paul McCartney.

New
Price: $4099 CAD
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