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Fender P-Bass ’59 NOS’ 2008 (consignment) No Longer Available

Fender P-Bass '59 NOS' 2008 (consignment) No Longer Available

The Precision Bass took the world by storm when it was introduced in 1951, and while it’s been continuously produced since then, there’s been only two major revisions. The first was 1957, when the split humbucking pickup was introduced and 1959 when the rosewood fingerboard was added. This 1959 NOS example includes all the case candy and certificate of authenticity.

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Fender Telecaster With Parsons-White B Bender and Keith Tuners 2006 (consignment) SOLD

Fender Telecaster With Parsons-White B Bender and Keith Tuners 2006 (consignment)  SOLD

This is one neat little machine! Pitch changing opportunities abound here – the Keith tuners let you change tunings nearly instantly, and the B-bender works really well.The unit installed on this guitar is Gene Parson’s ‘Long Stroke’ version, which raises the B string a whole tone.The Parsons-White string bender is a bit of genius design; you don’t have to take your hands off the strings.

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Fender Blackface Tremolux amp 1966 (consignment) No Longer Available

Fender Blackface Tremolux amp 1966 (consignment) No Longer Available

Here we have a 1966, CBS-era blackface Tremolux head with the original 2×12 cabinet. The Tremolux was introduced in 1955 as a 15-watt amp with 6V6 tubes, and as a 35-watt amp with 6l6’s was discontinued in summer 1966.

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Fender ‘Pawn Shop’ Excelsior Amplifier DISCONTINUED

Fender 'Pawn Shop' Excelsior Amplifier  DISCONTINUED

The Fender ‘Pawn Shop’ series amps are very retro-cool. The relatively low power (13 watts) and 15″ speaker produce a full sound at reasonable volume. The electronics are split into two separate chassis for reduced noise. The amp can drive any 8-ohm speaker cabinet.

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Fender Wildwood I circa 1969 SOLD

Fender Wildwood I circa 1969      SOLD

The Wildwood series was a successor to the Kingman line. Using the Fender bolt-together concept and dyed beechwood, these guitars were produced in various colours from 1967 to 1971. Solid and dependable, these were sometimes seen on stages in big Country music TV shows. This appears to be an all-original piece.

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Fender Deluxe Jazz Bass V 2006 (consignment) SOLD

Fender Deluxe Jazz Bass V 2006 (consignment)  SOLD

Intended as a workingman’s 5-string bass, this example of the Fender Jazz Bass 5 steps up with flame maple top and gold hardware. It’s got all the sound and playability you expect from a Fender, and it looks great.

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