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Fender Precision Bass 1967 (consignment) Sold

Fender Precision Bass 1967  (consignment) Sold

Here’s a Fender Precision Bass from 1967. The P-Bass has been the most successful bass instrument ever, and appears on more recordings in more styles than any other bass.

Extremely durable as well as versatile, these basses just keep going.

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Fender Precision Bass, 1978 (consignment) SOLD

Fender Precision Bass, 1978 (consignment) SOLD

Here’s an excellent condition Fender Precision Bass from 1978. The P-Bass is likely the most recorded instrument in history, and its portability and potential for volume is heavily responsible for how music is now presented. It’s been produced without break since 1951 and has remained a standard throughout.

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Fender Precision Bass 1965 SOLD

Fender Precision Bass 1965 SOLD

One of the most brilliant of Leo Fender’s innovations, the Precicion Bass took the music world by storm and was the key element allowing radical changes in how music was presented (and how loud it could get).

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Fender Precision Bass refinished 1968 (consignment) SOLD

Fender Precision Bass refinished 1968 (consignment) SOLD

Here’s a nicely refinished 1968 Fender Precision Bass. There have been lots of good reasons to refinish an old instrument, and this one was done professionally without significantly altering the edges or contours. The DiMarzio pickup was likely installed in the late 70’s or early 80’s for a punchier tone. This bass plays well, sounds and looks great.

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Fender Jazz Bass 1965 (consignment) SOLD

Fender Jazz Bass 1965 (consignment) SOLD

Here’s a great condition L-series 1965 Fender Jazz Bass. The Jazz Bass has been in continuous production, with some variations, since its introduction in 1960. This version has individual volume controls and one tone control, and was built just prior to the shift to block position markers and bound fingerboard.

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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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