The Twelfth Fret - Guitarists' Pro Shop
2132 Danforth Ave Toronto Canada | Sales: 416-423-2132 | Service: 416-423-1554 | sales@12fret.com

Bass Vintage and Used

When Leo Fender invented the electric bass guitar in the early days of the 1950s, music changed forever.   The Twelfth Fret features a wide and frequently changing collection of vintage and used basses.  If you’re looking for something in particular, contact us.    We set instruments up to the player’s requirements and we ship worldwide.


1976 Gibson Thunderbird Bicentennial Bass Black

The Gibson Thunderbird Bicentennial, as seen here, is a fairly rare bird. In black or 'ebony', only 91 were made in 1976 with

2017 Elrick Expat New Jazz Standard Bass Guitar Sunburst

Rob Elrick has been building high end basses since the 1990s. To make his work more accessible, Elrick Expat models are built in Europe

2006 Hofner 62 Reissue Beatle Bass

There are a few instruments that are immediately bring to mind particular artists, and the Hofner Beatle Bass is one of them.

2012 Gibson Thunderbird Bass ‘Non Reverse’ 2013 Model

Gibson introduced the Thunderbird bass in 1963 as part of a new lineup of instruments created by legendary auto designer Ray Dietrich.

2016 Jason Kiefte Custom Thinline Archtop Bass Guitar

When I first saw the Kiefte Custom Thinline Archtop Bass Guitar, I thought it looked familiar; it is based on the successful Douglas Harrison GB

1977 Fender Jazz Bass in White Refinish

The Fender Jazz Bass appeared in 1960 and was aimed towards the jazz bassists who still played full size uprights. It rapidly moved into

2008 Ernie Ball Music Man Sterling 5 Bass

Ernie Ball Music Man builds some of the most popular basses - as with this Sterling 5, focusing on meeting the needs of the working

2013 Pedulla Thunderbolt 5-String Bass Sunburst

The Pedulla Thunderbolt 5-String bass combines a bolt-on maple neck and a laminated body, and like other Pedulla instruments, is built entirely in the USA.

2003 Hofner Club Bass

The Hofner Club Bass, also known as the Hofner 500/2 bass, is similar in design to the iconic 500/1 Beatle Bass, but with a traditional