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Fender / 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Jazz V / 1996 / Sunburst / Bass For Sale

1996 Fender 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Jazz V with a Sunburst finish in excellent + condition. It comes supplied in a tweed Fender case. The commemorative sticker is still on the pickguard.


Released in 1996 to celebrate 50 years of Fender Musical Instruments, the 50th Anniversary Jazz V was produced as a Limited Edition Model with only 500 basses produced. Each bass was shipped with its own individually numbered commemorative gold neck plate. This bass is numbered 390 of 500. Unique features to this model include the highly figured Flame maple top and back to the alder body finished in Antique Sunburst with gold hardware throughout.


This is an excellent bass with a superb even sound right across the fretboard. This bass has tons of tone and the growl is fantastic. With both pickups and tone up full this bass really sings with loads of top-end, the mids punch through and the bottom end holds it all together.


There is only light signs of play-wear and a few very tiny scuffs/dings in the finihs, mainly around the edges of the body and a couple on the top edge of the headstock. The neck finish has only light play-wear and lacquer checking. The frets are very clean having been dressed in our workshop and have plenty of life left in them. The truss rod works as it should and the neck is straight. The headstock is clean overall but does have a very small, surface only, crack coming from the screw hole under the B string tuner. 


Fully set up in our workshop with a set of flat-wound strings and a medium/low action giving great playability. Serial JV390. Weight 9 lbs 11.5 oz. Nut Width 47.7 mm. Depth at 1st fret 21.6 mm. 3-month warranty included.

Andy Baxter Bass & Guitars Ltd, UK  

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Andy Baxter Bass & Guitars has established a name as the best place to shop for vintage basses in the UK. We're also getting a name for ourselves stocking fine vintage 6 string electric & acoustic guitars. All instruments are thoroughly checked over and set up before sale. We offer free setups for the first year after purchase. 

As a reputable and knowledgeable dealer, we offer the complete variety of brands, including Fender, Gibson, Rickenbacker, Music Man, Hofner, and Vox. Vintage bass guitars with a high degree of character and investment value are our specialty. We work with musicians, collectors and dealers around the globe, and offer quick delivery worldwide.

Have a look at the website often, as our inventory changes regularly. Chances are, you’ll find what you need. If you don’t, contact us and using our guitar-finding service we will track down your heart’s desire.


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If you are happy to buy over the internet, I will send you as much information about the bass guitar you're interested in as I can, and if you require more high resolution photos dont hesitate to ask.

You can always make an appointment with me and come and try some of the Bass guitars out first. I will consider part exchange, if it makes your desired bass a little easier to afford.

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Payments are to be made on the dates agreed. If the customer fails to do so or pulls out of an agreed deal after 1 month has elapsed from the date of the first payment, 10% of the agreed sale price is non refundable. A further 10% will be added each consecutive month thereafter. Within the first month a 5% fee is applied. Andy Baxter Bass has the right to withdraw from any agreement and re list the item if payments are not made on the agreed dates.  A 10% non refundable deposit will hold any guitar for 30 days. With installment / layaway / deposit agreements all sales are final, no returns, no refunds and no exceptions. 

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Merchandise is sold as is. Please ask all questions, view all pictures etc, before purchasing. We do not negotiate price after the sale. No exceptions. Just the same, if you find out that the guitar or gear doesn’t work for you, you can return it within 48 hours. Please call or email for return authorization before shipping any merchandise back. Returned merchandise must be shipped fully insured at the customer’s cost and in it’s original condition. Upon receipt of the merchandise, a refund (less shipping and any other applicable fees) will be issued within 48 hours, subject to a 5% restocking fee.  The restocking fees will be waived if the instrument is damaged. ALL dealers will be charged restocking fee on returns for any reason due the the common practice of reselling. Special orders are not returnable. Amplification sent overseas is not returnable under any circumstaces unless damaged upon arrival.

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