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Fender / Jazz Bass / 1964 / Olympic White / Bass For Sale

How do you stand out from the crowd? With a 1964 Fender Jazz Bass in Olympic White with a matching headstock of course…

This bass really looks the part. The clear coat has yellowed with time and it’s covered in battle scars but there seems to be a swagger about it. Time has been kind to this bass and even though its certainly been used, there is no signs of abuse.

The tortoiseshell pick guard has warped a little and there’s a tip missing from the lower horn but that is to be expected. Apart from the broken tip there are no other points where the guard has cracked which is nice to see. The hardware is in wonderful shape. The control plate, bridge and covers are all very shiny with only a little corrosion on the saddles.

Electronically everything is as it should be. The black bottom pickups look undisturbed as do the solder joints in the control cavity. The pots are dated week 22 of 1964. The finish on the neck has worn wonderfully but the fretboard and frets are very well preserved with plenty of life left in both. The matching olympic white headstock is in great shape too with the yellowing being the only sign of wear.

The bass comes with its correct White Tolex hardshell case which in itself is very special as these were only available for a short time between 1963 and early 1964.

This bass does the thing that you want when it comes to tone. The neck is smooth whilst the bridge brings that growl thats so synonymous with the instrument. The ability to combine the two in varying degrees really makes you question why you’d need any other bass.

A custom colour Fender from 1964 is really a no-brainer and when one comes along like this one it has to be a players dream. Don’t let it get away.

ATB Guitars, UK  

Contact name:
Mike Long
Vintage Gibson, Fender and Martin from 1940's-1970's
Opening hours:
24 hours

Hello we’re ATB Guitars.

We are one of Europes leading sellers of vintage and rare guitars. We only sell vintage Gibson and Fender electric guitars from 1950 until 1975 and have an extensive inventory to browse in our bricks and mortar store in Cheltenham, UK or in our online web store.

Payment and p/x:

All prices are in UK GBP £ Sterling. Payment can be made by Paypal, bank transfer, cash, or money order cashiers cheque etc. 

Should you not be absolutely delighted with your purchase you may return it to Cheltenham, at your own expense, within 7 days from the date of delivery for a full refund. The item must not have been altered or tampered with in any way, and it must arrive in the same condition as it left us.

Postage and shipping:

We ship within the UK by Royal Mail Recorded (small items under 2Kg), TNT or UPS and Worldwide by Royal Mail Airmail Signed For (small under 2Kg) Parcelforce, UPS or FedEx. All shipping prices include expert packing, cartons and packing materials but not insurance which is typically around 2% of items value. Currently approx shipping rates for a single guitar are as follows:

UK excluding Northern Ireland and Highlands £29
Most of mainland Europe £49
U.S.A. £129
Asia £149 - £190
Rest of World including S. America £149 - £275


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