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1965 Fender Precision Bass with a sunburst finish over an Alder body. Serial: L57491. It's in excellent + condition and all original, including the case. It has a wide and slim C profile maple neck with a beautifully figured rosewood fingerboard, a 7.25" radius and pearl dots. Supplied with 3-months warranty and 14-day returns policy.

 

As you can see the Sunburst is still incredibly vibrant. There's a few small scuffs and dings around the edges. There's also some patches of wear on the back of the body which, from our experience, is usually the result of something (such as a cable) being left in the case. Otherwise it's exceptionally clean. The neck has a lovely grain and almost entirely free of wear. The headstock has a few very tiny dings around the edges and some light lacquer checking but is mostly free from wear. It's an all round excellent bass, a joy to play and sounds incredible.

 

This bass has been fully set up in our workshop and is strung with a set of La Bella Deep-Talking flat-wound strings and low action. The neck is date stamped Oct 65 C. Both pots are stamped 137 6534, dating them to the 34th week of 65. The pickup has original winds. The pencil dates are difficult to read but I think you can just about make out 9-19-65 for Sept 19th 1965 on one half. (the other half certainly has a 5 at end) Weight: 8 lbs 12 oz / 3.97 kg. Nut width: 44.1 mm, depth at 1st fret 22 mm. 

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Andy Baxter Bass & Guitars Ltd, UK  

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Andy Baxter
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Fender, Gibson, Rickenbacker, Music Man, G&L , Gretsch , Yamaha ,
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Vintage Guitars
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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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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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