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Fender / Precision Bass / 1966 / Sunburst / Bass For Sale

Beautiful, zero issues, 1966 Fender P-Bass that’s a light weight, still a vibrant sunburst and has its original case. That’s a good base of attributes to have in a vintage bass.

Born in early 1966 this all correct Fender Precision Bass is a delight to play and has survived the years with very few battle scars and very little wear. There is some buckle rash on the back and a few dings and dongs in places but overall, it is an excellent example that has all original solder, hardware and electrics.

It is currently fitted with flat wounds and judging by the lack of wear on the superbly dark fingerboard, it has more than likely been fitted with flat wounds for most of its life. Original frets are too lacking any real signs of wear which all goes to enhance the very pleasant playing experience this bass will provide you with.

The back of the neck is mildly smooth with typical, play wear and has none of the stickiness encountered when playing a newly lacquered neck. It is after all, 53 years of age but it has held its own very well throughout the years.

Neck date is Feb 1966 so it is an early 1966 model and still has the nice earlier sunburst finish and a nitrate, tortoiseshell guard. Both pots date from the 18th week of 1966 and serial number marked it as early/mid 1966 so all numbers and dates nicely match up.

Correct case is in good condition, just like the bass itself and all latches close and work great.

If you are looking for a transitional P Bass then this one is probably going to tick many of the boxes you need and it is always a nice thing when we come across one that is so original as this one is…

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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