1967 Ampeg AUB-1 Fretless Scroll Bass Redburst
Red Burst Finish, Scroll Headstock, Diaphragm Pickup, and Fretless. Nothing else sounds like these first generation Scroll Basses. What a great Up Right like tone. Only approximately 400 AUB-1 Fretless Scroll Basses were produced. This one displays average play wear with nicks, dings, finish checking and some finish flaking on the headstock. No body cracks as often seen on these Scroll Basses. The neck is straight. Included is a non original time period hardshell case. HSC $3595
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c.1967 Teisco Spectrum EBX-200 Bass
Ultra Rare and Top of the Line Spectrum Bass. This is the bass equivalent to the Spectrum V guitar that was part of Teisco's 1960s Space Age inspired designs. Blue Metallic Finish, Dual Pickups, and Carved and Bound Top. A few newer pickguard screws. Untouched electronics. The bass is in very good condition displaying some finish checking and evidence of some stickers once being on the back of the body. While Reissues can be found once and a while, this is the first original model we have ever had and one of only a handful we have ever seen. HSC $3495
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1967 Epiphone Rivoli II Sunburst Custom Ordered
Here is a very cool Custom Ordered Bass. A seldom seen Rivoli II with dual pickups. We have seen our fair share of Dual pickup Eb-2 basses over the years but when was the last time you saw a dual pickup Rivoli? The bass was custom ordered with Stereo wiring. Easily played mono with a stereo adapter but using the Stereo application with two amps you can move mountains with this bass. Sunburst Finish, Mute system intact, Blue Label, Baritone switch, and Bonnet knobs. The bass was also ordered with two original pickguards. Shown in the photo with the Tortoise shell pickguard. Also included is a single ply white pickguard with E accent still intact. A truely "one-off" bass. Comes with its original black yellow lined hardshell case. OHSC $5500. . . .SALE$5000
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1967 Fender Mustang Bass Olympic White
An all original Mustang Bass. Olympic White Finish, Slab Body, October 1967 Neck Date, Cloth Wiring, 1966 pot dates, Pearloid Pickguard, and Lollipop Tuners. The bass displays lots of cool players wear with finish checking, nicks, and dings. A rare combination for the time period featuring an Olympic White Finish and Pearloid Pickguard. Included is a non original hardshell case. HSC $2495
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1968 Fender Mustang Bass Olympic White
Olympic White Finish, Slab Body, Cloth Wire, Nitro Finish, Tortoiseshell Pickguard, and Lollipop Tuners. Very good vintage condition displaying play wear with nicks, dings, and finish checking. Included is the original hardshell case (1 broken latch). An all original bass with untouched solder joints. A small superficial stress line coming off the Low E tuner. A cool slab body Mustang Bass. OHSC $2495
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1968 Fender Mustang Bass Competition Red
An all original Competition Red Mustang Bass. Candy Apple Red finish with Racing Stripe and Matching Headstock, Pearloid Pickguard, 1966 dated pots with untouched solder joints, Lollipop Tuners, and Hand Rest intact. The bass displays average play wear with nicks, dings, and scratches. The previous owner inscribed an identification number on the neck plate and back of the headstock. Given the August 1968 neck date this is perhaps among some of the first Competition Mustang Basses produced. With the Daphne Blue undercoat visible in the neck pocket and control cavity, a Daphne Blue body was taken off the line to have the new Competition Red finish applied at the factory. This was a common practice at Fender throughout the 1960s. Included is a later 1970s Fender Mustang Bass case with some remnants of stickers once being on the lid. HSC $2795
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1969 Fender Telecaster Bass Blonde
This is one of the Lightest Weight Telecaster Basses at an amazing 8.25 pounds. Blonde Finish, One Piece Maple Neck with a Large Rounded C Profile, 1966 dated pots, Both Chrome Covers, Handrest, Single Coil Pickup, and Slab Body. The bass displays average play wear with finish checking (mostly on the back of the body). There is a small spot of faint writing on the back of the upper horn. An all original bass, even the original non beveled pickguard. Included is the original hardshell case, with some black duct tape on the ends. A cool first generation Telecaster Bass. OHSC $3895
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1971 Fender Telecaster Bass Black
A One Owner Telecaster Bass in Rare Custom Color Black Finish. First Generation Telecaster Bass with a Single Coil Pickup, Slab Body, Three Ply Pickguard with no bevel, Transition Logo, February 1971 Neck date, and early 1971 pot dates with untouched solder joints. Both Chrome Covers and Handrest are intact. Included is the original hardshell case. Large rounded profile C neck. An extra fine condition bass displaying very little play wear. Still even has an old set of Fender flatwound strings on the bass.OHSC $5500
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1958 Fender Precision Bass Sunburst
An all original 1958 Gold Guard Precision Bass. 6-58 Neck Date, 304807 Pot Dates, Anodized Pickguard, Early 3 Tone Finish, One Piece Maple Neck, and Spaghetti Logo. Lots of cool players wear. Not one of those artificial relic instruments but the real deal that was worn in the right way from years of playing. HSC $10,500
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1962 Fender Precision Bass Sunburst
An all original and tidy 1962 Precision Bass. Sunburst Finish, Tortoiseshell pickguard, July 62 Neck date, pot dated 3046231, and clean Spaghetti logo. Both Chrome Covers and Handrest intact. The shading of the three tone sunburst finish and tortoise shell pickguard are breathtaking and everything you want in a Pre-CBS P-Bass. Light weight at 8 1/2 pounds. Clean original frets from a life of flat wound strings. The neck is still very white with limited yellowing over the years. Some light play wear with the only blemish being a touch up from an extra strap button. Included is the original brown hardshell case. Purchased from the family of the original owner. OHSC $11,000
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1963 / 1964 Fender Precision Bass
A great sounding Pre CBS Precision Bass that will not break the bank. The body was stripped and clear coated many years ago. The original Sunburst finish can still be seen in the neck pocket, control cavity and under the neck plate. L Plate, SEP 63 C neck date, Clay Dots, Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard, Threaded saddle bridge, Tortoiseshell pickguard with Green nitrate layers, and 3046403 tone pot date. Other then newer knobs this one has all original parts. One small extra screw hole in the pickguard. Small stable stress line off of the low E tuner screw. Comfortable large neck profile and that round dark tone that this era of P basses are known for. HSC $4995
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1966 Fender Precision Sunburst
An all original Precision Bass. Sunburst Finish, Tortoise Shell Pickguard, Transition Logo, August 1966 neck date, Large C neck profile, and Both Chrome Covers and Handrest intact. The bass displays average play wear with minimal fret wear from a life of flat wound strings. A great sounding bass and at only 8 1/4 pounds very comfortable as well. Included is the original hardshell case. OHSC $5895
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1968 Fender Precision Sunburst
A nice clean and tidy 1968 Precision Bass. Sunburst Finish, Tortoiseshell Pickguard, Hand Rest and Bridge Cover intact, February 1968 Neck Date with a figured Rosewood Fingerboard, and Cloth Wiring. A Precision Bass that has seen very light use over the years. The neck is straight and the truss rod is clean. Previous owner inscribed his name on the neck plate. An easy playing bass in surprisingly clean condition that comes with an original time period hardshell case. OHSC $4495
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1971 Fender Precision Bass Blonde
Rare See Through Blonde Finish over an Ash Body, Rosewood Finerboard, Tortoise shell pickguard, and Both Chrome Covers intact. The handrest was moved by a previous owner. Two non original tuner screws and possibly a newer jack otherwise original. Relic type playwear that gives the bass a sensational look. OHSC $3795
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1974 Fender Precision Bass Black Rare A Neck
A Rare Combination of a Black Finish and a Factory stamped "A" neck profile. A Jazz Bass Factory like neck feel with a narrow nut on a P-Bass. Both Chrome Covers, Hand Rest intact, One Piece Maple Neck, and Light weight at 8 1/2 pounds. A few case rubs and some small nicks but in overall excellent condition. Late 1973 dated pots and all original other then a typical added ground wire. Included is the original hardshell case. OHSC $3195
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1975 Fender Precision Bass Left Handed Natural
Rare Factory Left Handed Precision Bass. Natural Finish over a figured Ash body, Hard to find Rosewood Fingerboard for the time period, and Serial number on the neck plate. A few player friendly changes done in the early 1980s with a Dimarzio pickup and pots (no extra routes) and Bad Ass bridge. Overall a clean vintage bass displaying only a few small nicks and blemishes. A great sounding bass. HSC $2295
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1965 Fender Jazz Bass Sunburst
Here is a cool all original transitional Jazz. The bass features an unbound pearl dot neck with an October 65 Neck date, Sunburst finish, Tortoiseshell pickguard, Transition logo, both covers, threaded saddles, and the original no tail Fender Case. Check out the pics of this bass because included is a picture of the original owner playing this bass. If you look close enough you can see what caused the small belt buckle patch of wear on the back of the bass. Cool bass with a lot of bottom end. OHSC $9,500
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1966/1967 Fender Jazz Bass Sunburst
An all original Jazz Bass. Sunburst Finish, Tortoise Shell Pickguard, Lollipop Tuners, Transition Logo, Cloth Wire, Nitro Finish, and 1966 dated pots with untouched solder. December 1966 Neck Date with 1967 pencil dated pickups and a low 200,000 serial number suggest that the bass was completed in 1967. Both Chrome Covers and Handrest intact. A nice clean excellent condition example displaying some belt buckle wear on the back of the body. Included is the original hardshell case and time period woven strap. OHSC $6495HOLD
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1969 Fender Jazz Bass Sunburst
A very clean all original Jazz Bass. Sunburst Finish, Bound Rosewood Fingerboard, Both Chrome Covers and Handrest intact, August 1969 Neck date, and untouched solder joints with 1966 dated pots. A crisp example displaying very little play wear. Included is the clean original hardshell case and case keys in the original envelope. OHSC $5495
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1971 Fender Jazz Bass Sunburst
A nice clean 1971 Jazz Bass. Sunburst Finish, Tortoise shell pickguard, Bound Rosewood Fingerboard, early 1971 dated pots with untouched solder joints, and larger rounded depth neck profile. Other then an aftermarket neck pickup chrome cover the bass is all original and complete. An excellent condition bass with some finish checking on the body and some nicks & dings. Included is the original hardshell case. OHSC $4295
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1974 Fender Jazz Bass Olympic White LEFT HANDED Time Capsule
An Outstanding and Rare Left Handed Jazz Bass in Extra Fine Near Mint Condition. Olympic White Finish, 4 Bolt Maple Neck, Tortoiseshell pickguard, Untouched Electronics, and all original. Both Chrome Covers and handrest intact. Included is the original Left Handed Fender Hardshell Case. OHSC $5995
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1974 Fender Jazz Bass Sunburst
Sunburst Finish, 4 bolt neck, and 1974 dated pickups and pots. Nice comfortable 70s Jazz Bass weight at 8.8 pounds and a straight neck. The neck is clean with very little yellowing. Some normal play wear on the body. Possibly a touched solder joint at the volume pot and a new nut, otherwise an original bass. Included is the original orange lined hardshell case. OHSC $HOLD
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1982 Fender Jazz Bass Natural
Natural Finish over a figured Ash body, 82 dated pots with untouched solder joints, 82 stamped neck date, Both Chrome Covers intact, Bound neck with dot inlays, and 1970s Fender aesthetics. We love these 1982 Fender basses. The bodies were made just like the Fullerton Reissues with deep body contours that fit snug to your body, just like a 60s Bass. Overall a clean vintage bass that displays limited play wear. Newer strap lock buttons. It had another bridge installed at one time with original reinstalled. Included is a time period non Fender hardshell case. HSC $1695
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c.1986 Fender Jazz Bass 62 Reissue MIJ Left Handed
An early Made in Japan 62 Reissue Jazz Bass. Rare Left Handed example featuring a Sunburst Finish, Slab Fingerboard, Chrome Covers, and Tortoise Shell Pickguard. E Serial number series on neck heel indicates a 1984-1987 production date making it hard to pin down an exact year of manufacture. Overall a nice clean and tidy bass that has seen very little use over the years. These early MIJ Fender guitars and basses have become very sought after. HSC $1095
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1970 Gibson EB-1 Walnut
A Rare EB-1 Bass. Violin shaped Body, Walnut Finish with Black Pinstripe on top and body back, No Volute, No Made In USA stamp, and Untouched Electronics with 1969 dated pots. Original Bridge Cover, Pickguard, and Handrest still intact. Overall an excellent condition vintage bass with no cracks or crack repairs. The top is very clean, some belt buckle scratches on the back of the body, and some blemishes on the sides of the body from case rubs and where the original owner stored his strap. A very nice example. One of only 473 EB-1 basses produced from 1970-1973. Comes with Gibson Hardshell case with Black Tolex and Yellow lining. OHSC $3995
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1962 Gibson EB-3 Cherry
A nice clean early 1962 EB-3. Cherry Finish, Dual Pickups, Cover and Mute system intact, untouched electronics with 1346202 pot dates, and no cracks or repairs. Other then a missing mute pad that we will be replacing and a newer cover spacer, the bass is all original. An excellent condition vintage bass that comes with the original black pebble case with yellow interior. OHSC $5250
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1962 Gibson EB-0 Cherry
A great early EB-0. Cherry Finish, Black Pickup Cover, Nickel Hardware, Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard, Side Dated pots, and a tone pot dated 6241. The bass displays average play wear with nicks, dings, and finish checking. A big rounded neck profile and clean original frets from a life of flat wound strings. No cracks or repairs. Two missing tuner ferrules. Included is the original time period Gibson semi soft case. A great thumper with a neck you will fall in love with. SSC $2395
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1965 Gibson EB-0 Cherry
Cherry Finish, Chrome Hardware, SG Style Mahogany Construction, and 1965 dated pots. No cracks or crack repairs. The bass displays light to average play wear with some fine finish checking. The mute system has been removed with the original handrest and chrome cover intact. A nice EB0 example. Added ground wire on the controls otherwise original. Included is an aftermarket black tolex hardshell case. HSC $1595
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1967 Gibson EB-0 Sparkling Burgundy
Rare Original Sparkling Burgundy Finish, Chrome hardware, Mute and Cover intact, and Rosewood fingerboard. The finish has very little fade and is still a deep Red, not the usual Copper coloring that most Sparkling Burgundy guitars become. The guitar has a control cavity crack that has been repaired. No headstock or neck body joint issues. The neck is straight and the bass plays well. Included is the original soft case. Super Cool Color. OSSC $1995
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1967 Gibson EB-2 Sparkling Burgundy
Rare Sparkling Burgundy Metallic Finish, Neck pickup with upright like tones, Orange label intact, and Baritone switch. The bass still retains a dark finish and has not faded to copper as most do. Chrome cover intact and missing pickguard. Overall a clean vintage bass displaying some typical long checking. No headstock cracks or repairs. The bass plays well with a straight neck. Included is the original red lined case. OSSC $2795
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1968 Gibson EB-2D Cherry
Cherry Finish, Factory Double Pickup Model, One Piece Mahogany Neck, Orange Label, Baritone Switch, and Chrome Cover intact. The bass is in extra fine cosmetic condition displaying very little play wear. The factory Gibson logo on the pickguard is still even vibrant and complete as they tend to be mostly worn off from normal play wear. The pull mute has been removed and is missing. A common issue on these bridges is they tend to move and lean on the bridge posts. To combat this a previous owner installed three screws to secure the bridge (see pics). The bass once had other tuners with originals back on. A clean example that comes with its equally clean original hardshell case. OHSC $2595
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c.1979 Gretsch TK-300 Bass 7626 Autumn Red
A cool Gretsch TK-300 Bass. Autumn Red over a figured body, Super Tron pickup, Hockey Stick Headstock, Factory Schaller Tuners, Bridge Cover intact, and 30 inch scale. The bass is in very good plus condition displaying some average play wear with nick, dings, and some finish checking. No cracks or crack repairs. A fun all original bass. Bag $1195
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1970 Guild Starfire Bass I Cherry
A nice clean and tidy Starfire Bass that comes with its original Hardshell Case, Hang Tag, Case Keys, and Guild Instruction Sheet. Original Cherry Finish with Black Edges over a Mahogany Body, the desirable original Hagstrom Bi Sonic pickup, Hand rests, F-hole Label intact, and inlayed Guild Headstock Logo. An excellent condition bass displaying some light play wear and some typical heel cap deterioration. Great looking flamed Mahogany Sides. No cracks or crack repairs. A beautiful Bass. OHSC $2895
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1999 Guild Starfire Bass II Natural USA
A beautiful USA Made Starfire II Bass. Natural Finish over a highly flamed Maple Body, Dual Pickups, Westerly, Rhode Island Label, Factory Grover Tuners, and Inlayed Headstock. A cosmetically clean bass that saw limited use. There was some damage around the jack with a crack on the rim. The original owner had it repaired at the factory with a jack plate added for strength. The repair is clean and solid. Included is the original hardshell case and paperwork. These late 1990s USA made Starfire II basses are hard to find especially in the flamed maple variety. OHSC $1695
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1960s Hagstrom F-400 / HIIB Bass Left Handed
Super Rare Factory Left Handed F-400 Bass. Sunburst Finish, Dual Pickups, and Beautifully Figured Fingerboard. Very Good Plus vintage condition displaying some light to average play wear. Previous owner put his name on the headstock otherwise untouched. There maybe others out there but this is the first Factory Lefty F-400 bass we have ever seen. Included is the original Hagstrom case with two separated hinges. OSSC $1650
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1960s Kustom K200 Bass Cherry
Transparent Cherry finish, dual DeArmond pickups, semi hollow construction, and original serial number label intact in the bass side f-hole. Previous owner sanded the back of the neck for that smooth satin feel. Some nicks, dings, and belt buckle wear have been touched up in the past. A great sounding bass. We see the Kustom K200 guitars from time to time but we rarely come across these awesome basses. Included is the clean original hardshell case. OHSC $1495
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1977 Ibanez Destroyer Bass 2459B
A Super Rare Ibanez Destroyer Bass. This one is all original and in amazingly clean collectors condition. Korina style finish, Flamed and Figured Neck, Dual pickups, and no cracks or crack repairs. A seldom seen bass model that comes with its original hardshell case. OHSC $2995
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1976 Univox 4001 Rickenbacker Lawsuit Copy
A high quality Rickenbacker 4001 copy. From the famous Japanese lawsuit time period, this bass is a striking resemblance to the original 4001. As commonly seen, this example is unbranded but is very similar to the Univox/Aria Pro II/Ibanez branded 4001 copies. Sunburst finish, Dual pickups with Toaster style neck pickup, Shark tooth fretboard inlays, and even Grover styled box tuners. An all original very clean bass displaying just some light play wear. Included is a nice hardshell case. HSC $795
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c. 1978 Ovation Magnum IV
A nice example of the Magnum IV model. 3 band EQ electronics, Neck pickup with volume adjustment for each string, U shaped pole piece bridge pickup, and Cherry Red Finish. A very nice playing bass with light players wear. With the on board EQ you can dial in any tone from Gibson EBO to Fender Jazz bass. HSC $995
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1987 PRS Bass Black Fretless
Here is a Near Mint condition early PRS Bass. This one is all original and is a RARE fretless model. Black finish, Active electronics, Sweet Switch, and comes with the original hardshell case. These early PRS basses have very low production numbers and are all around great playing and sounding basses. OHSC $2295
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1999 Rickenbacker 4003S5 5 String LEFT HANDED Mapleglo
Rare Factory Left Handed 5 String Rickenbacker Bass. Mapleglo finish, Toaster Neck pickup, Neck through construction, Mono Jack, Original Silver Hardshell Case and Hang Tags. Overall a clean bass displaying very limited play wear. OHSC $3995
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2001 Rickenbacker 4003S8 8 String Fireglo
A Rare Factory 8 string Rickenbacker Bass. Fireglo Finish, Chrome Hardware, Toaster Neck pickup, Mono Jack, and the Made In USA sticker still on the pickguard. A nice clean example displaying very little play wear. These 8 string basses are so much fun to play and experiment with. Included is the original worn hardshell case. The previous owner wrote the model name on the case lid. OHSC $3895. . . SALE $3700
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1986 Steinberger XP2 Black
An early XP2. Graphite Neck, EMG pickups, Leg Rest intact, and V shaped body. This one is number N29XX which should correlate to a 1986 production date. A great sounding bass. Overall excellent condition with some surface scratches and a small crack in the pickguard. Included is the original Steinberger gig bag with broken zipper. An affordable 1980s Steinbgerger bass. Original Bag $1495
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