Sad to see this go, time to thin the herd. This is a beautiful 1996 Alembic Signature Standard 4 in excellent condition. Balances perfectly, monster tone, a joy to play. She never left my smoke free studio and is a spectacular 18 year old bass. Alembic's list price is $9200.00, get it for a fraction of the cost and no wait time. Includes Alembic HS case. Specs are: top: Flame Walnut accent: Maple laminate body: Mahogany neck: Maple, 32" medium scale nut width: 1.750 24th Fret width:2.250 Truss rods dual, body adjust Finish high gloss polyester with satin neck fingerboard: Ebony with pearloid ovals pickups: AXY electronics: vol, pan, filter x2, Q-2switch x2 output: mono, face mounted Tailpiece solid brass, bird Machine heads: Gold Alembic-Gotoh weight:10.0 lbs birthday: March 5, 1996 $3995.00 shipped lower 48 ******LOWER PRICE*****NOW 3825.00 Shipped lower 48.