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Fair Price for 1990 Vintage Smith BTG 6 string

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by rufusbass, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. rufusbass

    rufusbass Supporting Member

    Sep 10, 2005
    Los Angeles
    Hey all-
    I'm trying to make some space, and considering getting rid of a very nice Smith 6-er...
    BTG (graphite reinforced) 6, Koa front n back, Mahogany core..
    Morado board I believe...
    I used this on the Planet X cd Quantum, and also on a bunch of other stuff...It is pictured in this Drumscene feature, and I used it on a bunch of Planet X live shows, and with Virgil Donati's group too....
    Will post some more pics-here's one for now..
    Appreciate input on price/value...
    Condition is excellent for its age-it has fine scratches on the back and a little wear round the pickups but other than that, very nice indeed.

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  2. rufusbass

    rufusbass Supporting Member

    Sep 10, 2005
    Los Angeles
    wow-really? Did I post n the wrong section?
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  4. Ronen


    Feb 9, 2003
    Nice KS. I'd say anywhere between $3400-3800 is reasonable for the US market. But hey, what do I know about the US...
    BTW, the fingerboard is probably Ebony.
  5. SBsoundguy


    Sep 2, 2011
    Los Angeles
    Hey, hey! I'm 26, nothing that has been created in my lifetime should be considered "vintage."
  6. D.A.R.K.

    D.A.R.K. Supporting Member

    Aug 20, 2003
    I'd bet you could get right around 3k for it pretty easily,
    despite a crappy current market.
  7. bubinga5


    Jun 6, 2006
    love your playing Rufus.!!!
  8. rufusbass

    rufusbass Supporting Member

    Sep 10, 2005
    Los Angeles
    Thanks guys for the input...And bubinga5 I am going to be in Europe the UK for a week or two.Doing a Masterclass or two, and teaching a few private students and a few days off before back to L.A...

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