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FS: 1967 Rickenbacker 4005 Fireglo

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by danomar, Apr 9, 2014.


  1. danomar

    danomar Supporting Member

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    I have not been actively playing for quite a while. My trusty 4005 has lain unused for nearly four years. It is time to let go of it.

    Brief details:

    • I bought it at a pawn shop in 1985
    • It comes with its original hardshell case
    • Both the instrument and case are in very good-but-used condition
    • Dale Fortune refurbished the neck (finish, fretboard, frets, nut, and truss rods) in August 2009
    • The bass is original except for the clear tug bar, some screws, the output jack (but the jack plates is original), and the blend control (which is now a toggle switch)
    • Complete documentation comes with it, including the original sales receipt

    The moon-eyes stickers can easily come off. I just don't have the heart to do it myself. ;)

    There is a small wear spot on the back, age-related crazing in the finish, and mild wear. This is the real deal. It plays and sounds exactly as you would want.

    Asking price is $10k by PayPal or bank transfer. The bass is located in eastern Tennessee.

    Oh, and the 4001 in one of the photos is only for comparison. It left the fold a long time ago.

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    More photos available upon request.

    Thanks for looking!
     
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2014
  2. Hidesert

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  3. map34157

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  4. PubliclyViewable

    PubliclyViewable Supporting Member

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    Suddenly having two pre-transition '73 4001's doesn't seem as nice... ;)
     
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    Pentatonic Gold Supporting Member

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  7. danomar

    danomar Supporting Member

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    Still available. Price is negotiable, of course. :D
     
  8. StereoPlayer

    StereoPlayer

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    ug, i dont play too much anymore.....want.....cant justify.
    dang....
     
  9. danomar

    danomar Supporting Member

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    Still available.
     
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  11. Pokerstar

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    Ohhh. Emmmmm. Geeeee.
     

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