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SOLD Vintage 1979 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass - Original Jetglo Black Finish - 100% Original!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by thebrian, Oct 22, 2012.


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  1. thebrian

    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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    SOLD!

    Vintage 1979 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass
    Jetglo Black Finish
    100% Original

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    This classic 4001 bass is 33 years old and it's in awesome condition!
    Everything is in perfect working condition and completely original down to the screws.
    NO cracks, NO extra holes or routes, NO repairs, NO mods.

    The bound, rosewood neck feels amazing! It's nice and straight with low action and no dead spots. Super comfy!
    Original frets are great shape with very little wear. It has probably always been strung with flatwounds (which is what it has now).
    Dual truss rods function fine and have lots of room for future adjustments.

    Serial #: SL 58XX - Dates to '79.
    Pots codes are: R13779XX - Dates to '79.
    All solder joints are original and untouched.
    Original pickups.
    All original hardware.
    Original Jetglo Black finish and bound body.
    Ric-O-Sound outputs work great in mono and in stereo like they should.
    Bass is nice and lightweight at 9 lbs.

    It has some dings and scratches (almost exclusively on the back of the body) and a small area of buckle rash (see pics), but the front of the bass still looks incredible! It has been very-well taken care of over the years and it plays beautifully! And it sounds absolutely awesome too!

    This bass has been setup and intonated and it's ready to rock!
    Comes with a nice, non-original hard shell case in very good condition.

    $1795
    FREE SHIPPING (CONUS)

    Paypal accepted.
    I will also consider trades for an early '80's Fullerton '62 RI Jazz.

    Please click HERE for the Full Photo Album

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    I also have an all original '79 P Bass in brown sunburst finish for sale:
    http://www.talkbass.com/forum/f126/...brown-sunburst-rosewood-100%-original-924304/

    I've sold one bass here on talkbass so far, but I've also been selling on ebay since 2003 and have perfect feedback with over 140 transactions. Feel free to check my feedback on there, my username is thebassclef
    Thanks for looking!
     
  2. thebrian

    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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  3. Vintage Guy

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    The first year and color Ric bass I bought back in the old days! A free bump for this one!
     
  4. thebrian

    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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  6. gwangi

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    AWESOME simply AWESOME!!!!
     
  7. thebrian

    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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    Thanks gwangi! Bump for a great 4001!
     
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    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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  9. thebrian

    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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    Still available!
     
  10. Hyper-sloth

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    What a great price for such a pristine example. Poverty is haunting my home but wow. Free bump.
     
  11. thebrian

    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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  12. thebrian

    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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    Bump! I'm also willing to consider trade offers for similar value fender jazz or P basses, Lakland, or Sadowskys (+ cash if necessary). Please no 5 strings though, i just don't like really wide necks.
     
  13. thebrian

    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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    Bump! It's Christmastime, I'm sure somebody wants Santa to stuff this 4001 in their stocking!
     
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    thebrian The Brian abides. Gold Supporting Member

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  15. nautipaul

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    Awesome bass... I had one just like it that I bought in the early '70s. It got stolen out of our van in Atlanta in ''76. Good luck with the sale.
     
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