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Would a '64 jazz have a label that looks like this?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Arnie, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. Arnie

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  2. Spinal Tapper

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    The ad says its a refin...so the headstock decal is probably not original. BUT the original ones did look like that, the sticker was over the lacquer when they did the matching headstocks back then...

    I'm a sucker for vintage gear, and I wouldn't spend 10k on a 64 refin, not even CLOSE, so why worry about it?

    That bass is worth about half that in this current market. And even at that price, it still might not sell.

    Also, BANK WIRE TRANSFER ONLY!?

    Ha! PASS!
  3. 1SHOT1HIT

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    What he said.

    10K is WAY too much for a refinish, but man that sucks, I bet that's a really nice bass.
    Gorgeous color too.
  4. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Sponsored by Jagermeister Supporting Member

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    Yes, that's the way they look. Before mid-'68 the lettering were water slide decals that sits ontop of the laquer. So yes
    they yellow to different degrees than the laquer.

    The ebay bass though is way too expensive for a refin.
  5. millsbass5

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    They're asking too much for it, I agree. But, I'll be damned if ain't beautiful, for sure.
  6. Spinal Tapper

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    I agree. When I first saw it, I was like WHOOAAAA!

    It's a beautiful aging job, from a relic'd/refinish perspective.

    But yea, they'll be lucky if they get $4500 for that bass.
  7. PJRL

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    Not that I have the $$$$$.... But, what would an original looking like that (Pretty nice if you ask me) be going for ? I have no idea....
  8. williamk

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    pffff 10 000$??? come on man it's a bass not a car
  9. TomB

    TomB Supporting Member

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    Yes, the decal's right for '64.
  10. A-Step-Towards

    A-Step-Towards Supporting Member

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    There is a beautiful 63 refin in the classifieds for 4500$ , screw that bass.
  11. lowphatbass

    lowphatbass **** Supporting Member

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    It's always hard to tell with pics. My first impression is either that's one really well executed refin/relic jobs or that bass was refinished at least 35-40 years ago.
  12. bolophonic

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    Looks like a great bass, but that price is obnoxious.
  13. shrimpflea

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    Way,way overpriced.
  14. CavinTan

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    the seller of this always sells over priced instruments in singapore.

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