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SOLD 1954 Fender Precision Bass - mojo for days! $5000 shipped and insured.

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by dukeplaysbass, Nov 1, 2013.

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  1. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    I bought this bass and had it refinished by Bluesman Vintage. It was a fugly picnic-bench red stain, and I had them bring it back to the proper butterscotch.

    Bass has a 12-54 Tadeo Gomez neck. This era body got the forearm and belly contours around that time, so I figure it's a 54 or 55. Pots look right, cap is replaced, knobs are right. Bridge has a super low serial number on it. Pickup looks like it was rewound in 84 - maybe by the factory? Has a typical repaired E-tuner crack that Bluesman made sure was stable. The original guard was gone when I got it, but she has a nice replacement on there now. Tugbar was gone. Covers are repros. Tuners are all original and functional but all are bent slightly.

    One of the nicest parts: 8.25 lbs with the covers ON!!!

    She plays and sounds great, and let's face it - you just don't see these that often. When you do find a refin, it's $6500.

    I have my eye on something, so I'm going to fire sale this one. $5000 shipped and insured anywhere in the Lower 48. PayPal ok.

    Move fast, because if this thing I have my eye on goes, I will pull this off the market again….

    Full set of pix here: http://s869.photobucket.com/albums/ab255/dukesforsale/54-55%20Precision/#!cpZZ1QQtppZZ24






  2. ...You are a Baaaad Man.
    I looked at your photobucket and DvsB pages.
    Very Impressive!

    This Bass is Really Cool! Type Bump
  3. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    Yes, I am. But even worse to my own wallet!:p
  4. Beautiful piece Bro.
    GLWTS bump
  5. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

  6. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    Make me a reasonable offer and this might be yours....
  7. WillieB

    WillieB Battling Bass Guitar Bulimia since 1975 Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2010
    Columbus Ohio
    very cool and tempting .... what do kidneys go for ?
  8. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    Edited to add the weight….
  9. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

  10. dukeplaysbass

    dukeplaysbass Supporting Member

    New Year - make me an offer. I'm closing in on my goal, so I'm getting a little bit more flexible on price..
  11. jamminology101


    Aug 22, 2012
    Indianapolis In
    Endorsing Artist: Glockenklang
    Werent the bridge string saddles back then made of brass??

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