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1964 Fender Precision, one owner....wow!!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sleepy_monkey, Apr 30, 2010.


  1. http://bham.craigslist.org/msg/1717457872.html

    It looks like it is in pretty spectacular shape! This is only 5 minutes from me...and about $11k out of my budget...I don't even know if I have seen a bass that old with the Lake Placid blue.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. Rumblefisher

    Rumblefisher

    Aug 22, 2007
    Astoria, NY
    Yikes. Nice.
     
  3. dougjwray

    dougjwray

    Jul 20, 2005
    :bawl:
     
  4. ausf

    ausf

    Jun 24, 2008
    New York
    A collector will grab it.
     
  5. waleross

    waleross

    Nov 27, 2009
    South Florida
    If I had this amount of $$$, I would check out a reliable source such as the Bass Emporium. I also agree that Lake Placid Blue sounds like a re-paint job.
     
  6. Well, it is kind of funny (and I am not saying this is the case at all) that a local guitar shop has had a 1964 Precision bass for YEARS painted with house paint...in blue...I went into that shop a few weeks back and it was finally gone.
     
  7. johnk_10

    johnk_10 vintage bass nut Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 16, 2008
    Thousand Oaks, CA
    John K Custom Basses
    that's a beautiful bass.
    looks all original and it doesn't look like a refin at all to me.
     
  8. I am not saying it is....it is in great shape....if I was selling it I would probably put up some better pics...
     
  9. Spinal Tapper

    Spinal Tapper

    Nov 15, 2007
    Chicago
    that's real nice! I'm starting to dig LPB more and more these days...

    I doubt he'll get $12,000 locally - I just dont see anyone showing up to someone's house with that kind of cash...

    He'd probably have better luck on the 'bay selling that thing
     
  10. Addison

    Addison This time, I didn't forget the gravy. Supporting Member

    Sep 17, 2009
    Bismarck, ND
    I love when people try to sell $12,000 classic instruments using pictures taken on a cell phone from 2002.
     
  11. Randall

    Randall

    Aug 6, 2009
    Canada.
    I knew I should have bought one when I was a little baby:bawl:
     
  12. metron

    metron

    Sep 12, 2003
    Denver
    A one of a kind precision bass in the popular lake placid blue color. :D Looks pretty. The vintage instrument market is retarded.
     
  13. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    Nice Bass. I still want a Precision V though.
     
  14. That's the color I wanted when my mom bought me my P bass in '65, I was 10.
    I got the Sunburst because she couldn't afford the extra $$ for the custom color.
    Still have the Sunburst :)
     
  15. recreate.me

    recreate.me

    Apr 2, 2010
    Ontario
    Totally, when i have a son i will spend the 1200$ and get a Fender Precision for him to grow with (i will play just until hes old enough to handle it though) haha

    LPB Blue i think is love/hate, personally i would never want that colour. Just not who i am. Im more a black/tort guy.

    Also, where you hinting he bought the house paint bass and refinished it? haha
     
  16. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man

    Feb 11, 2003
    :cool:
    LPB was a standard color in 1964.
    That a sweet looking bass.
    But 11K is a huge price.
     

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