SOLD 1997 Warwick Thumb 5 bolt on

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by nick lorenz, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. nick lorenz

    nick lorenz

    Jun 27, 2009
    I purchased this Thumb from another member not long ago. The bass sounds and plays amazing and was made in Germany in 1997. Gorgeous ovangkol body with wenge neck and board. She's built like a tank but there are a few minor cosmetic bumps and bruises, mostly to the headstock. No breaks, cracks, or repairs. There is some fretwear but it is most noticable on the first fret. Very minimal everywhere else. Prior owner must have played with a lot of horn sections. The trussrod functions flawlessly. The MEC pickups and preamp are all original and are in perfect working order.

    Selling for $1,300 shipped and paypalled to the lower 48. No case at this price but I will double box it and pack very well.

    If you prefer, for $1,600.00, I will include the following upgrades:

    - Schaller black strap locks
    - Levys black padded strap
    - Warwick flight case
    - Hipshot ultralight tuners - U.S. - black
    - Warwick beeswax polish
    - Warwick trussrod wrench

    Feel free to PM me with any questions. Only selling because I prefer wider string spacing. Not looking for trades unless you've got the same bass with the broad neck option.

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    Last edited: Aug 24, 2016
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  2. DaanW


    Oct 21, 2008
    The Netherlands
    I'd say it's an ovangkol body.

    I had a 97 5 string thumb, sold it years ago. Still miss it...
  3. bongostealth

    bongostealth Supporting Member

    Jun 3, 2011
    Atlanta, GA
    WOW! This thing is a beauty!!
  4. Jason Donfris

    Jason Donfris

    Feb 12, 2016
    Chetopa, KS
    PM'D you.
  5. sleevey55

    sleevey55 Supporting Member

    Nov 21, 2009
    Billings Montana
    Ovangkol it is...
  6. BAGheera


    Jul 28, 2016
    first time poster here :)
    sent pm
  7. etherealme

    etherealme Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2007
    Does this have the push pull volume knob for active/passive switching?
  8. nick lorenz

    nick lorenz

    Jun 27, 2009
    Yes it does.
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