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2013 Fodera Bolivian Rosewood Imperial 5 Elite (MG SHAPE)

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by crossstick, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009
    2013 Fodera Bolivian Rosewood Imperial 5 Elite (MG SHAPE) $9500USD - REDUCED $8999 Shipped Worldwide DHL Express Fully Insured (from Australia).

    Birth Month: April
    Birth Year: 2013
    Model: Imperial 5 Elite (MG Shape)
    Top Wood: Bolivian Rosewood (Non-Solid)
    Body Wood: Walnut (Alder Tone Block)
    Fingerboard Wood: Ebony
    Neck Wood: 5-pc. Ash with Ebony Stringers
    Neck Joint: Neck-Through
    Scale Length: 33"
    Strings: 5 (19.0mm spacing)
    Frets 26 (Small)
    FB Inlay: Abalone Dots
    Pickups: Fodera / Duncan Dual Coils
    Preamp: Fodera / Pope Custom Shop, 3- Band
    Control Layout: Matt G Layout

    Unique Features

    This Imperial 5 string combines a Walnut body and Alder tone block with an Ebony fingerboard and 5-piece Ash neck, providing it with a warm, yet punchy and articulate tone. With a low end that is deep and percussive, and highs that are smooth and bell-like, it was an absolute joy testing out this one.

    This bass also features a gorgeous Bolivian Rosewood non-solid top and Ebony neck-stringers, giving it looks to match it's killer sound!


    Bass is almost in mint condition with one minor mark on the back of the body, it measures 2mm and it's a light indentation in the finish, to small to photograph. Otherwise the bass is in 100% perfect condition, no other marks of scratches and has only been used in a smoke free environment. Never been gigged with and comes in original case with all paperwork and accessories.

    Will ship out from Australia through DHL Express to anywhere in the world, 3-5 business day transit time (unless customs hold it up), US buyers won't have to pay import duties (as it's made in the US) but other countries outside Australia and the US probably will.

    Price is firm, only possible trade i'd consider would be a Jerzy Drozd 33" Oracle with 17mm spacing. Preferably 6 string but would also consider a 5 string. I will give you a fair price on trade for the right bass. NO OTHER TRADES !!!!!

    Payment through PayPal, instant payment or eCheque is fine, no added fees.

    Last edited: Sep 3, 2014
  2. Kmrumedy


    May 12, 2004
    Montreal, Canada
    Holy Googly Moogly!:eek:

    That is art.
  3. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009
    I hope you're talking about my photos :)

    Just updated. DHL Shipping includes full insurance.
  4. thomasjbass

    thomasjbass Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2010
    Highland Heights, OH
    Are you talking about a JD Oracle?
  5. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009
    Yeah, that's what i'm after.
  6. sfbabali


    May 11, 2009
  7. jsxtal

    jsxtal Supporting Member

    Jan 10, 2008
    Ft. Worth
    I'm selling stuff like crazy... Hopefully this bass is still here when I'm at the mark
  8. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009

    I have a couple of people doing the same to grab the Bona.
  9. fracemc


    Mar 1, 2014
    :meh:kakao talk ID please
    I would like to do business with you.
  10. fracemc


    Mar 1, 2014
    :p1string G?orC??
    5string B?
  11. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009
    It's an MG, EADGC with a drop D tuner.
  12. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009
    Just an update of trade, not looking for any now, just chasing a sale.

    And PM replied.
  13. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009
    Going to give this one a bump, would also be interested in Alleva Coppolo J's, preferably 4 string but will look at 5's as well.
  14. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009
    $9500USD - REDUCED $8999

    BASSPLAYERS4HIM Supporting Member

    Oct 13, 2011
    I wonder what is the price for the camera that took these Great pictures? ??????

  16. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009
    Canon 60D, i think about $700 ?
  17. mojojim


    Feb 25, 2004
    Wowwww!!!!! Is the string spacing 17.5 mm? Man. Absolutely gorgeous, and I'm sure it is gorgeous to play.
  18. crossstick


    Dec 19, 2009
    No this is the 19mm Spacing, the old MG spec. Plays and sounds like a dream.