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78 Alembic Series I ?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by OrionManMatt, May 30, 2004.

  1. OrionManMatt


    Feb 17, 2004
    Where would I find out what something like this is worth? A friend has one for sale but I'm not sure what it's true value is. It's in very good condition for a '78.
  2. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    You could start by browsing some of the threads at The Alembic Club or by going to eBay and checking completed auctions for basses that actually sold (not just auction ended).

    Off the top of my head, not seeing any pictures or descriptions of the bass, I'd say start at $3,000 and work your way up or down depending on condition (subtract for significant wear / abuse / modification), options (add for LEDs and special body templates like pistol grips). Subtract about $250 if it does not include the external power supply and 5-pin 25 foot cable. They are a bear to find used and you'll pay dearly for new replacement parts.

    Hope that helps.