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'79 Fender Jazz worth $4000?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Diesel Kilgore, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. ugly_bassplayer


    Jan 21, 2009

  2. Tonegasm


    Mar 22, 2010
    I want some of what that seller is drinking.
  3. zortation


    Dec 26, 2011
    Toronto, ON
    how much does he want for the shirt?
  4. I just noticed the truss adjustment is in the headstock....did American Fenders ever come that way? Or could it be a faker?
  5. PWRL


    Sep 15, 2006
    I'm shootin' for no.
  6. JimB52

    JimB52 User Supporting Member

    May 24, 2007
    East Coast
    Unless it was celebrity owned and an unusual color, I don't think it's worth half that.
  7. For that price for a '79 it would have to include the shirt and the hat. And probably the shoes and glasses too.
  8. JimB52

    JimB52 User Supporting Member

    May 24, 2007
    East Coast
    Fender used the 'bullet' truss rod at the headstock from 1975 - through 1979
  9. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings, Nordstrand Pickups, Korg Keyboards
    I had a 78 in the same color. It's worth at most about $2,000.
  10. That's the only picture?
    Without any evidence prooving this is some special unique jazz bass worthy of that price, I would say no.
  11. Oh okay. Thanks for clearing that up.
  12. depalm

    depalm Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 22, 2004
    For 4 grand I'd get a Nordie and a Sad. Forget about this 79.
  13. landau roof

    landau roof Reupholstered User

    Jul 29, 2010
    Downstate CA
    I agree. Albeit nicely creased, the trousers are nothing special, so he can keep those.
  14. johnson79


    Jan 8, 2010
    Lancaster, PA
    Nominated for best of Craigslist.
  15. LWagner


    Dec 6, 2010
    Simi Valley Ca
    I dont understand people that post adds on Criags List sometimes. Your asking more than double the value and you can't take a few minutes to take some decent pictures.
  16. glutah


    Nov 5, 2012
    Salt Lake City
    Negative, a good 69 is not worth that
  17. glutah


    Nov 5, 2012
    Salt Lake City
    I just realized how dirty that sounds...
  18. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon. Supporting Member

    Beat me to it!:D

    The bass might be worth $2000 if it is all original. $2500 retail at the most.... But that is really pushing it.
  19. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    Seller lives under a rock.