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Big Bottom for sale?(tap)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Andrew Jones, Feb 18, 2003.

  1. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    Check this:D

    For Sale:
    Movie used Spinal Tap Bass Guitar signed by D.Smalls
    Asking Price: US$11500
    Condition: Excellent
    Production Year: 1983

    This is the white B.C. Rich Eagle bass guitar that Derek Smalls a.k.a. Harry
    Shearer played in the film "This is SPINAL Tap". This item is truly one of a
    kind. This bass guitar is also signed by Harry Shearer in two different
    places. This bass has been in a climate-controlled non-smoking environment
    since it was purchased from the studio. It is in the same condition it was
    the last day that Harry played it. It does have some slight aging and the
    tape is yellowing in a few places. Some of the tape was missing when it came
    from the studio. It has some minor dents and dings in it but all the wear
    came from Harry playing it in the film. This bass also comes with the
    original case and set of strings that came on it plus you'll get photos of
    Harry signing the bass. This bass was taken to the B.C. Rich factory in Los
    Angeles California and was verified to be the bass Harry Shearer Played in
    the film "This is Spinal Tap". It also comes with a signed certificate of
    authenticity from Bernie Rico Jr. the president of B.C Rich Guitars. The
    certificate also states all the hardware and specs of this bass. A photo of
    Mr. Rico signing the certificate is also included *If you have any questions
    PLEASE contact the seller.*Bank Certified Check or a US Postal Money Order
    only please. Bass will be shipped via FED-EX Ground. Sorry... NO COD, NO

  2. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Where was that posted? And, just to clarify before a swarm of angry bassists descend upon this thread, you have no financial interest in this bass, right?
  3. sigterm

    sigterm Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2003
    Atlanta G of A
    i saw it on ebay.
  4. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    I've got the $11,000 grand screaming in my pocket right now. :rolleyes:
  5. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    I belong to a yahoo group called Beantown shows someone attached it there.

    I have no intrest I just thought it was funny

  6. Andrew Jones

    Andrew Jones Banned

    Feb 28, 2001
    Northampton Mass
    Sorry Guys rereading it I guess theres no contact info I assumed there was so If you thought I was posting this as for sale sorry.

  7. Fuzzbass

    Fuzzbass P5 with overdrive Gold Supporting Member

    That was listed on eBay a couple years ago, and IIRC the asking price was at least double. I wonder if the seller's the same.
  8. Tsal


    Jan 28, 2000
    Finland, EU
    So lemme see, I've got $11,000 burning my pocket so it's either a taped Washburn or three of Mikey T's beautiful creations.. :rolleyes:
  9. tuBass


    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    Interesting development, check this out.

    click here
  10. sigterm

    sigterm Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2003
    Atlanta G of A
    holy shoes!
  11. 5stringDNA


    Oct 10, 2002
    Englewood, CO
    That bass has been relisted at 11 grand several times in a row as of late on ebay. It won't seem to go away...
  12. tuBass


    Dec 14, 2002
    Mesquite, Texas
    I think he just put that there so discourage anyone from bidding on his bragging auction. The guy sounds pretty bitter and sort of mean, I'm glad nobody from here did any business with him.

    I am interested to know how much hard rock paid for it, I doubt it was $10,000, but you never know.
    The seller is from dallas, I wonder if I could go to my local hard rock and see it?