Collector's item??

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Limo, Oct 17, 2002.

  1. Limo


    Sep 22, 2002
    Reykjavik Iceland
    Can someone tell why this is a collector's item?? (not trying to be smug, just thought collector's item would be something more special)
    Fill me in:)
  2. It's not a collector's item. It's a collectere's item!
  3. DarkMazda


    Jun 3, 2000
    don't try to be a smug.. there is already one here in TB (Peter McFerrin) :rolleyes:
  4. It is apparently so rare, cameras can't even capture its image.
  5. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Don't you people read? ;)

    "used by Mick Cervino with Ritchie Blackmore and Yngwie Malmsteen tours.!


    ...whoever that is!! :D
  6. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    H o l y Crap! Mick Cervino... I am buying that bass.. The name is enough for me, I don't need to see pictures to know it will be a collector's item. Warwicks being so rare these days, I can see why the price is so high:rolleyes:
  7. I heard that it's so rare because it plays itself, leaving you to go to the bar and have a few beers.
    Hell it probably packs up your gear and drives you home too!!!:D
  8. Bardolph


    Jul 28, 2002
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Wow, let's all be dicks:eek: I'm guessing the answer is no, it is not a collector's item.
  9. rojo412

    rojo412 MARK IT ZERO! Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2000
    Cleveland, OH.
    It allows you to drone notes while a pomous guitarist arpeggiates his way to a rock and roll land-speed record.

    It's for collectors who like to be in the shadows playing roots.

    Its a, d, and g strings collected dust while the e was pounded mercilously.

    But in all seriousness, the Fortress is no longer being made so people are hoping that they are going to become rare, collectors item type basses. Not $2,000 rare, but maybe in 25 years or so.

    (This post brought to you by a Fortress MM 5 owner)
  10. rickreyn

    rickreyn Supporting Member

    Jun 16, 2000
    Lutz, Florida
    It's almost up there with a '62 Jazz hermetically sealed somewhere in a Japanese vault.:rolleyes: