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Fender American Vintage ‘57 RI “Ice Blue Metallic”

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by StevieJukeJoint, Jan 23, 2019.

  1. FF66EC1E-9B2C-4CC5-BEFF-E7D14D322A16.jpeg View attachment 3293370 Thought I’d post a photo of my 00/01 American Vintage ‘57 P-Bass in ice blue metallic. Definitely an available colour back in the day, but rarely seen in this colour. It’s my favourite of four ‘57’s RI I own (2 American, 2 CIJ). It’s lightweight, and best sounding - not sure if it’s the alder vs ash?
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2019
  2. Remeber these in catalog from 2001.
    Alder body wood for sure.
    Thanks for posting.
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2019
  3. mikeswals

    mikeswals Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    Ash was only used on the trans white ones, all others were alder.
    Looks awesome!
  4. Yes that’s correct. I have one of the AVRI blondes in ash.
  5. Nice indeed :thumbsup:
    Another beautiful custom colour with a gold anodised pickguard is the Sherwood Green ...
  6. jd56hawk


    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    Looks good, especially with that pickguard.
  7. Stranger Danger

    Stranger Danger Feel Like A Stranger Supporting Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    I remember playing an AVRI Jazz in that color. Looks great with the gold pickguard
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