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SOLD FODERA EMPEROR 5 STANDARD SPECIAL: BUCKEYE BURL / ASH / MAPLE / EBONY SN: ES5206

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by eddiebo, Jan 19, 2018.


  1. eddiebo

    eddiebo Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2002
    Montclair, NJ
    Price:
    $5500
    Strings:
    5
    Location:
    New Jersey
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    Detailed HI-RES PHOTO GALLERY: Fodera E5S206

    This bass was from a small batch that Fodera built for Martin Music in Memphis, TN with woods selected to bring it closer to a Custom than a regular Standard series build spec. This one features a Premium Buckeye Burl top, Swamp Ash body, and a 3-pc Maple Neck w/ Ebony fingerboard.

    I have been the original and sole owner having purchased in December 2016. Comes w/ teardrop HSC, CoA, all tools, and paperwork. Bass has been to exactly one rehearsal and has otherwise just been played at home in a smoke and pet free environment. Condition is as MINT as it gets without any discernible wear.

    I am selling because I am not primarily a 5-string player and the instrument just doesn't receive much play. Playability, fit and finish, build quality, balance, everything here completely off the charts perfect and I will miss it but cant justify keeping an instrument of this caliber for the limited use it receives.

    Bass was $7100 new in December 2016 including a $1250 AA top upgrade you will only find on a custom build.

    SPECS:
    • 34 inch scale, 24 large frets, 19.0mm spacing
    • Weight: 9 lbs. 11 oz.
    • 11/02/16 DoM
    • Fodera / Duncan Dual Coil Pickups
    • Fodera / Pope 3-Band Standard Preamp: Stacked Volume / Passive Tone, Pickup pan, Active / passive (bottom), and Coil tap (top) switches, Stacked Treble / Bass, Mid (boost / cut when preamp engaged)
    • Fodera 19.0mm Standard Bridge
    DEMO


    NO TRADES. NO EXCEPTIONS. Please do not even ask.


    SHIPPING
    Price is inclusive of all shipping, insurance, and payment processing fees.
    CONFIRMED ADDRESS CONUS UPS GROUND SHIPPING ONLY
    NO SHIPPING OUTSIDE THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES

    PAYMENT
    I accept PayPal or can arrange for Affirm monthly financing which comes with an additional fee to the buyer. Message me if you are interested in this and I can provide a quote.

    Questions: edbocchino (AT) gmail (DOT) com

    Thanks for looking!
     
    Last edited: Sep 13, 2018
  2. baltodoc

    baltodoc Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2014
    Maryland
    drooldrooldrool Thank goodness it has 19mm spacing so I can resist it. GLWTS
     
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  3. Hubba Hubba!!!
     
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  4. bassballs27

    bassballs27 Supporting Member

    Aug 12, 2002
    Ontario, CANADA
    Very cool!
     
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  5. Sywannab

    Sywannab Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2010
    Alameda, CA 94501
    drooooooling...
     
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  6. eddiebo

    eddiebo Supporting Member

    Nov 13, 2002
    Montclair, NJ
    Trying this again, bit of a price drop, asking price gets it to your door insured
    Will listen to reasonable offers

    Still no trades please unless you have a Reeves Custom 225 to offer as a partial
     
  7. Sywannab

    Sywannab Supporting Member

    Sep 12, 2010
    Alameda, CA 94501
    stunning...
     
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