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It's Back!!! on ebay

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Marcury, Jul 19, 2008.


  1. Marcury

    Marcury High and Low

    Aug 19, 2007
    Mid Hudson Valley, NY
    http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-1957-Fe...ameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem#ebayphotohosting

    This time it is listed as
    Vintage 1957 Fender Precision/Telecaster Bass Guitar and carries the following disclaimer:

     
  2. I still like it. :)
     
  3. thycrusader

    thycrusader

    Apr 21, 2008
    Oh God...why?!
     
  4. Ampeg SVT

    Ampeg SVT Son, I am disappoint.

    Sep 9, 2006
    I like it, ill take it
     
  5. namraj

    namraj

    Feb 7, 2008
    whats up with the head stock?
     
  6. fretlessman71

    fretlessman71 Still beats havin' a job Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2005
    FoCo, NoCo
    We need to remember that no one had any clue what these basses would be worth today in original condition. Cut the folks a break.

    Having said that, I'd imagine that the Sting Signature bass would yield a very good sound for much less than 1.6K.
     
  7. Marcury

    Marcury High and Low

    Aug 19, 2007
    Mid Hudson Valley, NY
    For me it's not about the value then or now, it's the plain ole aesthetic challenge of the thing!
     
  8. BrennP90

    BrennP90

    Jun 26, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    I really hope a TBer buys it and refinishes it for us all to see. :)
     
  9. fretlessman71

    fretlessman71 Still beats havin' a job Supporting Member

    Aug 8, 2005
    FoCo, NoCo
    One man's floor is another man's ceiling, you know... especially in NYC. ;)
     
  10. UncleBalsamic

    UncleBalsamic

    Jul 8, 2007
    UK
    +1
     
  11. DeanT

    DeanT Send lawyers, guns and money...

    Hey, Ramon Flores scratched his name into the back of the neck plate in 1967! I can't believe people actually bid on this thing. It's a shame to see such a nice bass get so trashed. And what's with all the gold sparkles. Was it previously used in a Disco band in 1976?
     
  12. SubXero

    SubXero

    Apr 27, 2008
    Philadelphia
    I still say they should glue some macaroni on it to go with the sparkles. They already practically bedazzled it...
     
  13. mvw356

    mvw356

    Mar 2, 2006
    Brussels
    i don't understand how people can get so wound up about this. 20 years a go this was just a crappy bass that someone messed around with. imo it's still a crappy bass; regardless of originality. if it were original and in good shape it would be worth a lot of money because it's old and crappy, just like an original ferrari 250 gto is worth a lot of money for exactly the same reason. there is nothing great about a 250 gto (just looks), and neither is there about an old fender. i'm not bashing collectors of old instruments, i understand why they do it and why they pay as much as the instrument is worth to them.
    you guys should check out the classic car scene and see what has been done to now highly collectable cars 20-25 years ago. a bit of sparkly paint is nothing.
     
  14. Baird6869

    Baird6869 RIP Gord Downey. A True Canadian Icon.

    Sold for $2300 or so.

    I wish I would have known about this relist!

    This is an amazing deal for a refin as long as it is fairly stock (which I belive the prior listing pretty much confirmed).
     
  15. iamthebassplayr

    iamthebassplayr Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2008
    Sacramento, CA
    Is that the original glitter glue O.O!!

    >.>'' :bag:
     
  16. lpdeluxe

    lpdeluxe Still rockin'

    Nov 22, 2004
    Deep E Texas
    Yes, it's special **vintage** mojo glue.

    How long before we see it again for a higher price?
     
  17. Ramon Flores, The disco king signature series!

    :D

    D.Don
     
  18. ibanezcollector

    ibanezcollector Yoyo's Hurt When You Crank It Into Your Face

    Feb 18, 2007
    Cleveland Ohio
    hahahahahaah thats the post of the day right there..
     
  19. :D that's great!
     
  20. ProfGumby

    ProfGumby

    Jan 15, 2007
    Michigan's U.P.
    +1000


    :D
     
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