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SOLD MUSICMAN Pre-Ernie Ball 1979 Vintage Sabre Bass w/Original Case - Natural Ash

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by jtlee, Apr 16, 2015.


  1. jtlee

    jtlee

    Mar 2, 2005
    Portland, Oregon
    Price:
    1800
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    California
    This is a 1979 Vintage Music Man Sabre bass guitar with original case. All parts on this bass are original except for the strap buttons. Paint is original, bridge stamped serial number (C001535), neck and body date stamps (Jun 1979), pickups and potentiometers (R1377919 = CTS USA, 19th week of 1979) have all been verified correct.

    This vintage bass is Used but in Good Condition (Very Good Condition if you consider the age).This bass has been played regularly and shows normal cosmetic wear from use; the fingerboard finish has some wear through, the original frets have some grooves (none that hamper playability), there are minor finish nicks and scuffs on the body and some very light, surface level finish wear on the back of the neck. The back of the neck is smooth, the truss rod turns smoothly, the action has been professionally set low and the bass plays beautifully. The original case is included; the exterior has some scuffs and the interior smells like a stoner (patchouli, weed, Febreze, etc); it still does the job. :)

    SELLING FOR $1800 shipped in the continental US. International shipping is no problem, just PM me for a a quote.
    • BODY: Solid Northern Ash
    • NECK: Bolt-on, Maple
    • SCALE LENGTH: 34 inches
    • FINGERBOARD: Maple
    • NUMBER OF FRETS: 21
    • INLAY: Black dots
    • NUT: 1 11/16" (1.6875")
    • BRIDGE: Music Man Chrome (foam mutes have been removed)
    • MACHINE HEADS: Music Man / Schaller Chrome
    • PICKUPS: Dual Alnico humbuckers
    • ELECTRONICS:Active 2-Band Preamp
    • CONTROLS: Volume, Treble, Bass, 3-Way pickup selector, Phase Switch, Bright Switch
    • FINISH: Natural
    • WEIGHT: 9.8 lbs
    • ORIGIN: Fullerton, CA, USA
     

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    Last edited: Apr 17, 2015
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  2. Ballin'bass

    Ballin'bass

    Jun 16, 2014
    Madison, WI
    .... Damn.
     
  3. jtlee

    jtlee

    Mar 2, 2005
    Portland, Oregon
    Damn right!
     

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