Older Bartolini Jazz pickups

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by tornadobass, Mar 24, 2002.


  1. tornadobass

    tornadobass Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    Iowa City, Iowa
    When the pickups in my '74 Jazz became microphonic in about 1981, they were replaced with a set of Bartolini Jazz pickups. I'm not sure what models they made then, but these certainly are warmer than the usual Jazz pickup. Anyhow, I replaced the Bartolini's a few months ago with Fender stock pickups and the Barts are sitting in a box in a drawer.

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    Anybody know what model these might correspond to? Approximate value?

    Thanks!

    Dan
     
  2. stylefive

    stylefive

    Mar 24, 2002
    Big Rapids, MI
    If those are passive pickups, I think those are comparable to the 9S Bartolini makes. I believe the price for those new is about $120. I just got some 8S pickups used for $60. The 9S may fetch a little bit more.
     
  3. tornadobass

    tornadobass Supporting Member

    Nov 20, 2000
    Iowa City, Iowa
    Thanks for the info...I went to the Bartolini web site after reading your note. I think they might actually be the 9S....I think they're single coils, definitely darker than Fenders, and fairly quiet, too.

    Dan
     
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