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Rare colors on Fenders

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by millsbass5, Dec 1, 2012.



    Aug 1, 2010
    That LPB over Fiesta Red J is Herbie Flowers' IIRC, and it's my favorite bass of all time. Thanks for the link!
  2. MetroBass


    Mar 26, 2008
    South of LA
    Hatred obscures all distinctions.
    Wow, I have a Fender CS Olympic White '64 NOS Jazz and now I'm jealous!! Sweet looking basses. Love the LP blue one.
  3. MetroBass


    Mar 26, 2008
    South of LA
    Hatred obscures all distinctions.
    That's the one! My favorite! Simply gorgous.
  4. Dragan


    Oct 5, 2009
    great ! strange they didn't put "sahara taupe" among them. it was some kind of brown colour. i liked that one very much. very '70!
    paul jackson's P bass were that colour.
  5. RonChase


    Aug 15, 2008
    I wonder what constitutes a rare color? Under 5000?under 500?under100? I know in car circle 5000 is your magic number, I once owned a sage green strat and have only seen one I other, that was on the TV, not sure if it is rare but on eBay I saw a sage green jazz bass I guessing you mean standard production colors not rare one offs or custom builds so while not my favorite color I say Sage green is a rare color
  6. xray


    Feb 15, 2009
    Kona, HI
    Thanks for the link - very nice bass eye candy.
  7. TheEmptyCell

    TheEmptyCell Bearded Dingwall Enthusiast

    Jul 16, 2005
    Belfast, UK
    Any of the International Series colors. I have a CIJ reissue P in Capri orange that will never leave me. Easily the greatest color Fender will possibly never mass produce again.
  8. ShoeManiac


    Jan 19, 2006
    New Jersey
    I like Sherwood Green quite a bit myself. But I've seen fairly significant differences in the appearance of Sherwood Green instruments from Fender as well as some other companies that offer that finish.
  9. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings, Nordstrand Pickups, Korg Keyboards
    I've always like Sienna Sunburst.
  10. I thought so too. . . subbed in a band where the guitar player had a sienna strat. I guess seeing it up close for a good amount of time I just didn't dig it as much as I thought.

    I have 2 Sunset Orange P's. Somewhat rare, I don't think it's vintage. I love 'em but I'll probably hit the boring road on any new basses w/ a 3 color burst or natty . . .
  11. iiipopes


    May 4, 2009
    Desert Sunset, as in the color of the Bonnie Raitt Strat. I can't remember where I was flying on a business trip about the time they came out or shortly thereafter, but the flight happened to be on a clear day and was over a bank of fair weather cumulus clouds. The pattern of the clouds meeting the clear blue sky, which faded to black above me, was exactly the colors and textures of the Bonnie Raitt Strat from pearl pickguard to the edge of the body. I'm not really a Strat guy, but I gotta get me one of them one of these days.
  12. The Bass Clef

    The Bass Clef Formerly "thebrian" Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2010
    Now's your chance to get one of the basses on that beefybasses site!! I own the '66 Charcoal Frost Jazz and I have it for sale in the classifieds here on TB...

    (It's actually the exact bass on his site)
  13. Am I boring for loving the whitest white you can get? I also love my black P-Bass with the reverse head tuned BEAD. I had it re-sprayed in BMW black because the Fender black didn't go deep enough for me.
    Pbassmanca and kayexminus like this.
  14. Ocean Turquoise Metallic!!!!
    Just like my custom P :bassist::bassist:
  15. Geroi Asfalta

    Geroi Asfalta

    Aug 23, 2011
  16. 09wkd


    Jan 13, 2016
    That 66' charcoal frost, damn. :cool:
  17. jd56hawk


    Sep 12, 2011
    NJ or Pa
    I guess they've really narrowed it down, these days.
  18. FranF

    FranF Supporting Member

    Jul 25, 2004
    Northeastern PA
    Sage Green was actually a common Mexi color. I owned a Jazz and P Bass. Early to mid-2000's