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SOLD Tobias Basic 5 String Pre-Gibson All Original Serial Number: 5xx!!

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by skb5string, Jan 2, 2019.

  1. Price:
    Up For Trade is my Pre-Gibson Tobias Basic 5 String in Great Condition and ALL ORIGINAL. Also Includes the original "Brown" Tobias Hard Shell Case from the 1980's. The case has seen a few miles but works!

    The Serial Number is: 58x and I believe puts it at 1987.

    This bass is an absolute TONE Monster! These original Bartolini "Drop Shoulder" pups and TCT pre are a great combo. Tons of bottom, punchy mids and a clean glass like high end!

    Plays fantastic. Piece of History here that does not let down in the tone department. Actually, this one sounds better than some Pre-Gib Classic and Signatures I've owned!

    The Condition for a bass this old is great! The only thing I can mention is there is a small indent on the neck, on the bass side. Nothing is cracked and it is very thin. You can feel it though if you try.


    Body - Maple Wings
    Neck - Flame Maple Neck Through with Wenge strips (Asym)
    FingerBoard - Pau Ferro
    Color - Trans Red
    Hardware - Chrome all original
    Pups - Bartolini Original Drop Shoulder
    Pre-Amp - Bartolini Original TCT
    Controls - Vol, Vol, Trb, Mid, Bass with Active/Passive Switch

    1.) Ken Smith BT or CR 5 (Prefer Big Headstock and 3 knob but will look at all) (Primary)
    2.) MTD 535
    3.) Skjold 5 (Possible)

    All trades must be equally as clean as this Tobias!


  2. G RICH 5

    G RICH 5

    Dec 19, 2006
    Sweet bass dude
    skb5string likes this.
  3. PM's replied and still available!

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