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Used Prices on Classic Vibe Jazzes are Crazy

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by sigmafloyd, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. sigmafloyd


    May 1, 2011
    There are at least 3-4 classic vibe jazzes on ebay for over $700! That seems crazy. I know they don't make them in white anymore but that still seems really high.
  2. felis


    Jul 31, 2013
    Midwest, USA
    Too High - Don't Buy
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  3. sigmafloyd


    May 1, 2011
    yeah, def not planning on buying at those prices
  4. jd56hawk


    Sep 12, 2011
    The Garden State
    I see several of the high-priced CVs from Japan, one from Bulgaria.
    Regardless, GC sold this one for $175.
    Last edited: Dec 21, 2016
  5. Antisyzygy


    Dec 8, 2014
    Not worth it. They're nice instruments, and they seem to hold their resale value well being on the budget side already, but double the price is ridiculous. I can buy a nicer Mexican Classic Series Jazz bass brand new for that price.
    lancimouspitt likes this.
  6. Saw one today. Asking price was £1000 !! Yeah $1250US. Private sale

    Doubt he'll get many callers.
  7. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    *** I have one I was considering letting go for £250!
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  8. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    TB censors W T F now?!
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  9. Gorn


    Dec 15, 2011
    Queens, NY
    Ebay sellers can ask what they want. Doesn't mean they sell for that price.
  10. sigmafloyd


    May 1, 2011
    I'll take it!
  11. Jamvan

    Jamvan The Bassist Formerly Known As Meh Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 11, 2014
    TB censors because you can't fish for sales when you're not a supporting member.
  12. The acronym *** is the latest casualty in the Orwellian war against "offensive speech".

    On the horizon......the word "lame".
    lancimouspitt likes this.
  13. lfmn16

    lfmn16 SUSPENDED Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2011
    charles town, wv
    Hey, I walk with a limp, therefore am lame. I now demand that the entire world stop using that term so as not to offend me!!!
    Plucky The Bassist and mdogs like this.
  14. jasper383


    Dec 5, 2004
    Durham NC
    There's a swarm of Japanese sellers on eBay who ask crazy prices for readily available used basses.

    Not sure if they are having much luck; I guess they must be because they have been at it for a year or so now.

    $1200+ for used MIK basses like Epiphone Casadys? Wild.
  15. Juststanley

    Juststanley Supporting Member

    Aug 11, 2014
    I just watched one sell for less than $200...another is hovering at $149....3 days left.....keep looking ! Or look a little harder !
  16. Mammoth_Bass

    Mammoth_Bass Check out my band Mammothor!! Supporting Member

    May 2, 2016
    Sandown, NH
    can't believe I missed it!! always wanted the jazz in inca silver.....
    jd56hawk likes this.
  17. LowEndOperative

    LowEndOperative ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ Supporting Member

    Oct 8, 2013
    With these --and others --the country of origin is usually JPN, and it isn't limited to Fender/Squier.
  18. dannybuoy


    Aug 3, 2005
    :rolleyes: Wasn't fishing for a sale - not even decided for sure, plus being in the UK, Talkbass is one of the worst places for me to try and sell it anyway!
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  19. If did what remains of American Standard and the problem is solved...
  20. Ant Illington

    Ant Illington I'm Anthony but I'm only illin' Banned

    So it came up in a conversation that he didn't start. Merry Christmas to you, too. Are we allowed to say "Merry Christmas" here? I'll take my money back if not. Holiday/winter greetings to you if you are offended by Christmas.
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