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SOLD Vintage 1966 Fender Precision Bass - 100% Original w/ Case

Discussion in 'For Sale: Bass Guitars' started by The Bass Clef, Oct 16, 2018.


  1. The Bass Clef

    The Bass Clef “the brian” Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2010
    Southern California
    Price:
    $6399
    Strings:
    4
    Location:
    California
    A54EC3CA-B8D1-4273-B811-A2130EBADBDB.

    Vintage 1966 (Custom Color) Fender Precision Bass Guitar

    100% Original w/ Bridge Cover, Tugbar & Case!


    Awesome 1966 Fender P Bass in custom color Olympic White finish. Nothing has been changed or modified on this instrument - It's 100% original down to the last screw, and comes complete with the original chrome bridge cover, tugbar and case! The original Olympic White finish has yellowed over the years and looks great with the original tort pickguard! It has finish wear, dings and scratches, and lots of finish checking, but overall really nice shape for being 53 years old! No issues, no cracks, no mods, no repairs.

    This bass is one of the best vintage Fenders I've ever had! It plays super smooth and feels wonderful. The original pickups are strong and loud, and it sounds incredible! The truss rod works good and the action is nice and low across the board - no dead notes anywhere. It’s strung with Thomastik-Infeld flatwounds. The frets are all original and in great shape with lots of life left. The neck was made early enough to still have the smaller vintage-size frets, and the neck has a nice thin profile, so this bass still has all of that wonderful pre-CBS feel to it (Fender went to the larger jumbo frets later in 1966)!
    • Ser #: 121XXX (1966)
    • Neck Stamp: A little smudged, but can still make out FEB 66 (neck is a “C” width - standard 1.75” at the nut)
    • Pot Codes: 137-6607 (7th week of 1966)
    • Pickups: Correct, original green bobbins, original heavy Formvar windings, and lacquer potted. There's handwriting on the pickups, but hard to make out (very typical for this period).
    • All original solder joints.
    • VERY lightweight at only 8 lbs 6 oz.!
    Original case is in good structural condition, but shows wear on the tolex and leather, and the Fender logo is broken off... but it works fine and it's original!

    *CLICK ON THE THUMBNAILS BELOW TO ENLARGE*

    $7750
    *PRICE DROP* NOW... $6399 Shipped (USA) SALE PENDING...
    Paypal and Bank Wire Accepted.
    *I also take deposits, message me for details
     

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  2. Kukulkan61

    Kukulkan61 Supporting Member

    Feb 8, 2011
    Northern Arizona
    Oh my goose nutsdrooldrooldrool
     
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  3. whirledpeas

    whirledpeas Supporting Member

    Feb 18, 2010
    Sittin' Here in Limbo
    Wow that’s nice!
     
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  4. Rad!
     
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  5. JIO

    JIO Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 30, 2010
    Oceana (Pacifica) CA
    musician/artist/owner - Gildaxe
    beauty! :thumbsup: - as a '66 P owner myself it's probably a great sounding bass!
     
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  6. p0k

    p0k I play the bass and design things.

    Feb 6, 2007
    Brockton, MA
    so gorgeous...
     
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  7. jwright9

    jwright9 Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 13, 2018
    Interested in trades at all?
     
  8. Was thinking the same thing. Was gonna ask him if I could trade my gf for this P haha.
    Great trade in value as she is an amazing cook and has no gag reflex.
    In all seriousness, that is a killer P
     
  9. The Bass Clef

    The Bass Clef “the brian” Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2010
    Southern California
    My wife would probably get pretty mad... unless she likes to do housework too!
     
  10. I actually do more housework than her......but I get "brownie points" for it. ;):thumbsup:
     
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  11. brichards

    brichards

    Dec 2, 2007
    still have the bass?
     
  12. The Bass Clef

    The Bass Clef “the brian” Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2010
    Southern California
    Yes, still available.
     
  13. brichards

    brichards

    Dec 2, 2007
    how much are you asking?
     
  14. Price listed at top of ad
     
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  15. 100% original custom color and beautiful condition! Love it!
     
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  16. basspro

    basspro Supporting Member

    Mar 10, 2009
    Las Vegas,NV
    Always has the goods. Very nice indeed.
     
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  17. Looks just like the bass Elvis played for many years.
     
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  18. the slug

    the slug man, why the long face Supporting Member

    May 21, 2014
    very nice! GLWS
     
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  19. dtsamples

    dtsamples Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2010
    Wilmington, DE
    zamn zaddy
     
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  20. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    My favorite classic Fender color, PG & neck combo. If I get another Fender, it will have this combo. Best of luck selling it. Seems value priced to me.
     
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