whats my dads bass worth?

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  1. baseplaya


    Mar 9, 2005
    its a 15 stringed fretless vintage alembic with solid gold hardware and a thru-body.

    any help would be great

    base playa
  2. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    Probably enough that if you broke it and/or pawned it, you'd need to spend some time researching "justifiable homicide." And if it's 15 strings, it's not vintage.
  3. form52


    Mar 17, 2005
    Best thing to do would be to email the fine folks at Alembic.
    Describe it the best you can down to the last detail, or include a pic. Just ask that it was/is your dads and you were wondering what they would have originaly sold it for. Include the serial # so they can see when it was made.

    My guess.... As much, if not more, than what some people make in a good 6 month period.

    If you do have pics.. post them here. I'd kinda like to see it for my own personal GAS'ing purposes.
    And if you don't have some.. get some.
  4. baseplaya


    Mar 9, 2005

    i will get the digital camera

    it has 5 x 3 grouping if that helps. its also really heavy.

    base playa


    Nov 24, 2001
    New York,NY
    IF it is indeed true & a fretless, it must be murder on your fretting fingers...


    PS: I'd also wonder about trying to stay intonated with all those strings...
  6. Toasted


    May 26, 2003
    Leeds, UK
  7. phxlbrmpf


    Dec 27, 2002
    More like Gimmick. :D
  8. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    digital picture would be good.

    also, you are aware that it's basS not basE, right? unless you're in the military and only play on the base.
  9. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    stupid sh@#t erased, sorry all of you.

    went watching John Steward show.
  10. Rezdog

    Rezdog Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    T.Rez, Canada
    Greetings from the North,
    Ah ha ha ha! That's a good joke. All of Canada laughs at you:)

    Happy Times
  11. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Are you sure that you can speak english? :D

    Anyway, probably a whole freakin' lot. Lets get some pics!
  12. Sane


    Dec 4, 2004
    Melbourne Fl
    O well enough of that....
    Yea if your a Dad... and own this bass id look into some security:)
  13. Not sure what its worth, but definitely more than what you will get for it at the pawnshop. :smug:

    If you're dad is a member here, and has read this thread, he'll probably be looking into a security alarm for his bass to keep your mits off it! :D
  14. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    :crying: no i cant!!!! i always fail my english exams + my english teacher hates me
  15. vene-nemesis

    vene-nemesis Banned

    Jul 17, 2003
    Bilbao España
    was it so bad?

    i also failed my sitcom writter exams + Jerry Seindfeld hates me
  16. this would be a good time for the mods to ban the jerk that started this thread....

    evidently somebody pulled the link, but on another forum somebody dared somebody to start this thread over here on TB. This is just a farce, a joke at us TB'er's expense.
  17. How decidedly unimpressive in that case. What forum?
  18. didn't really work then??

    hmmm, close thread please dear mod
  19. Those people on Bassworld are nothing but troublemakers.

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