Vox Phantom IV Bass White 1965

4-String Bass Guitar with Ebony Fingerboard. Made in the UK.
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Vox Phantom IV Bass White 1965

Vintage

Description & Specs

The following specs were carefully collected and recorded by a skilled technician. For a more detailed description and questions regarding sound, feel, or cosmetic condition, please visit our Lincoln Avenue showroom or call to speak to one of our Used and Vintage experts.
Finish Details: Original. There is a small white dropfill at the neck heel, covering the original location of the strap button.
Body Material: Alder
Body Details: Solid alder body. The top strap button has been moved from the heel to the back of the body; the original location has been touched up with a white drop fill. An access cut for the truss rod has been filed into the body, and the original bridge mounting holes have been plugged. The neck pocket has an "AUG 1965" date stamp.
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Ebony
Neck Profile: Soft "V" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .80" (1st fret), .99" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 34"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with unbound ebony fretboard, dot inlays, and heel-adjust truss rod. The neck has an "AUG 1965" date stamp.
Electronics: Original single coil pickups with master volume/tone controls and 3-way toggle switch. The original rotary switch has been replaced with a toggle switch; the control pots appear to be original. The bass originates from the United Kingdom, and as such does not have standardized pot codes.
Pickup Measurements: 7.0k (neck), 7.1k (bridge)
Hardware: The bridge and pickguard are both non-original. The original bridge mounting holes were plugged and new ones drilled.
Weight: 8lbs 2oz
Modifications/Repairs: -Non-original bridge and pickguard -Non-original toggle switch -The bridge mounting holes have been plugged and re-drilled -The top strap button has been moved, the original hole filled, and the finish touched up
Case Details: Original hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The bass has aged nicely; the finish is glossy with several large horizontal checking marks, as well as numerous small dings/finish chips. The bottom corner of the body has some heavier wear, which goes into the body wood slightly. The back of the neck has various scratches and scuffs, but is comfortable to play.
Serial Number: 66736
Tech Notes: The bass plays well with low action, and the frets are wide and low with minor wear. The neck has a slight S-curve on the bass side, but the bass has been set up to accommodate this. The bass is currently strung with 45-100 gauge strings, and the truss rod is adjustable. The neck and body stamps date to 1965.
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