Fender Bass VI Sunburst 1963

Short-Scale 6-String Bass Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Bass VI Sunburst 1963

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
Body Material: Alder
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: C-Shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st fret: .83", 12th: .98"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 30"
Neck Details: One-piece maple neck with a Brazilian rosewood veneer board, center clay dot inlays, truss adjustment at the headstock -- Heel date stamp reads 5MAY63A
Electronics: All orignal excluding the replaced tone pot. The volume pot dates from 1961.
Pickup Measurements: Neck: 6.4 kΩ, Middle: 6.4 kΩ, Bridge: 6.2 kΩ
Hardware: Original -- The string mute foam has dried hard
Modifications/Repairs: The tone pot has been replaced
Case Details: Original Hard Shell Case -- Original trem arm included within
Cosmetic Condition: This Bass VI shows nice play wear for its age. Nicks and dings are present throughout the body. The back of the body shows heavy buckle rash. The sides and back of the neck have hand wear. The hardware is only lightly tarnished.
Serial Number: 97963
Tech Notes: Currently, set up with low action. The frets are skinny retaining moderate height for their age. -- The volume pot code dates from 1961 - the body date, neck heel stamp, and serial number are from 1963.
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