Fender Jazz Bass Fretless Conversion Natural Refin 1965

4-String Bass Guitar with Brazilian Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Jazz Bass Fretless Conversion Natural Refin 1965

Vintage
  • $4,495.00
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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: The body has been stripped and refinished natural; the original paint stick marking is visible in the neck pocket. The fingerboard also appears to have a clear finish applied after the fretless conversion.
Body Material: Ash
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Brazilian Rosewood
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .83" (1st fret), .95" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-1/2"
Scale Length: 34"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with unbound Brazilian rosewood veneer fretboard, dot inlays, and heel-adjust truss rod. The neck has been converted to fretless; the original fret slots were filled with wood strips, and a clear finish was applied to the fingerboard. The neck has a "7 OCT 65 A" heel stamp.
Electronics: Original single coil pickups with grey fiberboard bobbins, and original wiring harness components with independent volume controls for each pickup and master tone control. Some solder joints have been re-done as the electronics were removed for refinishing. The pot codes date to 1965.
Pickup Measurements: 7.8k (neck), 7.4k (bridge)
Hardware: The nut has been replaced. The bridge cover, pickup cover, and thumbrest are also missing.
Weight: 8lbs 10oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The body has been stripped and refinished -The neck has been converted to fretless -Some solder joints have been redone -Non-original nut
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The bass shows mild cosmetic wear, with numerous surface scratches, small dings, and minor inconsistencies in the clear finish present. The back has moderate buckle rash, and the pickguard has shrunk and hazed with age. The fingerboard is glossy with light scratches and string marks, and the back of the neck has worn to a comfortable satin with small marks and grooves scattered throughout.
Serial Number: 100520
Tech Notes: The bass plays well with low action and optimal neck relief, and is currently set up with flatwound strings. The serial number, heel stamp, and electronics codes date the bass to 1965.
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