Fender Precision Bass Blonde 1953

4-String Bass Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Precision Bass Blonde 1953

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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 professionally refinished and aged by vintage expert, and the neck has been oversprayed. There are a couple areas in the body where the original finish has been masked off to preserve pencil dates.
Body Material: Ash
Neck Material: Maple
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: "C" profile
Neck Thickness (IN): .92" (1st fret), 1.00" (12th fret)
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-5/8"
Scale Length: 34"
Neck Details: Bolt-on maple neck with unbound maple fingerboard, dot inlays, skunk stripe, and heel-adjust truss rod. The neck has been oversprayed, and the pencil mark dates to 1953.
Electronics: The pickup is an original single coil pickup with black bobbin, but has been rewound. The wiring harness is original, with master volume and tone controls; the pot codes have worn away, but the components are appropriate to this era.
Pickup Measurements: 5.6k
Hardware: The string tree and neck plate are not original.
Weight: 8lbs 13oz
Modifications/Repairs: -The body has been professionally refinished and aged by an authority of Fender instruments of this era, and the neck has been oversprayed -The string tree and neck plate are not original -The pickup has been removed, rewound, and reinstalled
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: The aging on this bass is stunning; the refinish was worn and checked, with numerous areas of wear, small dings, and scratches/grooves and looks very authentic. The hardware has moderate tarnish, and the back has mild buckle rash. The neck shows noticeable finish wear along the back and on the fingerboard, and is smooth and comfortable to play.
Serial Number: 0666
Tech Notes: The bass plays well with low action and light neck relief; the frets are fairly low with mild wear. The pencil dates on the body and neck, and the serial number, date to 1953.
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