Fender Precision Bass Sunburst 1959

4-String Bass Guitar with Maple Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Precision Bass Sunburst 1959

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 Body
Neck Material: Maple Neck
Fingerboard Material: Maple
Neck Profile: C shape
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st .83" 12th 1.02"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-3/4"
Scale Length: 34"
Neck Details: One piece maple bolt-on neck with skunk stripe and maple fingerboard. -No pencil or stamps in the neck pocket or on the neck heel.
Electronics: Original electronics. Two black bobbin pickups with volume and tone controls. -Two visible 1959 pot code dates.
Pickup Measurements: 11.2k
Hardware: -G string tuner has been replaced, it has a gold gear and flathead screw.
Modifications/Repairs: -An area of wood near the output jack broke and was re-glued. This repair is structurally secure with some cosmetic damage. -G string tuner has been replaced, it has a gold gear and flathead screw.
Case Details: Original hardshell case is structurally secure with cosmetic wear.
Cosmetic Condition: This bass has light/moderate wear for its age. -The body has scratches, dents, worn/chipped finish, heavy buckle rash, and some checking. -Neck has dents, scratches, and a few blemishes and chips.
Serial Number: 37711
Tech Notes: Plays well with medium/low action and light neck relief. This bass benefits from lighter flatwound strings (currently set up with 40-95). -Truss rod is adjustable. -Frets are low and narrow with some areas of play wear. -The pencil date in the pickup cavity, pot codes, and serial number date this instrument to 1959.
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