Fender Precision Bass Sunburst 1969

4-String Bass Guitar with Rosewood Fingerboard. Made in the USA.
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Fender Precision Bass Sunburst 1969

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: Rosewood
Neck Profile: Medium C
Neck Thickness (IN): 1st - 0.86" 12th - 0.97"
Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"
Nut Width: 1-9/16"
Scale Length: 34"
Neck Details: Glossy, one-piece maple neck with unbound rosewood veneer fingerboard and pearloid dot inlays -neck stamp reads "5383109B" and dates to 1969 -the neck has been refretted -the fingerboard has been planed -the truss rod is adjustable, but the truss rod nut is fairly deep inside the cavity which indicates a possible repair -the serial number "264690" has been carved into the back of the headstock
Electronics: -original black bobbin split-coil pickup -volume pot has been replaced with a DiMarzio pot -tone pot is original with 1966 code -wiring harness has been touched up and a ground wire has been added between both pots
Pickup Measurements: 11.0kΩ
Hardware: -original tuners, bridge, strap buttons, knobs, bridge cover, and pickup cover -pickguard is not original; has a 1976 serial number -the pickguard has been removed because holes on the new pickguard do not line up with the holes on the body; pickguard is included and can be installed by drilling new holes in the body -the thumbrest has been moved to the treble side to as a result of the new pickguard. The original holes on the bass side remain concealed underneath the pickguard
Weight: 8lbs 5oz
Modifications/Repairs: -neck has been refretted -fingerboard has been planed -truss rod has possibly been repaired -last name has been carved into the body behind the neck pocket -serial number has been carved into the back of the headstock -volume pot has been replaced -wiring harness has been touched up -a ground wire has been added between the two pots -pickguard is not original (it has a 1976 serial number) -pickup cover has been removed but is included
Case Details: Hardshell case
Cosmetic Condition: This bass has play wear consistent with its age. The finish has wear, chips, scratches and dings throughout the neck and body.
Serial Number: 264690
Tech Notes: Plays well with low action and optimal neck relief. The truss rod is adjustable. Frets are tall, wide, and show minor signs of play wear. The serial number, neck stamp, and appointments such as the black bobbins and drilled bridge ground wire hole date this instrument to 1969.
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