Includes 1960’s case, unsure if original or not. 9lbs 0.5oz
Pickups, tuners, bridge, and pickup covers are original. Pickguard replaced and thumb rest location moved. Pots replaced. Frets have some wear on A and D string but still have plenty of life left. Frets appear to be original. December of 1962 Neck, which is not a slab board. The string-through-Body holes are not original.
This bass was sold to us as a 1959, we have confirmed it IS a 1959 from other collectors basses with similar numbers, but the number plate comes up as a 1960 from some sources online. The body date can not be confirmed because the pocket stamping was finished over.
Has been disassembled and gone through by our in house tech. Sounds incredible with those original pickups! Nice super low action, has a little bit of buzz on the neck in a few places if you play hard, we think that could be eliminated and have even lower action if you wanted to do a fret level. We could perform that service for an extra fee.
Update 3/3/18: We have replaced with tuners with better functioning Fender tuners from the late 1960's.
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