Here’s a very cool & extremely rare 1st issue late ’57 Precision Bass w/some unusual early features in great shape, its has been refinished in a satin Natural over its Alder body, its ultra rare “V” shaped Maple Neck has original finish & is also dated 11/57 which is as early as these came out, its wearing a newer repro Gold’gard that pulls this all together, its original 1st issue split “Raised A Pole” pickup is nice w/that quintessential Funk tone !, its pots are dated to the 8th week of 1958, its original from its 20XXX #’d back plate to its fine threaded saddle bridge to its tuners, it plays & feels excellent, very lightweight, she’s excellent overall having nice tone qualities & comes w/a nice hard case.

Listed5 months ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
Excellent items are almost entirely free from blemishes and other visual defects and have been played or used with the utmost care.learn more
Brand
Model
  • Precision Bass with Maple Fretboard
Finish
  • Natural
Categories
Year
  • 1957
Made In
  • United States
Frets
  • Medium Jumbo
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Fretboard Material
  • Maple
Pickup System
  • Passive
Neck Material
  • Maple
Offset Body
  • No
Pickup Configuration
  • Split-Coil
Number of Strings
  • 4-String
Model Family
  • Fender Precision Bass
Color Family
  • Tan
Series
  • Fender Vintage Pre-CBS Era
Body Shape
  • P-Style

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