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Vintage 1978 Fender Jazz Bass w/ Case - 100% Original - Guitar 78 1977 77 1970s 70s

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Vintage 1978 Fender Jazz Bass

100% Original & Complete w/ Chrome Covers, Thumbrest & Case 

Awesome 1978 Fender Jazz Bass in original Black finish w/ black pickguard and bound maple neck with pearl blocks. Nothing has been changed or modified on this instrument - It's 100% ORIGINAL down to the last screw, and it has the original chrome pickup & bridge covers, thumbrest and hard case. It has finish wear, dings and scratches here and there, but overall really nice shape for being 43 years old! The original pickups are strong and loud, and the bass sounds incredible, ranging from fat, smooth vintage tone... to warm and growly with a turn of the tone knob! The bass weighs 11 lbs. 4 oz., but man is there something special about the sound of a ‘70s ash-body Jazz Bass! No issues, no mods, no cracks, no repairs. 

The neck feels awesome and the action is nice and low with great playability all across the board. Every note rings out. Neck is straight, truss rod works good. The frets are original with plenty of life left.

  • Ser #: S843XXX (1978). The ser. # sticker on the underside of the pickguard matches the ser. # on the headstock.
  • Pot Codes: 137-7818 (18th week of 1978).
  • Pickup Codes: The factory foam is covering much of the pickup codes (and I don’t want to remove it because it will fall apart and get messy). The last 2 digits indicate the year, and “78” is clearly readable on the bridge pickup. Both have their original windings.

The original case is in good condition, but shows typical wear from use. The original Fender logo is still intact!

*Check out my other listings for more cool bass stuff!

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This item is sold As-Described and cannot be returned unless it arrives in a condition different from how it was described or photographed. Items must be returned in original, as-shipped condition with all original packaging.

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Listed7 days ago
ConditionVery Good (Used)
Very Good items may show a few slight marks or scratches but are fully functional and in overall great shape.learn more
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