Tune WB-5 FM 5 String Fretless Semi-Hollow Bass. Piezo Pickups. Spectacular, Figured Maple Top

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$2,100
$1,550
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Needham Woodworks - Handcrafted Eurorack Cabinets
San Francisco, CA, United States
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About This Listing

Listed here is an exceptional example of a Japanese-made Tune WB-5 5-String semi-hollow fretless w/ piezo pickups. This bass was a collaboration between Mica Wickersham (Alembic) and a Japanese custom builder. I'm a fine furniture maker and played a number of these before stumbling upon this one, which has a multi-layered contrasting top, with a jaw-dropping figured maple as the top layer. The main body material is resonant ash. Truly spectacular. Even the stringers on the back are stunning. Brass nut. Powerful active preamp.
Strung with Labella black tape wounds, the combination with piezos yields a warm, full tone similar to an upright. The bass sings. 
She's been played but I can't find any dings. She'll ship with a Fender-style hardshell case. 

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WB5-FM

Classic hand-rubbed Oil finish

Mahogany

Flame maple

3piece hard maple

Rosewood

Fretless

34"(864m/m)

Black

Brass

 

Die-cast Deluxe


Product Specs

Listed18 days 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
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