Bass FOUNDER TL/PB Sunburst 1975, Hybrid look between a Fender Japan PB'57 and a Fender Telecaster Bass. No don't smile! This 'Founder' brand is a real Japanese brand, well present during the 70s/80s, but only for the Japanese market.
Very nice copies inspired by Fender. An excellent finish and a perfect sound! A very nice vintage bass that will be perfect as a second bass, to take everywhere.

For the record, Roger Waters of Pink Floyd loves this Founder bass and has played with it!! These sounds were close to the sounds he was looking for.

Very good general condition, superb vintage look, 8.5/10 frets, very few signs of life (see photos for more details). Dated around 1975.

To have compared, the level of quality of finish, of violin making is similar to the famous Greco, Tokaï of the time, even superior on this copy! the neck is sublime, maple selected nicely veined.
And the main thing:… it sounds, the Telecaster-type pickup and the design of the model make it a bass with very modern, very pop sounds. And what makes it even more interesting, in addition to the rarity, the look, the vintage side etc., is its particularity: on the Fender Telecaster bass, the microphone is a bridge pickup, and on this copy, it is a neck telecaster type microphone, pretty serious slamming! To try !!
In conclusion, a very good second bass, with an ideal sound in pop/rock, finger play, with a pick, Ideal for guitarists looking for a bass, for almost half the price of a Fender Japan.
(a mix between: Mustang bass, Precision 57' and Telecaster Bass :) perfect for Pink Floyd!

*Selected and Imported by us from Japan*

Nut: 38 mm
Channel: C
Pickup: 1 x TL Bass JAPAN
Neck and Fingerboard: Selected Maple
Weight: 4kg
Body: Ash
Delivered in TAKABE case
period of manufacture: 1971-77
Covers included

Listed3 months 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
  • Bass TL/PB
  • Sunburst
  • 1975's
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  • Japan

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