Sadowsky: SME21VJ5 23M OKU FR

Serial: SMEH00528821

Up for sale is a Left Handed Sadowsky MetroExpress 4 string Vintage JJ bass guitar in Black. The electronics have been play tested and working as they should, Great looking and sounding basses with no issues. These are being sold as B stock they will come in their factory boxes and will include the Sadowsky Portabag as well. It has the word "used" lightly pressed into the back of the headstock, there is no factory warranty but they will be in beautiful fresh condition and ready to play.


  • Construction Bolt-On
  • Hardware Machineheads Sadowsky Light Open Gear
  • Neck Wood Maple
  • Fretboard Maple
  • Fingerboard Radius 12"
  • Scale length 34" (long scale)
  • Width Nut 38.5 mm / 1.5"
  • Frets 21 Nickel Silver (width: 2.4 mm / height: 1.3 mm)
  • Body Shape Standard J
  • Body Wood Okume
  • Pickups Passive Sadowsky J (neck & bridge)
  • Electronics Active Sadowsky 2-Way Electronics
  • Pot layout Volume / Balance / Treble / Bass
  • Bridge system Sadowsky Bridge w/ Quick Release
  • Strap system S-Style Security Locks

Franklin Guitar Works - Who We Are

FGW is a division of MIRC, LLC (Musical Instrument Reclamation Corporation), located in Franklin TN.  MIRC is the world’s largest refurbisher of stringed instruments.  We partner with the leading manufacturers in the industry, helping them recondition their distressed instruments. All of our instruments have been inspected, set up, and refurbished by our certified technicians to ensure you are receiving a quality instrument.

Why does this guitar have “used” on the back of the headstock? 

Sometimes the word "used" is lightly pressed into the back of the headstock and/or the serial number may be partially altered per manufacturer agreements.  For many, the "used" stamp is looked at as a sign of quality, giving confidence that a used instrument originating from MIRC has been properly set up and refurbished by a professional tech.

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ConditionB-Stock (Used)
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  • MetroExpress 21-Fret Vintage JJ 4 String Left Handed
  • Black

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Franklin Guitar Works

Franklin, TN, United States
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