Gallan Jb Circa 1969 3ts Vintage Sale!

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$194.07
+$135.85Shipping
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Bass Japan Direct
Tokyo, Japan
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Wow! This ol' thang ain't half bad, and it's a granpa at that, if not a prehistoric dino! But no, in all seriousness, this bass, although a kind of budget build back in the day,that went for around 35000JPY, is a very decent Jazz bass. The neck is 3 pc maple, rugged and reliable, and is still healthy with an operational truss.
The body is most likely plywood with maple laminate on top and back,   the fretboard is rose with abalone inlays and white binding.
The scale is 34" and all the hardware, circuit, pots and pickups are original!

It was made for Kyowa-shokai corporation by the Matsumoto Musical Instrument group, meaning Matsumoku most likely made the neck and the rest maybe was outsourced to other builders.
This was one of Kyowa's first brands and was later replaced by their slightly higher grade Fresher brand in the mid seventies.

It has chips and dings on the body and tarnished hardware, but it works well. So it's in decent shape for its vintage.

True vintage MIJ! Awesome pickups :D
This is a bargain! Ships with generic gig bag!

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Listed3 years ago
ConditionGood (Used)
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