This traditional Rickenbacker bass style with dot inlays and no binding was prized by Paul McCartney and Chris Squire when they got their first 4001S models in 1964. Players cherish its traditional look and rounded edges that many claim make it more comfortable than the 4003. The updated 4003S version comes with the improved dual trussrod system. Of course, the famous solid bass tones, ringing sustain and treble punch Rickenbacker is known for make it a dream.

It’s no wonder they’ve received a steady demand of requests to bring this back. This design was once exclusive to the British distributor Rose Morris in the six-ties. Iconic curves of maple form the body with a traditional Rosewood fingerboard. Dot inlays and no binding make this stand out from the standard 4003.

ConditionBrand New (New)
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Brand
Model
  • 4003S
Finish
  • Black
Categories
Year
  • 4003
Made In
  • United States
Fretboard Material
  • Rosewood
Body Material
  • Maple
Fretboard Radius
  • 10"
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed
Model Sub-Family
  • Rickenbacker 4003S
Active / Passive Pickups
  • Passive
Neck Material
  • Maple
Active Preamp
  • No
Finish Style
  • Gloss
Number of Strings
  • 4-String
Series
  • Rickenbacker 4000 Series
Pickup Configuration
  • SS
Color Family
  • Black
Body Shape
  • Double Cutaway
Finish Features
  • Matching Headstock
Model Family
  • Rickenbacker 4003
Number of Frets
  • 20

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