Fender Precision Bass 1954 - 1957

Fender Precision Bass 1954 - 1957

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Overview

Since its introduction in 1951, one of the only major design changes for the P Bass was the use of contoured body edges brought about in 1954. These basses retain the single-coil pickup from the first run, but the poles are staggered rather than flat for a slightly lower overall output. This period also saw the introduction of the Sunburst finish to the P-Bass, which became standard around mid-1955.

Notable Players: Geezer Butler, Roger Waters, John Deacon, Sting

Product Specs

Brand
Model
  • Precision Bass
Finish
  • Blonde
  • Sunburst
Year
  • 1954 - 1957
Made In
  • United States
Categories
Body Material
  • Ash
Body Shape
  • P-Style
Fretboard Material
  • Maple
Neck Material
  • Maple
Number of Strings
  • 4-String
Pickup System
  • Passive
Right / Left Handed
  • Right Handed

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