Fender Standard Precision Bass 1988 Candy Apple Red

Reverb Estimated Used Price Range

  • $275$450

As the first production model bass guitar, the Fender Precision bass was an absolutely revolutionary instrument upon its introduction in 1951. In 1988, Fender split production of the Precision Bass into the American Standard and Standard models, and in 1995 Fender began manufacturing Standard models in its new Mexican factory. Instruments like the Standard Precision Bass that are made in Mexico are also referred to as MIM.

Note: the image in this price guide is of a 2012 model.

Years of Production: 1988 - present

Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody

Wood Composition: Alder body, Maple neck, Rosewood or Maple fingerboard

Design Elements: Single-coil split pickup with level pole pieces, tortoiseshell pickguard, 34-inch scale length, dot inlays

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


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