The bass features a Fiesta Red nitro lacquer refinish over the original Sunburst, retaining the original hardware and electronics. Arguably the blueprint for iconic tone and visual appeal on any bass, this Precision Bass is a lively alder-bodied example, well-balanced on a strap and weighing 8lbs 10oz. There's just enough pillowy push without being unnecessarily punchy, and since the strings are primarily resonating over an incredibly dark and tight-grained piece of Brazilian rosewood, the tone of the bass faithfully reproduces the clarity, warmth, and detail of this hallowed tonewood.
Professionally setup here at Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar, this Precision Bass is dialed in with comfortable action and spot-on intonation. The maple neck has a.
Very slender C profile carve, emblematic of the very fast-feeling necks offered by Fender from 1958-59. Light shoulders and lightly rolled fretboard edges, with more roundness and heft as you travel up the fretboard, measuring. 765 deep at the 1st fret, graduating to. On the thick slab Brazilian rosewood fretboard, the o.
Riginal slender frets are intact and in excellent shape, showing only light wear beneath the D string on frets 1-9. The nut measures a full 1 3/4 in width. The headstock retains the original reverse tuning machines with clover buttons, and all gears turn smoothly and hold pitch very well, with only light surface patina. The neck was professionally refinished in nitro lacquer by Riggio Custom Guitars, with the. Gloss brought down to a smooth satin on the majority of the carve as part of Riggios subtle relic profess, with a high gloss ambered finish on the heel and headstock.
A vintage-correct waterslide "Precision Bass" decal has also been installed, and the neck heel is date-less, consistent with 1959 production. This bass does exhibit a. W-shaped repaired split along the bass-side half of the headstock joint, perfectly smooth to the touch, extending very faintly to the headstock face and ending at the A tuner post.His has been professionally addressed and is structurally stable, holding full string tension with ease. The body has been professionally refinished in Fiesta Red nitro lacquer, shot over the original Sunburst with a white primer coat. Arious nicks and finish scuffs across the body, with forearm wear on the lower bout body edge, and one ding on the tip of the treble-side body horn. The neck profile is extremely smooth and free of wear, with light curly flame figuring extending the length of the profile. An older Fender reissue tweed hardshell case is included. Check out our shop "Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar, " and please let us know if we can answer any questions! International orders will be declared as merchandise, and the value of merchandise will be declared as the amount paid. We cannot declare anything as a gift or for a lesser value.
We do our best to describe all items with honesty and accuracy, but to be sure, please. The item "1959 Fender Precision Bass Pre-CBS Vintage Bass Gold Guard Fiesta Red with Case" is in sale since Tuesday, March 23, 2021. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Bass Guitars". The seller is "mmguitarbar" and is located in Seattle, Washington.This item can be shipped worldwide.