Up for sale, a 1966 Fender Precision Bass in exceptional, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case and hangtag. A medium weight example at 8lbs 8oz strung with half round 45-100 strings, this P Bass can dish out ample thump and roundness. Professionally setup, we've had this bass dialed in here at Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar to ensure optimal action and intonation.The one-piece maple neck features a medium C profile carve with. Moderate shoulder and gentle taper up the board. Its an extremely easy-playing and comfortable shape, measuring. 855" deep at the 1st fret and 1.005" at the 12th. The profile is exceedingly clean with the original smooth nitro lacquer gloss, exhibiting just a.
Sliver of palm wear along the treble side fretboard edge and two tiny nicks on the bass-side shoulder behind fret 2. The Brazilian rosewood fretboard is a nice dark cut, retaining the original slender fretwire which has its full factory height and well-rounded crowns. Playing easily in every register, fretwear is limited to.
Light wear beneath the A and D strings on frets 1-3, extending just beneath the D string until fret 8. Straight neck, optimally adjusted truss rod, and truss rod nut flush with the neck heel, necessitating little adjustment over the past half century.
The headstock retains the original tuning machines with long stems and clover buttons, and the Precision Bass logo is fully intact and flawless. On the neck heel, the original April, 1966 date stamp is fully intact, and the factory paint stick markings are in the pocket. The chrome plating is stunningly clean, and the original tortoise pickguard is practically perfect with minimal shrinkage. Also one of the last early Pre-CBS-style nitrate guards with swirls of yellows and a dimensional, glossy look.
The nitro lacquer three-tone Sunburst finish is stunningly clean and impeccably kept, with a thick red ring central to the burst and no "tan line" when comparing the exposed finish and that which is protected beneath the pickguard. The lacquer shows zero touchup or overspray and is 100% original, with wear limited to l. Ight buckle rash central to the back and a few scattered marks primarily on the body parameter. The original black tolex hardshell case is included and equally as clean as the bass. The leather ends are in great shape, all three latches and the original handle are intact, and the case has a small raised Fender badge on the exterior.The manual/hangtag is mostly intact, missing the cover on the booklet and a couple pages. 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 "1966 Fender Precision Bass Vintage 100% Original Sunburst with Case, Hangtag" is in sale since Sunday, October 18, 2020. 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.