This example having an LG code dates to July 1972. Its Mapleglo finish is original showing signs of age w/a wonderful patina going on. Its famous Checkerboard bound body is stunning & compliments it perfectly.Its groovy Crushed Pearl inlaid fingerboard still glistens & feels great. Its maple neck-thru body is wide & flat w/its famous large size headstock w/maple wings & excellent frets. Its whitegard is a perfect reproduction & she still wears a clear lucite thumb rest & chrome capped knobs. Its Grover tuners work well but she may have come w/old style tuners originally as it has tiny holes filled in on the back of the headstock. Its chrome hardware is still quite clean.
Its has a very user friendly bridge installed for better intonation & its got an original one in its case pocket. This is a fabulous player & looks excellent, it comes in a nice generic hard case. At The Guitar Broker we stock over 200 of the best vintage & collectible guitars in the USA as well as some very unusual classic & modern sports & muscle cars. The item "1972 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass withCheckerboard Binding & Crushed Pearl inlays WOW" is in sale since Friday, January 8, 2021.
This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Bass Guitars". The seller is "raretoyzz" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.