Ampeg BB-4 Vintage Upright Bass Circa 1967
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Sold Date: 07/15/2009
Channel: Online Auction
1967 Vintage Ampeg BB-4 Upright Electric Bass GuitarCollectors note: Comes with all original owners manual, warranty card, and original manilla authentic Envelope. Only 2 Owners My step-father is the second owner of this beatiful hand crafter piece of music history. Himself a fantastic bass player bought this from the original owner about 5 yrs. ago. It is played frequently and is properly tuned and taken care of. Bieng only the second owner we also have the original warranty card, owners manual, list of original dealers and original envelope. All from 1967. If your an avid lover of vintage basses or a collector you will not be able to live without this beatuiful bass. Let's face it, they just don't make 'em like this anymore. Years of research went into building the Ampeg First all electric upright bass guitar. If you appreciate the good old days of bass playing, you owe it to yourself to own this piece of american music history. The original design was licensed from Zorko and redesigned by Oliver Jesperson. The pickup was a diaphragm transducer positioned directly below the feet of the bridge. In theory this was supposed to translate the vibration of the strings into electrical energy in the same way that string vibration is translated into sound energy in an acoustic upright bass. Mainly the Baby Bass guitar produces a thud sort of sound. Because the original pickup doesn't rely on magnetic properties, either gut or steel strings could be used. *****Please note this bass has a small dent in back and normal signs of wear***** Don't miss out on this one of a kind 2 owner all original and authentic Ampeg BB-4 Serial # 013649. Add this to your collection today! This item comes shipped to your door with the white glove treatment. We will clean, package and protect the item for free. We also include shipping insurance at no charge!Bid Now! Own this beatuiful piece of music history.
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