*RARE* Vintage 1963 Fender Precision P Bass with Case!!
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Sold Date: 03/21/2011
Channel: Online Auction
SUPER RAREVintage 1963 Fender Precision Bass Guitar Big "C" Neck This is a vintage 1963 Fender EB-3 Bass Guitar. Candy Apple Red finish. Greenish Celluolid pickguard has broken corner piece that will come with the guitar. It has a smooth clean neck with clay dots that is stamped SEP63C. Super Rare C BIG Neck Size. Original frets in good condition. Great looking brazilian fretboard. There is some finish checking, chips and dings and playwear throughout the guitar body. Has an added strap pin hole on the upper horn. There is also some black spotting on the sides and back of the guitar only that may or may not buff out. Nice original hardware in very good condition. Comes with vintage Fender hard shell case that is in worn condition. This is a nice examble of a very rare vintage bass and it has a great look, feel and sound. Vintage 1963 Fender P-Basses in Candy Apple Red with a big "C" neck just don't come around for sale very often...grab this one while you can. Great for the player or collector. Bid to Win or Use Buy It Now. No Reserve! The 2011 Vintage Guitar Price Guide Book puts this guitar's value at $11,300 - $17,300. Check the pictures and ask any questions before bidding. More Photos available on request. Guitar is sold as is with no return. International bidders are welcome as I have shipped all over the world. Shipping of course will be much higher so you have to be willing to pay the actual cost of shipping. I prefer paypal echeck, personal check or MO and also accept regular paypal and wire transfer. This is a great bass and priced to sell - Highest Bid Wins!
Please use the attached link to view over 60 photos of this bass. If you have any questions or would like to make an offer please contact me and I will provide my personal email and phone number./albums/u66/mrgibson01/1963%20Fender%20P-Bass/?start=all I bought this bass from the original owner who purchased it new in late 1964 as an original factory candy apple red finish from Kenmore Music, NY. I also contacted Fender regarding the CAR and the stamped number 8 and they said it indicated it was also a factory finish and the CAR made with tool marks was normal as was a single stamped number. They also said most refinishes would have had the color code stamped and not tooled and there would be more than one number. I was told everything on this bass is original except maybe a couple of the pickguard screws. The case is also the original case that came with the bass when purchased new. I was also told by the original owner this bass had a clear plastic body guard on it at one time. It also has all original electronics including the original pickup, cloth wiring, solder joints and pots are dated 20th week of 1964 (6420). Trade offers are welcomed! I also have an incredible Gibson Les Paul Gary Rosssington Murphy Aged with Display and a 1950 Gibson Southern Jumbo for sale or trade. And, I am looking for a vintage Red, White or (Silver) and Blue vistalite or sparkle drum set.
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