This is an in-house hand made Custom Shop instrument. This Custom Shop bass is our tribute to the 1956 Precision Bass with an Ash body finished in Vintage Two Tone Sunburst and a Maple neck and fingerboard. This bass has a custom wound vintage style single coil pickup creating that legendary early P-Bass vintage tone and a NOS vintage paper in oil capacitor from Ukraine in the tone circuit. With a very strong and resonant voice, this bass has that open P-Bass sound heard on stage and in the best recordings throughout the 60's, 70's and 80's! Sting has used his early single coil P-Bass throughout his career. The Vintage Sunburst light relic finish looks extremely classy over the broad grain of the wood and is accentuated with the early large style white pick guard. Original chrome covers over the bridge and pickup makes this bass look like a real blast from the past. The '58 style 4 saddle bridge used on this tribute bass ensures correct intonation and playability. This bass, #101 in our series so far, is a limited run and includes a hard shell case.
We are producing these as our version of vintage Fender instruments made in the 50's. 60's and early 70's. Highly sought after original vintage instruments can bring well over 10,000. and taking them on stage and into studios is a serious risk. These Custom Shop instruments are light weight, resonant and have the feel, playability and tone of the old treasured instruments. They can be used for touring and recording without the risk of loss or damage.
We are a FULL SERVICE shop, have a expert repair and Custom Modification department as well as an on-site Custom Shop for in-house instrument builds. Guitar Villa is run by musicians, techs and recording engineers and we are here to help you with any product selection or use questions you may have. We can advise on the best value at any budget. See us for all your questions or needs before and after the sale!