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1961 Fender Jazz Bass Three Tone Sunburst

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Published on May 6, 2013

1961 Fender Jazz Three Tone Sunburst (http://goo.gl/ahTvh)

Marc gives you a great look into the this piece of musical history, an original 1961 Jazz bass in three tone sunburst.

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Ampeg Portaflex B-15 (goo.gl/anrxG)

SUMMARY:

Body: Alder

Neck: Maple with slab board rosewood board and clay dots, pencil neck date "8/61", 1 1/2" nut width, frets have some wear but plenty of life on them

Pickups/Hardware: Black bobbin pickups (bridge measures 7.70 ohms and neck at 7.51 ohms), '61 potentiometers

Cosmetic Condition: Plenty of wear around the edges and some finger wear above the thumb rest. The back has a very interesting mark through the finish as well. The top clearcoat is almost gone. The pickguard has a broken tip from shrinkage. There are a couple of areas of vinyl wear on the back of the body and headstock. The headstock has a very unique result of checking and the neck has been nicely worn in. This bass has certainly been enjoyed over the years.

Modifications: The mutes and bridge and pickup covers are gone

Weight: 8lbs 8oz

Case: Original brown tolex exterior, burnt orange interior hardshell - in good shape but worn

RIFFS:

America, The Beautiful
Sex In a Pan (Bela Fleck/victor Wooten)
Dazed and Confused (Led Zeppelin)

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