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SOLD Wal MK I 1985 English Olive Ash facings

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For sale only: 1985 Wal MK I

Spec: 4-string olive ash facings, Brazilian mahogany core, Indian rosewood fretboard, with original case.

Price: £4200








Excellent cosmetic condition, no major marks,  there is some rubbing off of the varnish on the back from playing. Lots more hi-res photos here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/albums/72157688924791651/with/24790981248/

Weight is 10 lbs 6 oz / 4.6 kg

Full working order, sounds superb epecially with the new DR Hi Beam 45-105 roundwounds I added. Case works fine, some scratches but all locks and handle work.

I'm the second owner having purchased from the original owner in person a few months ago. His original 1985 Bass Centre receipt, matching the serial number, is included. And there's an original Bass Centre sticker on rear of headstock :)

Selling because I've recently acquired a '64 P from a fellow Basschatter and unfortunately can't justify two high value basses! Price is firm because (for better or worse) that's what I paid. 

Payment: BACS transfer or cash. Feedback in my signature.

Trial/collection: Tonbridge, Kent, approx. 20 mins J5 M25.

Thanks for looking!



Edited by Kevsy71
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12 hours ago, saroumane2005 said:

Is your bass still available ?

Still on hold but I'll keep the thread updated of any changes. 

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Be still my beating heart.

When I bought my Wal brand new in 1985 it was a toss up between an Ovangkol or an Olive Ash identical to this. I bought the Ovangkol and have regretted it ever since...

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9 hours ago, White Cloud said:

Be still my beating heart.

When I bought my Wal brand new in 1985 it was a toss up between an Ovangkol or an Olive Ash identical to this. I bought the Ovangkol and have regretted it ever since...

What you do is buy one of each. Its hard to own only one Wal. :biggrin:

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2 minutes ago, spuggy9 said:

Would you consider shipping to the states?

Hi - it's now on hold again, but thanks for asking.

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26 minutes ago, MB1 said:

....Very Very nice indeed!  I gather it's not Womble friendly?

We tend to go for recycled bitsas ;)

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Off hold and available again - apologies, but due to CITES restrictions I won't ship outside the EU. 


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