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Eminence 4 string Electric Upright Bass (removable neck)
£1500

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It well and truly breaks my heart to sell my baby but I have to pay the bills. It’s this or the p-bass and I just don’t get the upright gigs to justify keeping such a wonderful instrument.

These are fantastic professional basses, used by the likes of Esperanza Spalding. The acoustic chamber makes for a wonderful rich tone, just like a full body acoustic, but with the portability of an electric upright. Definitelythe best of both worlds. Easily fitted in my tiny old coupe with the peg up, and you can fly by taking the neck off.

Great player, bridge a little high for a fast jazz player (set up for both pizz and bow at the moment) but lots of scope for adjustment.

It’s been around a bit but the bass is in good condition (a couple of dings pictured near the peg but that’s just superficial gigging wear). The hard case is another story, which is battered and missing a couple of clips (the previous owner toured a lot). I can either scrap that or you can pick it up with the bass and try and repair it - let me know. The padded gig bag is in good nick, durable and worked just fine for me taking it in the car to gigs.

Looking for £1500 collected from Newcastle please. I’m fairly firm on the price as these are rare as hens teeth in the UK.

Thanks for looking.
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Wow! Worth a trip to Geordieland for this one. By the time I get funds this will probably be gone. Good luck with the sale. (Hopefully for me it’s still around in a few weeks.)

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9 hours ago, therealting said:

I think I might own this one now. 

Yes you do!

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Just to be clear for anyone else interested in this bass - it’s no longer for sale, it is in my possession now and passed through at least one other set of hands before me. 

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