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1972 Fender Precision. All original. OHSC.

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1972 Fender precision in natural finish

Nut width, 42mm.  B profile neck.

4.2kg including the covers.

100% original.   Original scratchplate shown in the final images.

I think this was a studio bass.  It's in lovely condition.

There are a couple of little dings and the faintest beginning of buckle rash but they're difficult to photograph.  There is a typical crack on the scratchplate next to the imput jack.

The case is absolutely time warp condition.  It's dazzling inside.  Quite amazing really.  No keys though.

The neck is stamped 1972 as are the pickups and pots.

Truss rod works perfectly.  Neck pocket is nice and snug too.

Beautiful sounding bass.  Tons of tone.

Located in sunny Swindon.

Anybody is welcome to visit and spend a few hours inspecting and playing this lovely bass.

Trades-wise, I could be interested in anything 1969, which is my YOB.












































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11 minutes ago, sblueplanet said:

Lovely looking piece of wood and nice to have a few options of pickguard included. Really nice pics too, GLWTS 😎


That is a bass of great beauty! 😊



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Gorgeous! Same colour scheme as my own P bass :) 

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On ‎27‎/‎02‎/‎2019 at 20:30, Chewie said:


I feel the same....  a few years in the closet would’ve been handy......!


LoL ..that I ll be you oot the closet noo ..

affy nice Bass and in this condition you ll be hard pushed to see another

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7 hours ago, mr.noisy said:

Nice matching headstock 😊

Indeed not many of "those" around, must be custom ordered👍

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An absolute stonker. Natural with white plate suits the early 70s very well, dead right. And the paler original tone under the covers, nice. The nut's immaculate - it's a timewarp 👍

p.s. anyone know when they stopped the foam damper strip under the bridge cover? I'm assuming around CBS transition, maybe '66 or so?

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On 02/01/2020 at 22:08, Soledad said:

An absolute stonker. Natural with white plate suits the early 70s very well, dead right. And the paler original tone under the covers, nice. The nut's immaculate - it's a timewarp 👍

p.s. anyone know when they stopped the foam damper strip under the bridge cover? I'm assuming around CBS transition, maybe '66 or so?

I’ve just had a closer look & you can see where it once was.

Also, unless I dreamt it, my ‘78 Antigua has them.  I’ll check later and report in...


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