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now £480 : Yamaha SuperBass800 Japan 1978
Northern France

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PRICE DROP ! Now £480 / 550€

PLEASE be aware that as the bass is in France, there might be import charges or delay to the UK.
No probs with the rest of Europe.

For sale is this rather uncommon Yamaha SuperBass800, made in Japan in 1978 and still in very good condition.


- Alder body
- 1 piece quartersawn maple neck with natural white block inlays, gloss finish
- 42mm nut : a Jazz bass with a Precision neck
- "Progressive" headstock and back of neck design 😎
- 4 to 4.1kg : under 9lbs

Following the Yamaha BB serial chart, the SB800 was made in 1978.

It has the same sturdy bridge and general construction as the BroadBass series with 2 jazz pickups : Vol / Vol / Tone
The neck pickup has a Precisionesque tone, it is overall quite woody.
Absolutely no buzz.

It is just back from the luthier for a general check-up and set up : the trussrod works fine but is almost to a maximum, set up with 45-105s.


Here is for the neck :













In the broad bass body category :



Asking for £480 / 550€ 

Shipping is not a problem.
Options to be discussed.
I can include a brand new Gator GL lightweight case worth 55€ as I prefer not so ship with neck off.

Any questions or further pics needed, please ask.


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5 minutes ago, AndyTravis said:

I adore these. I’m not currently buying though. 

Good choice, monsieur.
Tomorrow maybe ? 😊

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47 minutes ago, claustra said:

Good choice, monsieur.
Tomorrow maybe ? 😊

Haha, if I win the lottery I’ll be in a better position.

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