Vintage 1976 Rickenbacker 4001 Electric Bass Guitar Burgundyglo


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What makes this bass special:  100% original & finished in a gorgeous, transparent Burgundyglo.  Great vintage vibe with killer tone & looks.  Professionally set up by Cream City Music with fresh strings & low action, so it plays & sounds fabulous!

Cosmetic Condition:  Shows typical wear & tear for a nearly 40 year old bass - various nicks, chips, dents & dings; surface scratches & light buckle rash.  No cracks, breaks or repairs.  Overall the bass is in good shape with a nice patina.

Neck:  Medium profile, rounded maple neck with nicely aged cream binding & black side-dots.  Rosewood fingerboard with mother of pearl triangle inlays.  Frets show minimal wear & have plenty of life in them.  Nickel tuners are in perfect working condition.  1 5/8" nut width; 33 1/2" scale length.  Neck is straight & truss rods are working fine.

Body:  Neck-thru body design with solid maple wings.  Top-loading bridge with adjustable saddles.  Single-ply white pickguard is in great shape with no cracks.  Bass weighs 9 lbs 12.7 oz.

Pickups:  Ric single coil bass pickups.  Bridge pickup cover is missing.  Dual volume & tone controls with 3-way toggle switch; mono & stereo outputs.  Pots date to '76 & all electronics are in perfect working condition.

Case:  Original hardshell case included.