Vintage Fender Coronado Bass II Wildwood 1968

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Description

What makes this bass special: 100% original & in great shape for its age. This gorgeous bass recently came to us as part of a 3-piece Wildwood collection, including a Coronado II & XII electric guitars. All three feature this stunning Wildwood finish & this one has been professionally set up, so it's ready for action straight out of the case.

Cosmetic Condition: Wonderful condition for being 50 years old. Some minor nicks & dings; scratches & mild scuff marks. Overall the bass looks really nice & has a great vibe to it.

Neck: Maple neck with nicely aged cream binding & black side-dots. Dark Brazilian rosewood fingerboard with mother of pearl block inlays. The 19th fret inlay is a little discolored, but is original. Frets show a tiny bit of wear, but have plenty of life in them. Single string tree & rear headstock strap button. Fender open-back tuners are in perfect working condition. 1 5/8" nut width; 30" scale length. Neck is straight & truss rod works fine.

Body: Double bound, semi-hollow beech body with bound F-holes. Trapeze tailpiece with "stairstep" bridge & adjustable saddles. Double black finger rests with Wildwood III logos. Bass weighs 6 lbs 12.3 oz.

Electronics: Dual DeArmond single coils with 3-way toggle switch. Bridge - 13.18K oms; Neck - 10.22K ohms. Dual volume & tone controls; all electronics are in good working condition.

Case: Original hardshell case included.


Why We Love Fender

It's hard to find a name more synonymous with guitars than Fender. Ever since Leo Fender burst onto the scene with his now-iconic Telecaster, Fender guitars have found homes in the hands of brand new guitar players and seasoned rock stars. When the headstock says Fender, you know you're getting a quality instrument.