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Description

This Rickenbacker 4000 mapleglo bass was designed by Roger Rossmeisl, a master guitar maker, from Germany. It was one of the earliest bass guitars built and the first to have neck through construction that allowed for greater sustain. This '59 bass is all original and in wonderful condition. The neck is mahogany and the wings are maple. The huge headstock is a cresting wave design. The unbound rosewood fretboard has 20 frets with eight dot inlays. The nickel machine heads are Schaller BM. There is a chrome combination tail piece and bridge assembly with string mutes, a single horseshoe pickup with one volume and one tone control. A clear plastic finger rest, two clear plastic bridge borders, a gold back painted clear plastic pickguard and matching Rickenbacker headstock plate compliment the bass. The bass weighs 11.2 pounds, has a 1 11/16" nut, and a 33 1/2 neck scale. This is the nicest 4000 bass we have seen. Despite a couple of small dents on the top and a couple of belt rash marks on the back this bass is in beautiful condition.

Year Condition Color Case
1959 Near Mint Mapleglo Original Hard

$19,900

Apple Music
Apple Music
503-226-0036
Portland, OR
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