Fender Custom Shop Vintage Custom '57 1957 P Bass Precision Bass Time Capsule Package Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst
Model #: 9235001545
MORE ABOUT VINTAGE CUSTOM ‘57 P BASS®
The Vintage Custom ’57 Precision Bass exemplifies the flagship design that has carried the torch for the electric bass for so many years on stages and on the greatest recordings of all time. This venerable model year introduced the now-familiar split double-rectangular humbucker pickup, the larger Strat-style headstock and the Three-color Sunburst finish. The body is constructed of two-piece hand-selected alder and is finished in NOS lacquer. The one-piece quartersawn maple neck has a ’57 “soft V” profile, 7.25”-radius fingerboard and 20 medium vintage (47095) frets.
A hand-wound ’57 P Bass pickup delivers perfect vintage low-end thump and is wired to master volume and tone controls. Other features include a vintage-accurate single-ply gold anodized pickguard, four-saddle vintage-style bass bridge, vintage-style tuning machines, bone nut and a disc string tree. Includes deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity.
Fender Custom Shop Vintage Custom series instruments represent early, almost prototypical, transitional and “first rev” versions of classic Fender models before they were refined into their present-day form. Featuring a few subtle modifications for enhanced playability and tone, some models incorporate prototypical features that barely saw the light of day while others have rarely seen transitional parts combinations that may have been used during the instrument’s development.
All of the Vintage Custom models feature our “Time Capsule” aging package. Combining our original “No Buff” NOS Flash Coat Lacquer finish with Closet Classic hardware, the Time Capsule package grants these instruments the charming appearance, authentic sound and genuine mojo of an extremely lucky vintage find.
Model Vintage Custom '57 P Bass® Time Capsule Package, Maple Neck, Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst
Builder Fender Custom Shop
Body Type Solid Body
Body Wood Sort for Lightweight Alder
Finish Type Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Finish Color Wide-Fade 2-Color Sunburst
Aging Time Capsule Package
Neck Wood Quartersawn Maple
Neck Carve 1957 Bass Soft "V"
Scale Length 34" (86.36 cm)
Neck Dimensions .925'' - .990''
Neck Radius 7.25" (184.1 mm)
Frets 20 - Medium Vintage (47095)
Nut Width 1.75" (44.45 mm)
Nut Material Bone
Neck Finish Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Inlays Black Dots
Side Dots Black Dots
Bridge Pickup Custom Shop Hand-Wound '57 Precision Bass®
Pickguard 1-Ply Gold Anodized Aluminum
Bridge 4-Saddle Vintage-Style
Tuners Vintage Style
Controls Volume, Tone
Case Fender / G&G Tweed Hardshell Case
Weight 9.15 Pounds (9 lbs 3 oz)
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