9.9 out of 10 condition J bass 74 AVRI. A few fine scratches on the back probably from a polishing cloth (will not show up on a photograph). Zero fret wear. Great jazz bass fast neck(typical neck for that era). All Case candy! The bass weighs 9.6 lbs or 9 lbs 9.5 oz. NOS, Never sold a dealer to dealer trade

The American Vintage series delves deep into Fender's roots—expertly preserving our legacy with period-correct features and designs from mid-1950s to the mid-1970s. Learn More

For the bassist who craves pure vintage Fender style, the American Vintage series presents original-era model year basses built with meticulous attention to accurate detail that bring Fender history and heritage to authentic and exciting new life.

If you prize the Jazz Bass and love the 1970s, this bass was made for you. A pure, powerful and proven instrument with singing high end and guttural growl, the mid-’70s Jazz Bass is an elemental must-have classic stylishly built with the heart of rock and the soul of funk. Built using original tooling and based on actual 1974 models we tracked down, the U.S.-made American Vintage ’74 Jazz Bass honors a great instrument from a fantastic era.


Alder body (ash on Natural-finish model)
Thicker neck with "U"-shaped profile
Maple and round-laminated rosewood fingerboards with white binding and pearl block inlays
Specially voiced pickups with period-correct bridge pickup positioning
Upper-mounted thumb rest
Vintage-style "Fender"-stamped tuners and neck plate
Chrome pickup and “F”-stamped bridge covers with period-correct positioning

Year Condition Color Case
2012 Near Mint Sunburst Original Hard


Lakeshore Guitars
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