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Description
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Summary

Finish Details: The body and neck have been refinished in nitrocellulose lacquer.

Body Material: Ash Body

Body Details: Solid ash body. -The body has been refinished.

Neck Material: Maple Neck

Fingerboard Material: Maple Fingerboard

Neck Profile: C shape

Neck Thickness (IN): 1st .94" 12th .99"

Fingerboard Radius: 7.25"

Nut Width: 1-5/8"

Scale Length: 34"

Neck Details: One piece maple bolt-on neck with skunk stripe and maple fingerboard. "Tadeo" and a 1953 date is penciled in the neck pocket. -The neck has been refinished. The headstock decal is not original. There are two small pieces of wood missing near the A and E string string tuners that have been filled with epoxy. -The neck has been refretted.

Electronics: Modified electronics. Non-original Schecter neck pickup (cannot determine the exact model), non-original volume pot, and tone control. The tone pot appears to be original. -Pickup and volume pot are not original, some solder joints have been touched up.

Pickup Measurements: 12.3k

Hardware: -Pickguard is not original. The original pickguard screw holes have been plugged. -The nut has been replaced. -A series of numbers is etched into the neck plate and onto the G string tuner. -Thumb rest is missing.

Weight: 8 lbs 8 oz

Modifications/Repairs: -The neck has been refinished. The headstock decal is not original. There are two small pieces of wood missing near the A and E string string tuners that have been filled with epoxy. -Pickup and volume pot are not original, some solder joints have been touched up. -The neck has been refretted. -Pickguard is not original. The original pickguard screw holes have been plugged. -The nut has been replaced. -A series of numbers is etched into the neck plate. -Thumb rest is missing.

Case Details: Non-original hardshell case is structurally secure with some cosmetic wear.

Cosmetic Condition: Moderate wear. -The body and neck have been refinished. -The body has scratches, dents, finish chips, light buckle rash, and some blemishes. -The neck has dents, scuffs, small finish chips, and light weather checking.

Serial Number: 0955

Tech Notes: This bass plays great with low action and light neck relief. The truss rod is adjustable. The frets have light play wear. The neck pocket stamp and the serial number date this bass to 1953.

Chicago Music Exchange

Chicago Music Exchange

1953
Fender
Fair
Blonde Refin
14 Years
Chicago Music Exchange
Chicago Music Exchange
773-525-7773
Chicago, IL
12:26 AM
Monday-Saturday 11 A.M. to 7 P.M. Sunday 11 A.M to 5 P.M.

Payment Terms - Orders Internet orders may be paid for using the following methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal. For phone or mail orders you may pay money orders and cashier's checks by mail. Just call us at 773-525-7773 to place your order. All non-credit-card orders are subject to a 10-business-day hold. We do not accept international credit card or PayPal payments from international accounts. For international security reasons, please call the store to arrange a Bank Wire: +01-773-525-7773.

Shipping Charges - Taxes and Title Separate charges for shipping and handling will be shown on your order form. As a security precaution, initial orders and orders shipping to alternate addresses may be held for extended verification. We reserve the right to make partial shipments, which will not relieve you of your obligation to pay for the remaining deliveries. All items purchased from Chicago Music Exchange are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery to the carrier. The published rates are for US domestic shipping only. Contact us directly if you wish to place an international order. For more information on our shipping policies, including rates, delivery times, and delays, please visit our website at chicagomusicexchange or call us at: 773-525-7773. If applicable, a separate charge for taxes will be shown on the invoice. We are required to collect sales tax on all orders shipped to Illinois.

3-Day / 15-day Return Policy If you are not completely satisfied with any product, return it for a full refund of the product purchase price, full credit, or exchange of your choice. We give you 3 days from the shipping date on Vintage instruments, and 15 days on New instruments. Credit card returns are issued a credit for purchase price. Refunds are made for product value only, excluding shipping and handling charges. New, Unopened items: You may return most NEW, untouched, unopened items within 15 days of delivery for a full refund. if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.) we'll also pay the return shipping costs. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. Vintage, Used items: We have to evaluate vintage and used guitars, amps, and other items on a case by case basis. We spend a lot of time with you and the item before your purchase to try to avoid any surprises after your purchase. AmEx credit cards: Note that if your order was paid using an AmEx card we may pass on a 3.5% fee of the purchase price to process your refund. You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, we strive to issue your refund sooner. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days). Send your return to: Chicago Music Exchange 3316 N Lincoln Ave Chicago, IL 60657 The following items are returnable only if defective OR unopened or unused: strings, harmonicas, microphones, cleaners, polishes, and polishing cloths. Software/soundware, cassettes, CDs, DVDs, and videos may be returned for credit only if they are in their original, sealed packaging. If defective, these items will only be exchanged for the same product. For complete details on our guarantees, shipping, and return policies, please contact our Customer Service Department at 773-525-7773; fax us at 773-525-2775; visit our website at www.chicagomusicexchange.com, or write us at Chicago Music Exchange, 3316 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60657.