Description

There is something special about being the first of a thing or an event. It makes you the winner, the best, the top dog. Think of Neil Armstrong, Charles Lindbergh or Sir Edmund Hillary; They were all the first to perform a feat or accomplishment and they are remembered to this day. In line with that train of thought is, being the first of something made is also very special. It means that none came before that one or if it did, it would have been a prototype or part of a practice run. Those really don't count- the only one that matters is the one that carries the number "1" on it and that is where this bass comes in. It is #1 of only 30 ever made in this color as a special order for Guitar Center. I have to be honest, when I saw the serial number on this bass, my heart jumped a bit because it is so rare to find the first of a run made, especially from a number as low as 30. To make the situation even sweeter, this instrument is in virtually unplayed condition and I mean absolutely collector quality condition. The strings look to be Steinbergers and could possibly be the original set. I very carefully played a few notes to make sure everything works and the bass sounds great. If you are an aficionado of Ned's work, then this bass could certainly be a cornerstone piece in your collection. In other words, it's the winner, the the best and most certainly the top dog!

Year Condition Color Case
~1988 Near Mint Silver Original Hard

$4,695

GrinningElk Music Company
Lee Jackson- Ray Mauldin
678-557-5641 / 404-895-3459
Douglasville, GA
12:46 PM
24/7, just like a couple of mad doctors!

We accept all major credit cards, Paypal, personal checks (please allow 3 working days to clear), cashier's checks, bank wire transfers and money orders. We cannot place an item "on hold" until a 20%, non- refundable deposit has been placed on that item. This is to ensure that your order can be held for you and no other offers entertained on that piece. Layaways: 20% non-refundable down payment is due at the beginning of the layaway. 3 equal payments of 25% are due 30/60/90 days from the start of the layaway. Unscheduled payments may be made at anytime during the layaway. The balance may be paid in full before 90 days and the item will ship immediately. The total balance is due before the item will ship. No returns on layaways.

All items are shipped via Fedex inside the US. All International shipments are via Fedex or USPS unless otherwise specified. We do not, under any circumstances declare false or lower values on items that are shipped internationally.

Every one of our customers get a 48- hour approval period on all items, including amps. We provide an iron- clad, 100% "you will be satisfied" guarantee. If you buy something from us and there is a problem, don't stress- pick up a telephone and watch the situation get handled with the quickness. All Georgia sales must add 6% sales tax.