Fender American Vintage II 1960 Precision Bass - Daphne Blue SN V2209866

MPN
0190160804
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FEN-0190160804-S1
Fender American Vintage II 1960 Precision Bass Rosewood Daphne Blue
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Serial Number: V2209866
Weight: 9.05 lbs.

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The late ‘50s to the early ‘60s was a watershed period in the development of the Precision Bass®, a time of transition that would see the introduction of many new appointments that would become synonymous with the P-Bass®. By 1960, the design of the P-bass had eclipsed the earlier cues culled from the Telecaster® - now the P-bass had a Strat®-style headstock shape, comfort-contours, pickguard mounted electronics and 4-saddle bridge. Adorned in 3-Color Sunburst and topped with a 4-ply tortoiseshell pickguard, the 1960 Precision Bass represented a more refined, enduring aesthetic for the model.

Featuring a premium alder body, Pure Vintage ‘60 Split-Coil P-Bass pickup and a substantial “C” shape hard rock maple neck mated with a 7.25” radius slab rosewood fingerboard, the American Vintage II 1960 Precision Bass reproduces the quintessential tone and feel of the original.

The instruments in the American Vintage II series are direct descendants of the original Fenders: designed for players with a fine appreciation for vintage Fender tone and feel and built with unmatched quality, down to the last screw. These are Fender electrics in their purest form: Fender American Vintage II, the stuff of legends.

  • Alder Body
  • Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish
  • Pure Vintage '60 Split-Coil Precision Bass® Pickups
  • “C”-Shaped Neck Profile
  • Slab Rosewood Fingerboard
  • Pure Vintage Reverse Open-Gear Tuners
 

Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer Finish

Nitrocellulose lacquer, as used on ‘50s and ‘60’s Fender instruments, is a premium finish that reveals the instrument’s true tonal character.

Alder Body

Alder has a well-balanced tone with beefy mids and a robust low-end.

7.25” Radius Slab-rosewood Fingerboard

The 7.25”-radius fingerboard provides the comfortable playing feel of a vintage instrument, while vintage-tall frets make it easier to bend notes without fretting out.

1960 “C”-shape Neck

In vintage years, the shape and thickness of Fender guitar necks varied tremendously. The American Vintage II Series offers a variety of authentic neck profiles from Fender’s past.

Pure Vintage '60 Split-coil Precision Bass® Pickups

Specially voiced to reproduce the authentic sound and performance of individual model years, Pure Vintage pickups are constructed just like pickups from Fender’s golden years. Materials include cloth-covered wire, fiber bobbins and alnico magnets.

Vintage-style Hardware

From the bridge to the string tree and tuning machines, every piece of American Vintage II hardware is manufactured to look, sound and function just like it did on the originals. Much of the American Vintage II hardware is still manufactured on the original ‘50s and ‘60s era Fender factory machines.

More Information
SKU FEN-0190160804-S1
MPN 0190160804
Manufacturer Fender
Condition New
Included from Manufacturer Hardshell Case
Electric Body Style Precision Bass
Number of Strings 4-Strings
Right/Left Handed Right
Body Material Alder
Neck Maple
Fingerboard Rosewood
Scale Length 34"
Nut Width 1.7"
Nut Material Bone
Number of Frets 20
Fingerboard Radius 7.25"
Bridge Pure Vintage 4-Saddle with Threaded Steel Saddles
Vibrato/Tremolo Bridge No
Pickups Pure Vintage '60 Split-Coil Precision®
Pickup Configuration SS
Controls Master Volume, Master Tone
Finish Daphne Blue Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Hardware Finish Chrome/Nickel

Fender®/Squier® Electric Guitars and Basses 2-Year Limited Warranty

Fender warrants this Fender or Squier electric guitar or bass to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two (2) years from the date of original purchase, subject to limitations set forth herein ('Limited Warranty'). This Limited Warranty applies only to the original retail purchaser when this instrument is purchased from an Authorized Fender Dealer and is subject to the limitations set forth herein.

Please retain your original sales receipt, as it is your proof of purchase validating this limited warranty.

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  • West Coast: 4-6 days
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