American Original '50s Precision Bass®

Model #: 0190102801

  • Color
    White Blonde
  • Fingerboard Material
    Maple
£1,699.00
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Few companies can honestly claim to have changed the world like we did when we created the Precision Bass in 1951. By making playing bass easily accessible, it helped musicians find their creative voice and create new forms of music. The American Original ‘50s Precision Bass updates the playability of this groundbreaking instrument while retaining the original sound and style that changed the world.

Features
  • Alder body with lacquer finish
  • Single Pure Vintage ‘58 split-coil P Bass pickup
  • Thick “C”-shaped neck profile; 9.5”-radius fingerboard
  • Vintage-style hardware; four-saddle bridge
  • Includes vintage-style hardshell case
  • Highlights

    LACQUER FINISH
    LACQUER FINISH

    The nitrocellulose lacquer finish not only lets the body breathe with its true tonal character, it also ages and wears in a distinctively personal way.

    PURE VINTAGE ‘58 P BASS® PICKUPS
    PURE VINTAGE ‘58 P BASS® PICKUPS

    American Original instruments feature specially voiced pickups crafted to reproduce authentic Fender sound.

    THICK “C” NECK SHAPE
    THICK “C” NECK SHAPE

    This Precision Bass features a thick “C”-shaped neck profile delivered straight from the ‘50s to your hands. Remarkably comfortable, it suits any playing style.

    VINTAGE-ACCURATE BODY AND NECK RADII
    VINTAGE-ACCURATE BODY AND NECK RADII

    Original-era fans can rest assured every curve and line of the body and neck are accurate to the historic originals.

    VINTAGE-CORRECT HARDWARE
    VINTAGE-CORRECT HARDWARE

    From the bridge to the string tree and tuning machines, every piece of hardware is just like the original.

    FINGERBOARD & FRETS
    FINGERBOARD & FRETS

    This 9.5”-radius fingerboard is slightly flatter than a vintage-style 7.25” radius, providing a comfortable fret-hand feel. Vintage-tall frets make it easier to add vibrato to your basslines.

  • Specs

    Body
    • Body Material
      Ash
    • Body Finish
      Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    • Body Shape
      Precision Bass®
    Neck
    • Neck Material
      Maple
    • Neck Finish
      Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
    • Neck Shape
      Thick "C"
    • Scale Length
      34" (864 mm)
    • Fingerboard Material
      Maple
    • Fingerboard Radius
      9.5" (241 mm)
    • Number of Frets
      20
    • Fret Size
      Vintage Tall
    • Nut Material
      Bone
    • Nut Width
      1.73" (44 mm)
    • Position Inlays
      Black Dots
    • Truss Rod
      Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
    Electronics
    • Middle Pickup
      Pure Vintage '58 Split Single-Coil Precision Bass®
    • Controls
      Master Volume, Master Tone
    • Switching
      None
    • Configuration
      Split Single-Coil
    Hardware
    • Bridge
      4-Saddle Vintage Style with Threaded Steel Saddles
    • Hardware Finish
      Nickel/Chrome
    • Tuning Machines
      Pure Vintage Reverse Open-gear
    • Pickguard
      Gold Anodized Aluminum
    • Control Knobs
      Knurled Dome
    • Neck Plate
      4-Bolt
    Miscellaneous
    • Strings
      Fender® USA Bass 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Gauges)
    • Legal Notice
      WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.
    Accessories
    • Case/Gig Bag
      Vintage Tweed Case