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American Original '50s Precision Bass®

Model #: 0190102801
  • In Stock
£1,699.00

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
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.

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