1982 Fender American Vintage ’57 Precision Bass 2-Tone Sunburst AV57 Fullerton Reissue


1982 Fender American Vintage ’57 Precision Bass  2-Tone Sunburst

Up for sale, here’s an amazing and rare to find (Fullerton Reissue) Fender American Vintage ’57 Precision Bass in a stunning and classic 2-Tone Sunburst. Made in Fullerton, CA USA in 1982. 100% all original in Excellent condition, definitely one of its kind.

If you know the history about these instruments made between 1982 – 1985 you know why these are so special and collectible. Fender took very seriously their very first Vintage Reissues by using some stuff from the Pre-CBS years. They all have period correct neck profiles with lightweight bodies, along with period correct details such as Nitrocellulose finishes, gold anodized aluminum pickguard, pickup with A string raised poles, reverse tuners, electronics, thumbrest and covers.

Lightweight at 8.4lbs – Definitely with almost no play wear, it’s pretty clean considering it’s a 40-year old instrument.

Check the Video where you can hear the bass in action. (Video will be uploaded soon). I can send photos upon request if you want or need more details, just send me a message.

The neck is the typical all Maple with a the walnut skunk stripe on the back and Maple fretboard with black dots, reverse tuners, super smooth, medium/slim and typical 1.75” nut width and 0.81” neck thickness at 1st fret.  The truss rod works perfectly smooth as it should.

Dated on the neck 12-10-82. Pots dates late ’81, pickups have barely visible dated ’82 (with A string poles raised). Frets are original and have very minimal wear, it plays really well thought the whole neck. Currently set with very low action as , without any fret issues whatsoever. It has been set with a fresh set of D’addario Nickel Round wounds and it really plays like a dream, really.

Original and period correct tweed case in great condition with all the latches working, and original tags.

It will be professionally packed, shipped & insured to continental US only. Free local pickup in LA is also welcome.

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