1990 Fender 1951 Precission SOLD |
1990 ’51 Precision Bass, model OPB’51-EX, in Classic 50's Vintage two-tone sunburst. This one is a High End “Made in Japan” model, manufactured by FujiGen. Comparable to the US Custom Shop Quality Reissues....This one has a real Pretty ash body, A solid accurate one-piece figured maple neck, with all the correct vintage hardware and appointments. This bass is very clean. plays as good as it looks = GREAT!, and this is NOT boat-anchor heavy take either.
ORIGINALITY: The volume & tone pots, the corresponding knobs, and the capacitor were all professionally replaced with genuine USA parts. Everything else is completely original and without excuse.
CONDITION: JVG rated # excellent Condition, The bass has not been played (or banged around) very much, and it shows; other than some pitting on the chrome parts, it’s in excellent plus condition. The neck is also super clean, looks & sights perfectly straight, the truss rod works just fine and has not been cranked, and it plays… wonderfully. With normal good action. The vintage-width frets show slight wear only.
DETAILS: The neck is not dated, but has the “Made in Japan” sticker at the base, with serial number K018469 (1990-1991). There is a black stamp of “OPB-51 EX” and a variety of red stamps in the neck pocket; one of them looks like a date, but we can’t make it out. The heel of the neck is also stamped “OBB51EX”, along with a couple of other marks. Standard vintage ’51 re-issue scale length and nut width; the neck profile is the typical flattish “C”. The bass weighs in at 9 pounds 6 ounces; that's pretty good for this era!
Sweet Classic Japanese crafted vintage 51 Fender P Bass...You can't go wrong with this fine example