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  1. Höfner Vintage 500/1 62 Mersey
  2. Rickenbacker 4003 Walnut
  3. Rickenbacker 4003 MG
  4. Rickenbacker 4003 JG
  5. Höfner H500/1-61-0 Beatles CavernBass
  6. Sadowsky MetroLine 24-5 Vintage SGM
  7. Sandberg California II TM 5 RW HCAR MR
  8. Human Base BaseX 5 Figured Maple
  9. Le Fay Herr Schwarz 5 Natural
  10. Le Fay Pulse 5 FL EB NT
  11. Rickenbacker 4003S W
  12. Fender Pino Palladino Signature Bass
  13. Rickenbacker 4003 FG
  14. Warwick Masterbuilt Thumb Bass NT 5
  15. Höfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 63
  16. Warwick Pro Series Thumb BO 4 NTS
  17. Sadowsky MetroLine 24-4 Vintage OW
  18. Sadowsky MetroLine 24-5 Modern BK
  19. Sadowsky MetroLine 21-5 Vin MO OW
  20. Sadowsky MetroLine Hyb P/J 21-4 Mo Bl
  21. Fender 1960 P-Bass Heavy Relic SP
  22. Höfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 61
  23. Sadowsky MetroLine 21-5 Hyb 59 Burst
  24. Sandberg California II TT 4 Grey LTD
  25. Marleaux MBass 5 Worn Spruce FL Ltd
  26. Human Base BaseX 6 Walnut Burl MN
  27. Warwick Masterbuilt Thumb Bass NT 4
  28. Sadowsky MetroLine 21-4 Vin MO OW
  29. Sandberg California II TT4 RW RFB HCAM
  30. Fender 51 P-Bass ANB Heavy Relic

1. Höfner Vintage 500/1 62 Mersey

Höfner Vintage 500/1 62 Mersey

Electric Bass

  • The Beatles bass
  • Top: Selected german spruce
  • Body made of maple
  • Two-piece maple neck with original ’62 neck dimensions for sustain and comfortable playability
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • 22 Frets
  • Scale: 760 mm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 2 Höfner H511B “staple humbucking” pickups
  • Höfner HA 2-B: Control panel with 2 volume controls, 2 on/off switches, rhythm/solo switch for volume boost
  • Finish: Nitro lacquer finish
  • Colour: Antique brown sunburst
  • Incl. vintage case

2. Rickenbacker 4003 Walnut

Rickenbacker 4003 Walnut

Electric Bass

  • Body: Walnut
  • Neck-through-body
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Triangle fretboard inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Pickups: 2 Bass single coils
  • Scale: 845 mm
  • Nut width: 42.9 mm
  • Schaller Deluxe machine heads
  • Colour: Natural
  • Case included

3. Rickenbacker 4003 MG

Rickenbacker 4003 MG

Electric Bass

When Paul McCartney decided on a new bass around 1966, it had subsequent consequences for the entire world of bass: suddenly, we were hearing what fantastic arrangements he was playing; melodic and simultaneously rhythmic, sometimes like a mini song within a song. Before then, his great ideas were often lost in the rest of the sound and only through reckless experimentation with sound controls on the old vinyl record players were we able to hear more of what he was actually playing.

The Rickenbacker Bass was primarily responsible for this sudden realisation of the bass, because only it could produce this new, special sound that no other bass guitar could match. Crisp, perhaps slightly hollow, and highly penetrating.

So it’s no surprise that bassists wanting to contribute to the melody chose this bass. Chris Squire (Yes) was the early master, and Mike Rutherford played the Ricky for a long time; Geddy Lee and Roger Glover prove that it is best for rocking…

Not a standard bass – quite the opposite in fact: an exceptional bass for people who play exceptionally. The 4003 Maple glow keeps to old traditions and won’t cost you your house.

  • Body: Maple
  • Neck-through-body
  • Fretboard: Caribbean Rosewood (metopium brownei) with triangle inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 845 mm
  • Nut width: 42.9 mm
  • Schaller Deluxe machine heads
  • Pickups: 2 Single coil bass pickups
  • Weight approx. 4.1 kg
  • Colour: Maple glow
  • Case included

4. Rickenbacker 4003 JG

Rickenbacker 4003 JG

Electric Bass

When Paul McCartney decided on a new bass around 1966, it had ongoing consequences for the entire world of bass: suddenly we were hearing what fantastic arrangements he was playing; melodic and simultaneously rhythmic, sometimes like a mini song within a song. Before then, the great ideas were often lost amongst the rest of the sound – only through reckless experimentation with sound controls on the old vinyl record players were we able to hear more of what was worth hearing.

The Rickenbacker Bass was primarily responsible for this sudden realisation of the bass, because only it could produce this new, special sound that no other bass guitar could match. Crisp, perhaps slightly hollow and highly penetrant.

So it is no surprise that bassists wanting to contribute to the melody chose this bass. Chris Squire (Yes) was the early master, and Mike Rutherford played the Ricky for a long time; Geddy Lee and Roger Glover prove that it is best for rocking…

Not a standard bass – quite the opposite: an exceptional bass for people who play exceptionally. The 4003 Jet glow keeps to old traditions and won’t cost you your house.

  • Body: Maple
  • Through body maple neck
  • Fretboard: Caribbean rosewood (metopium brownei)
  • Triangle fingerboard inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 845 mm
  • Nut width: 42.9 mm
  • Pickup: 2 Bass single coils
  • Schaller deluxe machine heads
  • Weight: approx. 4.1 kg
  • Colour: Jet glow
  • Case included

5. Höfner H500/1-61-0 Beatles CavernBass

Höfner H500/1-61-0 Beatles CavernBass

Beatles Cavern Bass

  • “The original” Paul McCartney Cavern bass
  • Top made of selected German spruce
  • Body made of flamed maple
  • Maple-beech-maple neck with original “Fat Neck” neck dimensions
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • 22 frets
  • Scale: 76 cm
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 4 Single machine heads
  • 2 Höfner H510B “Diamond humbucking” pickups
  • Höfner HA2 B: Control panel with 2 volume controls, 2 on / off switches, rhythm / solo switch for volume boost
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Incl. case

6. Sadowsky MetroLine 24-5 Vintage SGM

Sadowsky MetroLine 24-5 Vintage SGM

5-String Electric Bass

  • Body: American red alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck attachment: Bolt-on
  • Fretboard: Morado
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Fretboard radius: 12″
  • Nut width: 47.5 mm
  • Nut: Graph Tech TUSQ
  • Frets: 24 Nickel silver (Width: 2.4 mm / Height: 1.3 mm)
  • Pickups: 2 Hum-cancelling Sadowsky J-style single coils in the modern position
  • Active Sadowsky 2-band electronics with bass/treble boost and Vintage Tone Control (VTC)
  • Controls for volume, balance, Vintage Tone Control, treble and bass
  • Treble- and bass control (stacked)
  • Vintage Tone Control knob with push/pull function for preamp bypass
  • Pickguard: Parchment
  • Bridge: Sadowsky with Quick Release
  • Sadowsky S-Security locks
  • Machine heads: Sadowsky Light with open gears
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Strings: Sadowsky Blue Label, .045″ – .130″
  • Colour: Solid Sage Green Metallic High-Gloss
  • Includes an Allen key, adjustment set, polishing cloth, certificate of authenticity and a Sadowsky Portabag
  • Made in Germany

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.de/Warranty to extend the warranty to 4 years.


7. Sandberg California II TM 5 RW HCAR MR

Sandberg California II TM 5 RW HCAR MR

Electric bass

  • 5-String
  • Body: Alder (thermo-treated)
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck attachment: Bolted
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia)
  • Abalone dot fretboard inlays
  • 22 Frets
  • Nut width: 45 mm (1.77″)
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Fretboard radius: 14″
  • Pickguard: Parchment
  • Pickups: 1 Sandberg single coil (neck) and 1 humbucker (bridge)
  • Electronics: 2-Band EQ active / passive
  • Controls: Master volume, balance, treble, bass
  • Humbucker split switch
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel (aged)
  • Machine heads: Sandberg, lightweight
  • Matching headstock
  • Colour: Hardcore Aged Reserve Metallic Red (aged)
  • Includes bag
  • Made in Germany

8. Human Base BaseX 5 Figured Maple

Human Base BaseX 5 Figured Maple

5-String Electric Bass

  • Swamp ash body
  • Grained maple top
  • 3-Strip bolt-on maple neck
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Scale: 34″
  • 24 Frets
  • Dual Action truss rod
  • Pickup: 2 Delano Timesquare dual coils
  • Human Base electronics (by Glockenklang): Volume, PU blend, passive treble blend and 3-band EQ
  • Active / passive switch
  • Solid Human Base bridge
  • Weight: approx. 4.55 kg
  • Colour: Natural
  • Human Base gig bag included
  • Made in Germany

9. Le Fay Herr Schwarz 5 Natural

Le Fay Herr Schwarz 5 Natural

5-String Custom Shop Electric Bass

  • Hand made
  • Body: Ash
  • Neck: Padouk reinforced with carbon
  • Neck attachment: Bolt-on
  • Premium binding
  • Fretboard: Padouk
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl Dots
  • 24 Medium frets
  • Nut: graphite
  • Scale: 864 mm (34 inches)
  • String distance: 19 mm
  • Pickup: Le Fay humbucker switchable to single coil (bridge) – Le Fay single coil (neck)
  • Controls: 2 x Volume, mini-switch for pickup split, bass (boost), treble (boost), tone (passive / active)
  • Switch: active / passive push pull poti
  • Bridge: Le Fay Custom
  • Hardware Finish: Black
  • Machine heads: Le Fay Gotho
  • Colour: Natural
  • Weight: 4.36 kg
  • Made in Germany
  • Optional case: Art.281061

10. Le Fay Pulse 5 FL EB NT

Le Fay Pulse 5 FL EB NT

5-String Electric Bass

  • Fretless model
  • Handmade Custom Shop model
  • Body: Ash
  • Bolt-on neck: Padauk with carbon reinforcement
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • 24 Position markings
  • Nut: Graphite
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • For string spacings of 19 mm
  • Matched headstock
  • Pickups: 3 Le Fay single coils
  • Electronics: Le Fay
  • 2 Volume controls
  • Bass control with push/pull function for boost
  • Treble control with push/pull function for boost
  • Tone control
  • Active/Passive switch
  • Humbucker/Single coil switch for the two rear pickups
  • Bridge: Le Fay Custom
  • Machine heads: Le Fay Gotoh
  • Hardware: Black
  • Colour: Natural
  • Made in Germany
  • Matching case available under Article Nr 186963 (not included)
  • Matching bag available under Article Nr 281061 (not included)

11. Rickenbacker 4003S W

Rickenbacker 4003S W

Electric Bass

  • Body: Walnut with rounded edges
  • Neck-through-body
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Dot fretboard inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 845 mm
  • Nut width: 42.9 mm
  • Pickups: 2 Bass single coils
  • Schaller Deluxe machine heads
  • Weight: approx. 4.1 kg
  • Colour: Walnut
  • Case included

12. Fender Pino Palladino Signature Bass

Fender Pino Palladino Signature Bass

Pino Palladino Signature P-Bass

  • Custom Artist Series
  • Body made of hand-selected light alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • C neck profile
  • Fretboard: Rosewood (Dalbergia latifolia)
  • 20 Frets
  • 1 Vintage Precision Bass Split Single Coil Pickup
  • Weight: 3.86 kg
  • Finish: Vintage look
  • Colour: Fiesta Red Over Desert Sand
  • Vintage tweed hardshell case included

13. Rickenbacker 4003 FG

Rickenbacker 4003 FG

Electric Bass

When Paul McCartney decided on a new bass around 1966, it had ongoing consequences for the entire world of bass: suddenly we were hearing what fantastic arrangements he was playing; melodic and simultaneously rhythmic, sometimes like a mini song within a song. Before then, the great ideas were often lost amongst the rest of the sound – only through reckless experimentation with sound controls on the old vinyl record players were we able to hear more of what was worth hearing.

The Rickenbacker Bass was primarily responsible for this sudden realisation of the bass, because only it could produce this new, special sound that no other bass guitar could match. Crisp, perhaps slightly hollow and highly penetrant.

So it is no surprise that bassists wanting to contribute to the melody chose this bass. Chris Squire (Yes) was the early master, and Mike Rutherford played the Ricky for a long time; Geddy Lee and Roger Glover prove that it is best for rocking…

Not a standard bass – quite the opposite: an exceptional bass for people who play exceptionally. The 4003 Fire Glow keeps to old traditions and won’t cost you your house.

  • Body: Maple
  • Neck-through-body
  • Fretboard: Caribbean rosewood (metopium brownei) with triangle inlays
  • 20 Frets
  • Scale: 845 mm
  • Nut width: 42.9 mm
  • Schaller deluxe machine heads
  • Pickups: 2 Single coil bass pickups
  • Weight: approx. 4.1 kg
  • Colour: Fire glow
  • Case included
  • Photos are similar to actual guitar (colour)

14. Warwick Masterbuilt Thumb Bass NT 5

Warwick Masterbuilt Thumb Bass NT 5

5-String electric bass

  • Body: bubinga pommelé
  • Neck: continuous neck-thru(-body) 4-ply laminated wenge
  • Fretboard: tigerstripe ebony
  • Frets: 26 IFT (invisible fret technology) jumbo bronze
  • Scale: long scale
  • Electronics compartment cover is made from matching bubinga pommelé
  • Pickups: 2 Active MEC J/J pickups in metal housing
  • Electronics: active Warwick 3-way rechargeable lithium battery with mini-USB connector for charging
  • Controls: volume and balance stacked with push/pull function for active/passive, mid, treble and bass stacked
  • Machine heads: Schaller with wooden knobs colour-coordinated to the fretboard
  • Nut: Warwick Just-A-Nut III brass
  • Warwick security locks
  • Bridge: two-piece Warwick bridge made from solid brass
  • Hardware: black
  • Strings: Warwick EMP
  • Finish: natural oil
  • Includes a real leather gig bag, Warwick user kit and certificate of authenticity
  • Made in Germany

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.de/Warranty to extend the warranty to 4 years.


15. Höfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 63

Höfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 63

E-Bass

  • Inspired by the McCartney bass
  • Top: spruce
  • Back and sides: Flamed Maple
  • Two-piece neck: Flamed Maple
  • Fretboard: rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia)
  • Black / white / black binding on the top and bottom
  • Neck thickness on the 1st fret: 21 mm
  • Neck thickness on the on the 12th fret: 24 mm
  • Scale: 76 cm (30 “)
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickup: 2 Höfner Staple Nickel
  • Höfner Trapeze nickel tailpiece
  • Höfner pearl panel with gold top knobs
  • Pearloid pickguard (not assembled)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Strip nickel machine heads
  • Factory stringing: Höfner H1133B flat wound .040 – .100 (item 137000)
  • Beautifully aged relic finish
  • Colour: Sunburst
  • Including suitcase and Höfner vintage strap
  • Made in Germany

16. Warwick Pro Series Thumb BO 4 NTS

Warwick Pro Series Thumb BO 4 NTS

Warwick Teambuilt Pro Series Thumb; 4-String bass guitar; 34″ (864 mm) longscale scale length; Ovangkol body; bolt-on construction; Ovangkol neck; Wenge fingerboard; 20″ fretboard radius; 24 nickel silver jumbo frets; Just-A-Nut III Tedur nut; nut width 38.5 mm (1.5″); active MEC J/J pickups; active MEC 2-way electronics; controls for Volume (P/P), Balance, Treble and Bass (stacked); Warwick machine heads; Warwick 2-Piece 3D Bridge and Tailpiece; string spacing 19 mm (3/4″); distance E to G string 57 mm ( 2 1/4″); Warwick security locks; Warwick Black Label Strings (40200 M) .045″-.105″; CO2 neutral production; chrome hardware; approx. weight 4.3 kg, incl. Warwick Pro Series User Kit (RB PROD WGPS TOOL CO); incl. Starline RockBag (RB 20505 STARLINE); Natural Transparent Satin finish (UV lacquering); made in Germany


17. Sadowsky MetroLine 24-4 Vintage OW

Sadowsky MetroLine 24-4 Vintage OW

4-String Electric Bass

  • Scale length: 34″ (864 mm)
  • Bolt-on neck
  • Body: American alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Morado
  • 12″ Fretboard radius
  • Graphtech Tusq nut
  • 38.5 mm Nut width
  • 24 Nickel silver frets (width: 2.4 mm / height: 1.3 mm)
  • Passive, hum-free Sadowsky J-style pickup in modern position (neck), passive, hum-free Sadowsky J-style pickup in modern position (bridge)
  • Active Sadowsky 2-band electronics (bass and treble boost) with vintage tone control (VTC)
  • Controls for volume / balance / vintage tone control (P / P) / treble and bass (stacked)
  • Push / pull function on the VTC controller for preamp bypass
  • Sadowsky Light machine heads with open gears
  • Sadowsky S-Security locks
  • Sadowsky bridge with quick release for the strings
  • Chrome hardware
  • 045 – 105 Sadowsky Blue Label strings
  • Solid Olympic White high gloss finish
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Includes hex-key, adjustment set, polishing cloth and individual items Certificate of authenticity
  • Includes Sadowsky Portabag (SAC BAG BASS PORTA)
  • Made in Germany

Note: Register your product at https://shop.warwick.de/en/warrantyregistration and extend the guarantee to 4 years.


18. Sadowsky MetroLine 24-5 Modern BK

Sadowsky MetroLine 24-5 Modern BK

5-String Electric Bass

  • Body: American swamp ash
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Fretboard radius: 12″
  • Scale 34″ (864 mm)
  • Nut width: 47.5 mm
  • Nut: Graph Tech TUSQ
  • Frets: 24 Nickel silver (Width: 2.4 mm / Height: 1.3 mm)
  • Pickups: 2 Passive Sadowsky Soapbars in the modern position (neck + bridge)
  • Active Sadowsky 2-band electronics with bass and treble boost and Vintage Tone Control (VTC)
  • Controls for volume, balance, Vintage Tone Control, treble and bass
  • Push/Pull function on the VTC control for preamp bypass
  • Bridge: Sadowsky with quick release for the strings
  • Machine heads: Sadowsky Light with open gears
  • Sadowsky S-Security locks
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Strings: Sadowsky Blue Label, .045 – .130
  • Colour: Solid Black Satin
  • Includes an Allen key, adjustment set, polishing cloth, certificate of authenticity and a Sadowsky Portabag
  • Made in Germany

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.de/Warranty to extend the warranty to 4 years.


19. Sadowsky MetroLine 21-5 Vin MO OW

Sadowsky MetroLine 21-5 Vin MO OW

5-String Electric Bass

  • Body: American red alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Neck attachment: Bolt-on
  • Fretboard: Morado
  • Fretboard radius: 305 mm
  • Nut: Graph Tech TUSQ
  • Nut width: 47.5 mm
  • Frets: 21 Nickel silver (W x H: 2.4 mm x 1.3 mm)
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Pickups: 2 Hum-free Sadowsky J-style single coils (neck and bridge in 60s position)
  • Controls: Volume & Balance
  • Vintage Tone Control knob with push/pull function for preamp bypass
  • Stacked treble- and bass controls
  • Bridge: Sadowsky with quick release for the strings
  • Sadowsky S-Security locks
  • Machine heads: Sadowsky Light with open gears
  • Pickguard: Tortoise
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Strings: Sadowsky Blue Label, .045 – .130
  • Colour: Solid Olympic White High-gloss
  • Includes an Allen key, adjustment set, polishing cloth, certificate of authenticity and a Sadowsky Portabag
  • Made in Germany

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.de/Warranty to extend the warranty to 4 years.


20. Sadowsky MetroLine Hyb P/J 21-4 Mo Bl

Sadowsky MetroLine Hyb P/J 21-4 Mo Bl

Electric Bass

  • Body: American red alder
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Morado
  • Scale length: 34″ (864 mm)
  • Fretboard radius: 12″
  • Nut width: 38.5 mm
  • Sadowsky Just-A-Nut III
  • 21 Nickel silver frets – width: 2.4 mm / height: 1.3 mm
  • Pickups: Sadowsky P-Style Split Coil (neck) and hum-free Sadowsky J-Style single coil in 60s position (bridge)
  • Active Sadowsky electronics with 2-band EQ and Vintage Tone Control (VTC)
  • Controls for volume, balance, vintage tone control, treble and bass (stacked)
  • Push / pull function on the VTC controller for preamp bypass
  • Parchment pickguard
  • Sadowsky bridge with quick release for the strings
  • Sadowsky Light machine heads with open gear
  • Sadowsky S-Security Locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Strings: .045 – .105 Sadowsky Blue Label
  • Colour: Blue Transparent Matt
  • Includes Allen key adjustment set, individual certificate of authenticity and Sadowsky Portabag gigbag
  • Made in Germany

Note: Register your product at www.w-distribution.de/Warranty and extend the guarantee to 4 years.


21. Fender 1960 P-Bass Heavy Relic SP

Fender 1960 P-Bass Heavy Relic SP

Electric Bass

  • Custom Shop
  • Body: Selected light alder
  • Neck: Quartersawn maple
  • Neck profile: “C” Shape (medium tinted)
  • Radius: 7.25″
  • Fretboard: Selected dark rosewood
  • Frets: 20 Vintage
  • Dots: Clay
  • Pickup system: Handwound 57 P-Bass
  • Vintage P-Bass wiring
  • Pickguard: Egg Shell
  • Bridge: Vintage P-Bass
  • Machine heads: Vintage style
  • Nut: Bone
  • Includes a deluxe hardshell case, strap and certificate of authenticity
  • Colour: Shell Pink
  • Made in the USA

22. Höfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 61

Höfner Violin Bass 500/1 Relic 61

E-Bass

  • Inspired by the McCartney bass
  • Top: Spruce
  • Back and sides: Flamed Maple
  • Three-piece neck: Flamed Maple
  • Fretboard: rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia)
  • Black / white / black binding on the top and bottom
  • Neck thickness at the 1st fret 21 mm and at the 12th fret 24 mm
  • Scale: 76 cm (30 “)
  • Nut width: 42 mm
  • 22 Frets
  • Pickups: 2 Höfner Staple Nickel with close spacing
  • Höfner Trapeze nickel tailpiece
  • Höfner pearl panel with gold top knobs
  • Pearloid pickguard (not assembled)
  • Ebony bridge
  • Single rugby ball machine heads
  • Factory stringing: Höfner H1133B flat wound .040 – .100 (item 137000)
  • Beautifully aged relic finish
  • Colour: sunburst
  • Including case and Höfner vintage strap
  • Made in Germany

23. Sadowsky MetroLine 21-5 Hyb 59 Burst

Sadowsky MetroLine 21-5 Hyb 59 Burst

5-String Electric Bass

  • Body: American swamp ash
  • Bolt-on neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Scale: 864 mm (34″)
  • Fretboard radius: 12″
  • Nut width: 47.5 mm
  • Sadowsky Just-A-Nut III nut
  • 21 Nickel silver frets (width: 2.4 mm, height: 1.3 mm)
  • Pickups: Passive Sadowsky P-style (neck) and passive hum-free Sadowsky J-style pickup in 60s position (bridge)
  • Active Sadowsky 2-band electronics (bass and treble boost) with vintage tone control (VTC)
  • Controls for volume, balance, vintage tone control (p/p), treble, and bass (stacked)
  • Push/Pull function on VTC control for preamp bypass
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Sadowsky bridge with quick release for the strings
  • Sadowsky light machine heads with open gears
  • Sadowsky S security locks
  • Chrome hardware
  • Strings: 045 – 130 Sadowsky Blue Label strings
  • Colour: ’59 Burst transparent high gloss
  • Includes hex key adjustment set, individual certificate of authenticity, and Sadowsky portabag (SAC BAG BASS PORTA)
  • Made in Germany

Note: Register your product at https://shop.warwick.de/en/warrantyregistration and extend the warranty to 4 years.


24. Sandberg California II TT 4 Grey LTD

Sandberg California II TT 4 Grey LTD

Sandberg California II TT 4 Grey Soft Aged Special Run LTD, 4-string electric bass, body: alder, neck: maple (bolt-on): fingerboard: rosewood (Dalbergia Latifolia), 22 frets, abalone dots, nut width: 39.5 mm (1.55 inches), scale length: 864 mm (34 inches), fingerboard radius: 14 inches, matched headstock, pickguard: parchment, pickups: 2x Lollar TB-style pickups, electronics: passive, controls: volume, balance, tone, hardware finish: chrome, tuners: Sandberg lightweight, incl.gig bag, color: grey soft aged ( RAL7035), made in Germany


25. Marleaux MBass 5 Worn Spruce FL Ltd

Marleaux MBass 5 Worn Spruce FL Ltd

5-String Electric Bass

  • Exclusive edition of the MBass specially designed for Thomann in collaboration with Gerald Marleaux
  • Fretless
  • Construction: Semi hollowbody
  • Back & sides: Maple
  • Top: Spruce
  • 3-Piece glued-through neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Scale: 34″ (long scale)
  • 24 Positions with position markings indicated on top
  • Pickup: 1 split Häussel humbucker with ebony housing
  • Marleaux Votan active/passive 2-band EQ with passive treble control
  • Schaller machine heads
  • Black hardware
  • Colour: Natural
  • Includes a Marleaux Gigbag
  • Made in Germany

26. Human Base BaseX 6 Walnut Burl MN

Human Base BaseX 6 Walnut Burl MN

6-String Bass Guitar

  • Walnut body (Juglandaceae)
  • Grained walnut top
  • 3-Piece bolt-on maple neck
  • Bird’s eye maple fretboard
  • 24 Frets
  • Ebony fretboard dots inlays
  • Deep cutaway
  • 2 Häussel humbuckers
  • Human base electronics (by Glockenklang) volume, PU blend, passive treble bezel
  • 3 Band EQ
  • Active / passive switches
  • Splitable pickups
  • Solid human base bridge
  • 34″ Scale length
  • 18 mm String spacing
  • Dual Action Truss Rod
  • Includes Human Base gig bag
  • Colour: Natural
  • Made in Germany

27. Warwick Masterbuilt Thumb Bass NT 4

Warwick Masterbuilt Thumb Bass NT 4

4- String Electric Bass

  • Master built series
  • Body: Bubinga pommelé (guibourtia demeusei)
  • Neck: Wenge, continuous 3-piece
  • Fretboard made of tigerstripe ebony
  • 26 IFT (invisible fret technology) jumbo bronze frets
  • Long scale
  • Electronics cover made from matching bubinga pommelé
  • Pickup: 2 active MEC J/J single coils
  • Active Warwick 3-way electronics with rechargeable lithium battery and mini USB port for charging
  • Volume & balance stacked with push/ pull function for active/ passive, mid, treble & bass stacked
  • Warwick tuners with wooden wing-buttons matching the fretboard
  • Warwick Just-A-Nut III brass nut
  • Warwick security locks
  • 2-Piece Warwick bridge made of solid brass
  • Black hardware
  • Warwick EMP strings
  • Natural oil finish
  • Colour: Natural
  • Incl. certificate of authenticity, Warwick user kit and leather gig bag
  • Made in Germany

28. Sadowsky MetroLine 21-4 Vin MO OW

Sadowsky MetroLine 21-4 Vin MO OW

4-String Electric Bass

  • Scale length: 34″ (864 mm)
  • Bolt-on neck
  • Body made of American red alder
  • Maple neck
  • Morado fretboard
  • 12″ Fretboard radius
  • Graphtech Tusq nut
  • Nut width: 38.5 mm
  • 21 Nickel silver frets (width: 2.4 mm, height: 1.3 mm)
  • Hum-free Sadowsky J-style pickup (neck), passive, hum-free Sadowsky J-style pickup in 60s position (bridge)
  • Active Sadowsky 2 -Band electronics (bass and treble boost) with vintage tone control (VTC)
  • Controls for volume / balance / vintage tone control (P / P) / treble and bass (stacked)
  • Push / pull function on the VTC control for preamp bypass
  • Sadowsky Light machine heads with open gear
  • Sadowsky S-Security Locks
  • Sadowsky bridge with quick release for the strings
  • Chrome hardware
  • Strung with 045 – 105 Sadowsky Blue Label strings
  • Finish: Solid Olympic White High Polish
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Weight approx. 3.8 kg
  • Includes Hex-key, adjustment set, polishing cloth and individual certificate of authenticity
  • Includes Sadowsky Portabag (SAC BAG BASS PORTA)
  • Made in Germany

29. Sandberg California II TT4 RW RFB HCAM

Sandberg California II TT4 RW RFB HCAM

Electric Bass

  • Body: Thermo alder
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Vibration-treated woods
  • Scale: 34″ (Long scale)
  • 22 Frets
  • Fretboard inlays: Dots
  • Pickup: 2 Delano J-Style single coils
  • Electronics: 2-Band EQ active / passive
  • Controls: Master Volume (push/pull active/passive), Balance, Treble, Bass
  • Aged nickel hardware
  • White Pearl pickguard
  • Finish: Masterpiece Hardcore Aged
  • Colour: Roqufort Blue
  • Gig bag included

30. Fender 51 P-Bass ANB Heavy Relic

Fender 51 P-Bass ANB Heavy Relic

Fender 51 P-Bass Aged Nocaster Blonde Heavy Relic, Custom Shop, electric bass guitar, selected ash body, onepiece quatersawn maple neck, maple fretboard, ’51 P-Bass “U” shape, 7.25″ radius, 20 medium-vintage frets, black micarta dots, bone nut, nut width: 1,7″, 34″ long scale, hand wound ´51-´55 P-Bass pickup, black phenolic pickguard, tinted maple thumb rest, ´51 P-Bass bridge wih fiber saddles, vintage tuner, bone nut, nickel hardware, color: nocaster blonde, incl: pickup cover, case & certificate, made in USA.


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