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1989 Fender Precision Bass ‘57 Vintage Reissue PB57-500 Sunburst, Japan MIJ Fujigen


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Up for sale, a 1989 Fender Precision Bass ‘57 vintage reissue model PB57-500 in excellent, 100% original condition and in perfect working order. An early iteration of Fender Japan's 1957 Precision platform, this bass features a basswood body and one-piece maple neck, yielding a smooth, clear natural acoustic quality. Strung with fresh 45-100 roundwound strings, the bass has plenty of detailed growl and broad thump. Weighing 8lbs 12oz, this Precision Bass has been professionally setup here at Mike & Mike's Guitar Bar with accurate intonation and comfortable action.

Neck Specs:

-Wood: Maple
-Shape: Medium C, measuring .840” 1st fret, .995” 12th fret
-Fretboard: Maple, 7 1/4” vintage-spec radius
-Frets: Slender, very light wear on frets 1-7
-Scale Length: 34”
-Nut: 1 5/8”, bone
-Tuners: Clover buttons, full-size baseplates
-Serialization: “Made in Japan,” F-prefix, neck heel pencil dated “7-6-89,” small blue “50” sticker on back of peghead denotes model tier and original price in Japan (¥50,000)

Body Specs:

-Wood: Basswood
-Pickups: PB-Vintage split-coil
-Harness: Untouched solder, full-size Japanese pots date to July, 1989
-Hardware: Chrome-plated bridge with steel barrel saddles, knurled knobs
-Plastics: One-ply white pickguard

The gloss two-tone Sunburst finish has light pick wear across the strum path and some minor dings on the body as a whole, largely relegated to the back and body perimeter. The neck profile retains its smooth ambered gloss.

A gigbag is included.