1978 Vintage Fender Jazz Bass Antigua.

1978 Vintage Fender Jazz Bass in rare Antigua.

78jazz bass

I am the third owner of this instrument as I purchased this about 3 years ago from the second owner, whom had the bass for about ten years prior to buying it from the original owner, a bass teacher out of Las Vegas.

78jazz bass back side

The pickups have been replaced with 60’s custom shop pickups, but the originals are in the case. The bridge has been replaced sometime in the past with a Schaller rolling bridge but the rest of the electronics are original. I also have the pickup covers as well which will be included. The case is also original and in very good shape.

78 jazz bass headstock

As is the case with most late 70’s jazz basses, this one is fairly heavy, sitting around 14lbs. The neck is very straight and in good shape, with only a handful of nicks on the body and some medium buckle rash on the back of the bass. When I popped the neck off previously I verified that it is indeed a 1978.

This bass is quite a unique piece, ideal for players or collectors alike.