This is the new American Vintage II 1966 Jazz Bass in 3-Tone Sunburst! The American Vintage II Series is a continuation and improvement upon the beloved Fender American Vintage Series that pays homage to Fender's history and heritage. When Don Randall at Fender Sales requested a more sophisticated, high-end bass model, the now iconic Jazz Bass® was the result. The neck was narrower at the nut, providing a faster and more effortless feel and the sleek new body style mirrored the offset contoured style of the Jazzmaster®. By 1966, evolution of the instrument reached new heights with striking new features. The American Vintage II 1966 Jazz Bass features a comfortable “U” shape hard rock maple neck, and it plays like a dream with a 7.25” radius round-lam rosewood fingerboard and vintage tall frets. Characteristic of production in 1966, this J-Bass® is offered with white neck binding, pearl dots, two volume controls with master tone, matching painted headstock and 4-ply tortoiseshell pickguard. The 4-saddle bridge with threaded saddles, vintage-style “lollipop” tuners and Pure Vintage ‘66 Jazz Bass pickups deliver classic thump and style. If you want an American-made Fender that has all of the historically-accurate parts and tones, it doesn't get much better than the American Vintage II series!
Includes: Hardshell Case, Case Candy, Paperwork
- Solidbody Electric Guitar
- Alder Body
- Maple Neck with 1966 "U" Shape
- Bound Round-Laminated Rosewood Fretboard
- 34" Scale Length
- Bone Nut, 1.5” Width
- 7.25" Radius
- 20 Vintage Tall Frets
- Pure Vintage '66 Single-Coil Jazz Bass Pickups
- Volume 1. (Middle Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
- Pure Vintage 4-Saddle Bridge with Threaded Steel Saddles
- Pure Vintage ‘Lollipop’ Tuners
- Nickel/Chrome Hardware
- 9 lbs 10 oz.
- .780" Neck Thickness at 1st Fret
- 1.00" Neck Thickness at 12th Fret
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