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Details about  1975 Alembic Series 1 electric bass with 2 pre-amps and road case

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1975 Alembic Series 1 electric bass with 2 pre-amps and road case
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Item condition:
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The condition of this Alembic bass is good. There is normal wear.

Nov 25, 2012 13:12:14 PST
Winning bid:
US $3,365.62
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$300.00 Economy Shipping | See details
Item location:
Austin, Texas, United States


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Last updated on  Nov 24, 2012 13:21:34 PST  View all revisions

Item specifics

Seller Notes: The condition of this Alembic bass is good. There is normal wear.
Country of Manufacture:

United States



I'm selling my 1975 Alembic Series 1 short-scale bass.  I bought it circa 2000, from the original owner.  It's in good shape and plays very well.  Since I bought it, it's only been played in my studio, not gigged with.  Here are the specifics of this particular bass:

Woods used: the top is koa, the back is zebrawood, the core is maple, the neck is maple/walnut, the fingerboard is ebony, and the veneers are birch and rosewood
Tuners:  Shaller
Inlays: mother of pearl
The scale length is 30 3/4"
The Alembic electronics are the PF-6 Clarostat

Here's what's included:

1975 Alembic Series 1 short-scale bass, serial # 75-215
DS-5 power supply
DS-5R rack mount power supply
5 pin cable
Anvil road case
Original standard case
Original Alembic brochure, warranty card, and certificate, which has been signed by all of the builders--including Rick Turner and Ron Wickersham

The only small issue is that the handle is missing on the standard case, not the road case--but it can easily be replaced.  

Shipping is $300, due to the fact that the guitar and road case need to be shipped in two separate boxes--and the road case is 35 pounds.  

From my smoke-free home.

I have additional photos, which I couldn't post on this listing.  Serious bidders, please contact me, and I'll be happy to email those photos to you. 

Shipping to the domestic US only; please, no international or Canadian bidders.  Bidders with zero feedback or more than 2 negative feedback, contact me before bidding, or I will cancel your bid.  Payment is due within 24 hours of auction end, by Paypal only.  Local pickup is OK; we are in Austin, TX.

On Nov-24-12 at 13:21:35 PST, seller added the following information:

I've taken more photos including the inside of the electronics cavities and the back of the headstock. In doing so I noticed some small finish cracks below the tuners in the back - they are small and I don't think that they are of any consequence but I don't want anyone to have any surprises.  I have included pictures - please feel free to email me for the link, I have not been able to figure out how to put the link in the auction.

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