1974 Rickenbacker 4000 bass guitar, made in USA; Finish: burgundy, heavy blemishes crudely touched up to the back and edges, further wear including scratches and buckle rash; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: generally good; Electrics: working, pickup upgraded for higher output (original retained); Hardware: generally good, replaced control knobs, later brass nut; Case: contemporary Rickenbacker hard case; Overall condition: fair

Estimate £1500 – 2500 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)

Sold for £1600 (8th March 2016)