1961 Fender Precision Bass guitar, made in USA, ser. no. 6xxx4; Finish: two-tone sunburst, refinish, lacquer checking and heavy wear throughout; Fretboard: rosewood; Frets: some wear; Electrics: working, replaced pots; Hardware: general pitting, one replaced knob, repro pickup cover, bridge cover screws replaced, extra hole drilled to the scratchplate through to the body underneath the guard to allow for thumb rest repositioning; Case: contemporary tweed hard case; Weight: 3.92kg; Overall condition: fair

*Purchased by the vendor from Macari’s of London in the mid 1960s in the current colour. The guitar is sold with a black and white photograph of the vendor playing the bass in the late 1960s showing it in its current finish

Estimate: £2,500 – £4,000 (Buyers Premium of 24% inclusive of VAT @20%)