THE CONVENTION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN ENDANGERED SPECIES OF WILD FAUNA AND FLORA (CITES) - EC REGULATIONS 865/2006 & 338/97Brazilian rosewood (Dalbergia nigra) is listed on Appendix I of CITES and EU Annex A of the EC Regulations, which means that guitars made with parts from this species require exemption Certificates (commonly called Article 10 Certificates) to allow commercial use within the European Union (EU). We can supply this certificate for £75. For sales outside the EU a re-export licence is required which we can supply for £150. SOUNDCLOUD AUDIO:https://soundcloud.com/andy-baxter-bass-guitar/1962_fender_precisionsb_tone_fulloffpickslapDescription:
1962 Fender Precision bass, all original and complete including the case. Sunburst finish in excellent condition, Brazilian Rosewood fingerboard with clay dots. It has a fantastic neck with a superb playing action and amazing tone. The case is also in excellent condition and all latches are in good working order. The mute sponge is still present and effective on the underside of the bridge cover. The Sunburst finish is still very vibrant. There are some patches of wear to the finish on the bottom edge and a tiny but of buckle rash on the back, there is also some light checking throughout. The neck and headstock are extremely clean, the top layer of finish has worn slightly, leaving a very smooth feel. Serial number: 82055. Weight: 8lbs 9oz. The body dates 9/62. The neck stay reads, Aug 62 C, the pots date to the 31st week of 62. The pickups have black bobbins and original winds. This bass is a joy to play with a superb even sound right across the fretboard, it has a straight neck, and the truss rod works as it should. The frets are in great condition. (presumably this bass has been strung with flats for most or all of its life) It's been fully set up with a superb playing action.The neck is wide and slim in depth. Nut width: 43.5 mm. Depth at 1st fret 20.05mm. The pickup signal is nice and strong.