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Vintage guitars for sale: Rickenbacker Bass

1959 Rickenbacker 4000 Bass 1 of 50 ever made its its original Maplglo finish.

1959 Rickenbacker 4000 Bass 1 of 50 ever made its its original Maplglo finish.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$37500

Rickenbacker guitars and bass guitars have a rich history that dates back to the 1940s, when the company was founded by Adolph Rickenbacker and George Beauchamp. At first, the company produced lap steel guitars and electric guitars with horseshoe magnet pickups, but it wasn??t until the 1950s that Rickenbacker began to make its mark on the music industry

In the early 1950s, Rickenbacker introduced the Combo series of guitars and basses. These were some of the first electric instruments ... more
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1967 Rickenbacker 4000 Bass a Fireglo finished example its 1 of a kind & Minty !

1967 Rickenbacker 4000 Bass a Fireglo finished example its 1 of a kind & Minty !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$18495

The Rickenbacker 4000 is one of the most interesting basses ever. Very rare these days are many clean originals. This is a wonderful Fireglo finished example w / a maple neck-thru design w / nice maple body halves??dot inlays, unbound neck & body, 1 Horseshoe pickup w / mono electronics, large headstock w / walnut wings & the rarest item, its clear lucite thumb rest. Its white??gard is clean as are its tuners. It has extra screw holes hidden under the gard as seen in our pics. Its serial... more
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1967 Rickenbacker 4000 Bass in Maplglo rare as hell its 1 of a kind & Minty !

1967 Rickenbacker 4000 Bass in Maplglo rare as hell its 1 of a kind & Minty !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$18495

The Rickenbacker 4000 is one of the most interesting basses ever. Very rare these days are many clean originals. This is a wonderful Mapleglo finished example w / a maple neck-thru design w / nice maple body halves??dot inlays, unbound neck & body, 1 Horseshoe pickup w / mono electronics, large headstock w / walnut wings & the rarest item, its clear lucite thumb rest. Its white??gard is clean as are its tuners. Its serial # plate is wearing its ??GF?? code that dates to June 1967 & ... more
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1972 Rickenbacker 4001S Bass a stunning neck thru 4000 converted to 4001S specs

1972 Rickenbacker 4001S Bass a stunning neck thru 4000 converted to 4001S specs

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$12495

The Rickenbacker Guitar has been quite a famous brand for over 60 years. The Beatles, The Who & The Byrds were all playing their famous guitars & basses early on in their careers for their bright tone & playability. Their most famous basses were clearly the 4000 & 4001 solid body models played by so many famous peeps. This is a very rare & last of its type, a neck thru body 1972 4000S Bass w / its simple carved unbound body design like Ricks 1st basses made since 1957. This ... more
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1977 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass factory Lefty & truley 1 of a kind & Minty !

1977 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass factory Lefty & truley 1 of a kind & Minty !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$8495

The Rickenbacker Guitar has been quite a famous brand for over 60 years. The Beatles, The Who & The Byrds were all playing their famous guitars & basses early on in their careers for their bright tone & playability. Their most famous basses were clearly the 4000 & 4001 solid body models played by so many famous peeps. This is a very rare & last of its type, a neck thru body factory ??Lefty?? 1977 4001 Bass in mint all original shape. This is a special example in its glorious ... more
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1973 Rickenbacker 4001 Vintage Neck Through Bass Mapleglo w /  Case

1973 Rickenbacker 4001 Vintage Neck Through Bass Mapleglo w / Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$6000

Up for sale, a 1973 Rickenbacker 4001 in excellent condition and in perfect working order, complete with a hardshell case. Produced in the first quarter of '73, this Rickenbacker is one of the very last to retain a bevy of features seen from 1969-72 including checkerboard binding, full-width triangular fretboard inlays, a distinctive squared-off bridge pickup surround, and a Toaster Top neck pickup
Featuring neck through body construction and strung with roundwound 45-100 strings that ... more
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1976 Rickenbacker 4001 Fretless Bass very rare example that

1976 Rickenbacker 4001 Fretless Bass very rare example that's a beat sweet bass.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4995

This is a very clean & extremely good looking 1976 Rickenbacker 4001 Fretless Bass that has all the right stuff. Its Fireglo finish as yellowed a bit & is worn in w / a cool factor & a ton of Patina. Its fretless fingerboard is nicely figured w / a ton of finish wear from regular use. Its got both its original rhythm & bridge pickups. Plays & intonates quite well. It??s got a rare neck thru of maple w / a single walnut stripe. Its very good overall & ready to use & ... more
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VINTAGE 1974 RICKENBACKER 4001 FIREGLO BASS w / OHSC

VINTAGE 1974 RICKENBACKER 4001 FIREGLO BASS w / OHSC

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 554**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4800

VINTAGE 1974 RICKENBACKER 4001 FIREGLO BASS w / OHSC. THIS 50 YEAR OLD CLASSIC IS IN UNREAL EXCELLENT + CONDITION AND SO IS THE CASE. THERE IS A NECK BINDING CRACK BETWEEN THE SECOND AND THIRD FRETS (PIC #21) AND A SMALL BIT OF BINDING SHRINKAGE ON THE INNER EDGE OF THE UPPER HORN (PIC #22). THE TONE CAP HAS BEEN REMOVED. I WILL INCLUDE IT. THE TOASTER PICKUP COULD BE A LATER MODEL, I DO NOT KNOW FOR SURE. A SMALL AREA OF CHROME PITTING IS VISIBLE ON THE TAILPIECE. FANTASTIC DARK BUBINGA ... more
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1974 Rickenbacker 4001 Vintage Electric Bass Mapleglo, 100% Original w /  Case

1974 Rickenbacker 4001 Vintage Electric Bass Mapleglo, 100% Original w / Case

Seattle, Washington, 981**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4700

Up for sale, a 1974 Rickenbacker 4001 in exceptional, 100% original condition and in perfect working order, complete with the original hardshell case. Featuring neck through maple body construction, this Rickenbacker thumps and growls with the best and offers healthy sustain, boasting the original Mapleglo gloss finish. The bass weighs 9lbs 7oz, strung with fresh 45-100 roundwound strings, delivering plenty of midrange power and punch via the two original Hi-Gain pickups. This 4001 has been ... more
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Classic Rickenbacker 4001 - 1978 - Jetglo Finish - Made in the USA -

Classic Rickenbacker 4001 - 1978 - Jetglo Finish - Made in the USA -

Pompano Beach, Florida, 330**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4500

Rickenbacker 4001
Year: 1978 (May)
Serial: RE2546
Neck Thickness at 1st Fret: 0 92 "
Neck Thickness at 12th Fret: 0 91 "
Weight: 9lbs 13 oz's
Comes in a Hard Case
Professionally setup for optimal tone and playability Truly stage or studio ready!
Vintage done just right This 1978 Rickenbacker Bass is about as cool as you can get. Starting with its crazy visual appeal and getting to the heart of things with its sonic capabilities, once this Jetlo beauty is in your hands,... more
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rickenbacker 1979 4001 bass fireglo

rickenbacker 1979 4001 bass fireglo

New Lenox, Illinois, 604**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4500

This Rickenbacker electric bass guitar is a vintage 1979 Fireglo model with a solid body type and 4 string configuration. It is a right-handed instrument made by the well-known brand Rickenbacker. This model 4001 bass guitar is highly sought after by musicians and collectors alike, and is perfect for those who appreciate the classic sound of a high-quality bass guitar. Whether you're a professional musician looking for the perfect instrument for your gigs, or a collector looking to add a piece ... more
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1988 Rickenbacker 4001V63 Fireglo Original Vintage Electric Bass Guitar

1988 Rickenbacker 4001V63 Fireglo Original Vintage Electric Bass Guitar

Sonoma, California, 954**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4499

1988 Rickenbacker 4001V63 Bass Guitar with a Fireglo finish. This vintage bass is in near-mint condition with no visible playwear. It is likely the cleanest example in existence. The only blemishes to be found is a tiny pinpoint ding on the tip of the headstock and some very faint finish checking under the pickguard. Even the original felt mutes are in perfect condition. There is no visible fretwear. This bass was stored in its case its entire life. It weighs 9 83 pounds. The neck thickness ... more
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Vintage Rickenbacker 4001 White 1977

Vintage Rickenbacker 4001 White 1977

Brookfield, Wisconsin, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4499


Vintage Rickenbacker 4001 White 1977
PLEASE CONTACT US WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR FOR AN IN-HAND DESCRIPTION
100% original with a super cool, true vintage vibe. Low action & killer tone ensure this beauty will live on in the hands of its next owner. Professionally set up & ready to play straight out of the case. Don't miss out on great opportunity to pick up a piece of Rickenbacker history
Cosmetic Condition: Used, but not abused, with some mild play wear for its age - various ... more
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1973 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass a Mapleglo & Checkboard trim a 50 year old bad boy !

1973 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass a Mapleglo & Checkboard trim a 50 year old bad boy !

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 333**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4495

The Rickenbacker 4001 is one of the most interesting basses ever. This is an affordable Mapleglo finished example w / a maple neck-thru body design w / maple body halves, triangle pearl inlays & a desirable checkerboard bound body, she has a slightly later hi-gain pickup w / great tone, a replacement black??gard, its missing 1 of the original Grover tuners w / another type. Its serial # plate is wearing its ??MF?? code that dates to June 1973. It also has a Bad Ass bridge for far better ... more
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Rickenbacker 1973 4001

Rickenbacker 1973 4001

Hendersonville, Tennessee, 370**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4299

1973 Rickenbacker 4001
Jetglo finish
Hardshell case

Plays and sounds great??. But then you can probably see that, it??s a great player
350 00 International shipping
... more
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Rickenbacker 4003S 1982 - Mapleglo

Rickenbacker 4003S 1982 - Mapleglo

Rockville, Maryland, 208**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$4000

1982 Rickenbacker 4001S. This is a vintage instrument with wear on the fretboard and tarnished hardware. There are also finish indentations / worming at various locations on the body. There is a bezel installed around the treble pickup and no cover, but this is otherwise original. There is a hardshell case included (unsure if original)
Setup on this bass came out with a 0 08 inch action beneath high G and low E. Weight is 9 lb 6 oz
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Specifications
Electronics
Pickups ... more
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Rickenbacker 4001 Bass Guitar 1974

Rickenbacker 4001 Bass Guitar 1974

Houston, Texas, 770**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3800

Rickenbacker 4001 Bass Guitar 1974, 4 String Natural wood In Good Condition with aftermarket case .... more
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RICKENBACKER 4001 ELECTRIC BASS GUITAR, 1977 (meee-ls) (PDS031136)

RICKENBACKER 4001 ELECTRIC BASS GUITAR, 1977 (meee-ls) (PDS031136)

Denham Springs, Louisiana, 707**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3500

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1979 Rickenbacker 4001 Stereo Bass Guitar

1979 Rickenbacker 4001 Stereo Bass Guitar

Brooklyn, New York, 112**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3500

Missing one volume knob and pickup guard
... more
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1978 Rickenbacker 4001 Fretless Fireglo Electric Bass Guitar

1978 Rickenbacker 4001 Fretless Fireglo Electric Bass Guitar

Phoenix, Arizona, 850**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3499

1978 Rickenbacker 4001 Fretless Fireglo Electric Bass Guitar. Bass has been sitting in collection and is in good playing condition. It has some minor blemishes as a 45 year old bass that has been played would.... more
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Vintage 1983 Rickenbacker 4003 Jetglo bass guitar W /  Rick Carrying Case

Vintage 1983 Rickenbacker 4003 Jetglo bass guitar W / Rick Carrying Case

Salina, Kansas, 674**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3495


Broken Handle on case
Original Jetglo Finish Shows Cosmetic Playwear Throughout Including Dings And Scratches
Frets Are In Very Good Condition
Maple Body
Maple Neck
Bound Rosewood Fingerboard
... more
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1983 Rickenbacker 4003 White

1983 Rickenbacker 4003 White

Salt Lake City, Utah, 841**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$3299

For sale is a 1983 Rickenbacker 4003 in White, accompanied by its original hard-shell case. The hard case shows some wear but remains functional. This bass guitar has been played but is in very good condition and operates seamlessly. There are visible signs of use, including scratches, dings, finish checking throughout, and some scratches on the fingerboard. Overall, the condition is rated a solid 8 out of 10
It's worth noting that the bass is missing the foam bridge mute. However, ... more
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Mint Conditon 2020 Rickenbacker 4003S Bass w /  Toaster Pickup & Hipshot Tailpiece

Mint Conditon 2020 Rickenbacker 4003S Bass w / Toaster Pickup & Hipshot Tailpiece

Riverside, California, 925**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$2795

Mint Conditon like New Fireglow 2020 Rickenbacker 4003S Bass w / 2015 Rickenbacker Toaster Pickup & Hipshot Tailpiece made for Rickenbacker Bass's and made better than the Original Rickenbacker Tail Piece, and easier to do set ups with. The Strings lay nicely perfect and it gives it a better sound. The Bass has been completely set up with "ERNIE BALL" Flatwound 45-100 Strings. Neck is completely Perfect, with a Beautiful Laquer Job from the factory on the neck. Also Comes with a ... more
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VINTAGE 1972 RICKENBACKER 4001 BASS CASE

VINTAGE 1972 RICKENBACKER 4001 BASS CASE

Minneapolis, Minnesota, 554**, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

$333

VINTAGE 1972 RICKENBACKER 4001 BASS CASE. CHENEY LATCHES AND THE TWO KEYS. DECENT SHAPE OVERALL WITH LATCHES, HANDLE, FEET KNOBS AND HINGES ALL INTACT. LEATHER ENDS ARE IN GOOD SHAPE. TOLEX EXPECTEDLY HAS BEEN TORN UP A BIT. A SIGN OF THE MANY PLACES THIS CASE HAS BEEN. INTERIOR IS IN VERY GOOD SHAPE WITH AGAIN SOME SIGNS OF USAGE. NO OBJECTIONABLE ODOR. A NICE SOLID VERY OLD CASE FOR YOUR VINTAGE RICKY. $$$$$PAYPAL ONLY$$$$$ PLEASE NO OFFERS, TRADES, RETURNS OR P O. BOX SHIPPING. CONUS ONLY. ... more
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1974 Rickenbacker + Fender Bass Amp + Peavey Cabinet + Morely Wah + Epiphone

1974 Rickenbacker + Fender Bass Amp + Peavey Cabinet + Morely Wah + Epiphone

Carlisle, Ontario, L0R***, CANADA

C $29500

1974 Rickenbacher 40011970s Morley Wah Pedal350w Fender Bass AmpPeavy 2x15 bass cabinet / 2 eminence speakers 12 String Takamine semi acousticEpiphone Les Paul
I'm selling my gear and will deliver in Canada only.
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1976 Rickenbacker Bass Mapleglo Usa Ex Australian Pink Floyd Band Guitar

1976 Rickenbacker Bass Mapleglo Usa Ex Australian Pink Floyd Band Guitar

Port Talbot, SA13***, UNITED KINGDOM

£3999

Trades / part ex welcome for electric guitars, acoustics or basses

Any enquiries: 07918922858

Can deliver or cash on collection
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Rickenbacker 1976 4001 in Mapleglo, Pre-Owned

Rickenbacker 1976 4001 in Mapleglo, Pre-Owned

Ormskirk, UNITED KINGDOM

£3849

eBay Store Design by Visualsoft Home About Us Our Feedback Shop Categories Electric Guitars Acoustic Guitars Guitar Amplification Effects Pedals Strings... more
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1967 RICKENBACKER 4005 BASS USA

1967 RICKENBACKER 4005 BASS USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€3500

1967 RICKENBACKER 4005 Bass - made in USA - PROJECT :
* body & neck ONLY
* fingerboard was sanded down
* needs a new fingerboard & body routs filled & parts
* some original parts of it are offered in our EBAY SHOP
* original 4005 basses are selling for 11 000 Euros
Over 1000 more
GUITARS-BASSES-PARTS in our OTHER
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1974 RICKENBACKER 4001  /  4003 BASS CASE - made in USA

1974 RICKENBACKER 4001 / 4003 BASS CASE - made in USA

COLOGNE, GERMANY

€595

1974 RICKENBACKER 4001 / 4003 BASS CASE - made in USA :
* BOTTOM padding removed, cos it was used for al longer bass=check pic 2
* tolex has some wear & rips
* all latches are working fine
... more
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