1979 Gibson RD Artist Bass **SOLD** / Make an enquiry

Manufacturer
Gibson
Model
RD Artist
Colour
Fireburst / Sunburst
Condition
Excellent 9/10
Weight
Case
Flight Case
Price
2,195 **SOLD**

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**SOLD****SOLD**Vintage 1978 Gibson RD Artist bass guitar #7335801. Excellent condition. Fireburst finish (3 tone Sunburst) & Ebony fretboard. A nice clean and all original example. The bass shows very few marks.There is one small area of buckle rash. The neck & headstock are very clean and in excellent condition. The neck is straight and the action set up nice and low. The frets are in great shape and the truss rod is fully functioning. The headstock has no cracks or repairs. The strap buttons have been changed. The original Moog circuitry and pots are untouched. Comes in a customized professional flight case. This case was made especially for this bass and along with heavy duty handles it has wheels for easy transportation. These cases alone cost upwards of 250. Maple set neck and body, custom designed active electronics with built in compression / expansion, birght and neutral modes. 3 way pickup selector. 34 1/2 inch scale. Perloid dot inlays and headstock motif. This bass is active with no passive mode. Electronics designed by Moog. Gibson humbucker pickups. Comes in the original hard case. This is one of the cleanest vintage Gibsons RD Artists Ive seen ! Its marked as a second. Gibson guitars with finish flaws or blemishes were marked as \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"seconds\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\", and sold at a discount to dealers or employees. With natural ageing and play wear there is nothing visible that could be described as a flaw. Kalamazoo Plant, USA February 27th, 1978

Production Number: 25