1982 RICKENBACKER 4003S / Make an enquiryClick to listen

Serial number
VD 963
Very Good + 8.5/10
9.6 lbs

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1982 Rickenbacker 4003S, Mapleglo finish, it's all original including the case. This bass has a great tone and with the mutes up gives off a real Macca vibe. The neck is chunky but really comfortable in the hand. There are a few small dings and areas of wear to the body. There is lacquer checking throughout. Theres a small repaired crack around the jack plate which has been very carefully glued and is not going to move anywhere. The action set nice and low. The frets are all good as are the string mutes.

These basses are rare. It's been fully set up by my technician Chris Ward and all electronics and hardware are in good working order, and the frets are in good shape. Just like the standard 4003 the 4003S had the new improved truss system, and all were neck-through-body construction. This bass is from the first year of production and has the split pickguard and the truss adjusting nuts at the body end of the neck. Unlike the standard 4003 this bass has no body or neck binding and has dot inlays. Serial : VD 963(April 82) . Weight: 9.6lbs.

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