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Eastwood Soviet Tonika Bass Guitar Black

$ 549.00

The legendary Tonika Bass was the first Soviet-made electric bass and it was the first experience of Soviet luthiers. Towards the end of the 1960's, when this Bass was made, not too many Soviet citizens were allowed to go abroad, and probably none of the Tonika creators had any experience in electric guitar building. Made in the end of the sixties together with Tonika guitar - the first Soviet mass - production electric guitar. They were produced at Rostov, Ordjonikidze and Sverdlovsk. The first generation Tonika was made at Luncacharsky Factory of Folk Musical Instruments in Leningrad (St.Petersburg). (credit http://cheesyguitars.com/tonika.html)

With our modern production facilities we can bring this beast back to life and make it a professional player!

Specifications: Basswood Body, Maple Bolt-on neck with Maple fretboard. 32" scale. Dual Custom Pickups, two volume and one tone control.