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Vintage 1974 Rickenbacker 4001 Bass Maple Glo With HSC - Duffy Snowhill

SKU 88RIC005
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Original price $ 4,499.99 - Original price $ 4,499.99
Original price
$ 4,499.99
$ 4,499.99 - $ 4,499.99
Current price $ 4,499.99

Used And Vintage Basses

From the personal collection of Finnish musician, Duffy Snowhill, bassist of the Los Angeles, California psychedelic/glam-tinged hard/prog rock band, Bigelf (1991-present). We present a unique lot of various, modified left-handed basses.  Whether we are talking about his vintage basses that he’s “Duffified” with his various mods, swap-outs and additions, or his ‘name brand’ Duffy basses that reflect the unique playing style he is known for, all of them represent his cool and colorful stage presence.
Over the years Bigelf has toured with Dream Theatre, Zappa plays Zappa, Porcupine Tree, recorded with Christina Aquilera, worked with producer Sylvia Massey and even released an album on Linda Perry’s Custard Records.
Here is a prized possession: his 1974 Rickenbacker 4001 bass. With Bigelf, it was used on the Cheat The Gallows recording and used for touring in 2006 - 2010. Check out the photo of this bass on stage being played by Duffy.

This beauty hails from 1974 and has everything you want. From the Maple Glo body with deep double-cutaway to the slim maple neck, and iconic dual pickups giving you that focused mid-range bass tone that has been prized for decades, it's amazing bass.  Southpaw players rarely get opportunities like this one!  This is a beautiful vintage instrument with all the tone and mojo you know this bass can deliver. 
Everything is original except for the strap buttons and two small screw holes under the pickguard, from another pickguard configuration (original is back on).  A hardshell case is included (non-original), which works well but it floats a bit.  As for the condition, it's great - obviously there is player wear, considering its age, but it's surprisingly clean for something this old that's been on tour.  The bass has been vetted and setup to play perfectly by the techs in our shop (they put in a lot of work to clean this bass up and make it just right). The neck is smooth and easy to play, and of course it sounds amazing, just like any vintage Rickenbacker 4001 would!  
So, whether you are looking for an old vintage bass that doesn’t bust your budget or just wanna add some style to your own bass collection, with the Duffy Snowhill basses you won’t get LEFT out.

Serial # NG4573