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NAMM: Fender American Vintage Series Basses

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As a proud Fender American Vintage series owner myself, I always love checking out what the company does with the line. The recent revamp introduced some very cool guitars (including the new ’65 Strat reissue), and now there are some new basses added to the collection. The press release is below. Which one do you like best? My favourite is the ’74 Jazz Bass.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.  (January 15, 2013) — Fender is proud to announce four bass additions to its acclaimed American Vintage series, all meticulously reimagined to evoke the authentic feel and sound of the original basses released between the late 1950s and early 1970s.

Fender American Vintage 58 Precision Bass
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