Fender American Original '60s Precision Bass

By the 1960s, the Precision Bass was the workhorse electric bass; from the clubs of Detroit to the beaches of Southern California, its tone laid the foundation for modern music. The American Original 60s Precision Bass has all of the features with which the P Bass conquered the world of musicelegantly simple, its sound, style and comfort are joined by modern playability.
The Pure Vintage 63 P Bass split-coil pickup is as period-correct as possible, from the enamel-coated coil wire to the cloth-covered output wires, fiber bobbins and alnico 5 magnets. Theres no mistaking the powerful punch of this pickup that helped shape the sound of modern music. The thick 1963 C-shaped neck profile gracefully fills the fret hand, while the 9.5-radius fingerboard will feel familiar to any player. Other authentic touches include vintage-tall frets, original-era body radii, vintage-style hardwareincluding a four-saddle vintage-style bridgevintage-style hardshell case and a lacquer finish that not only lets the wood breathe naturally with resonant tone, it also wears in a distinctively appealing way.
An updated take on the instrument that created the pop culture soundtrack of the 20th century, the American Original 60s Precision Bass is the best way to get original-era sound and style with todays feel.


Alder body with lacquer finish
Single Pure Vintage 63 split-coil P Bass pickup
Thick 1963 C-shaped neck profile; 9.5-radius fingerboard
Vintage-style hardware; four-saddle bridge
Includes vintage-style hardshell case

Fender American Original '60s Precision Bass

Rosewood Fingerboard, Olympic White

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Features

  • LACQUER FINISH
  • PURE VINTAGE 63 PICKUPS
  • 63 P BASS NECK SHAPE
  • VINTAGE-ACCURATE BODY AND NECK RADII
  • VINTAGE-CORRECT HARDWARE

General

Model Name
Fender American Original '60s Precision Bass, Rosewood Fingerboard, Olympic White
Model Number
0190120805
UPC
885978821013
Series
American Original
Color
Olympic White

Accessories

Case/Gig Bag
Black Hardshell

Body

Body Finish
Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Body Material
Alder
Body Shape
Precision Bass

Neck

Fingerboard Material
Round-Laminated Rosewood
Fingerboard Radius
9.5" (241 mm)
Fret Size
Vintage Tall
Neck Finish
Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
Neck Material
Maple
Neck Plate
4-Bolt
Neck Shape
"1963 C"
Number of Frets
20
Nut Material
Bone
Nut Width
1.73" (44 mm)
Position Inlays
Vintage Clay Dot
Truss Rod
Vintage-Style Heel Adjust
Truss Rod Nut
Vintage-Style Slotted

Electronics

Pickup Configuration
Split Single-Coil
Controls
Master Volume, Master Tone
Middle Pickup
Pure Vintage '63 Split Single-Coil Precision Bass
Pickup Switching
None

Hardware

Bridge
4-Saddle Vintage Style with Threaded Steel Saddles
Control Knobs
Knurled Flat-Top
Hardware Finish
Nickel/Chrome
Orientation
Right-Hand
Pickguard
4-Ply Brown Shell

Miscellaneous

Strings
Fender USA Bass 7250M, NPS (.045-.105 Gauges)