Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink

Duesenberg Starplayer Bass, refinished to pink. This bass is two things: shrouded in mystery, and inexplicably appealing. The serial number info on older Duesenbergs was inside the F-hole, but that info has been lost in the refinish... the last owner thought it dated to 1990, but the Starplayer shape debuted in 1995, so it's very difficult to pinpoint a year of manufacture. The bridge, tailpiece and pickup appear to be original. The back still features the original trans-black finish, showing off some stunning high-grade flame maple. The spruce top is underneath that pink somewhere; it lends the bass a whole lot of warmth, clarity and punch. The bass really does sound brilliant: thick, rich, smooth, articulate and full of character. The slim neck is perfectly made and very easy on the hands, and the weighting is very balanced and super friendly on your back. A new Starplayer Bass (in a sensible finish) would set you back something like $3.5k, so if you're happy to add a bit of outrageous awesomeness to your life, this is surely a deadset bargain. Sure, you could play a sunburst P-bass... or, how about this 24-hour party machine?

Model: Duesenberg Starplayer Bass
Made: Germany, year unknown (serial lost in the refinish)
Finish: pink top, trans-black over flame maple back and sides
Body: sassafrass (QLD)
Weight: 3.5kg approx
Neck: maple with rosewood board, fretless
Mods: refinished, pickup surround replaced, possibly other mods too; history a bit foggy
Pickups: Duesenberg BassBucker
Case: basic Cort branded gig bag

Cosmetic condition notes: mild finish wear. There's some chips in the pink paint on the body near the fretboard join and the bridge poles. There's some scratches on the back in the buckle-rash zone, as well as a a few dings here and there. There's some scratches on the guard from play. Overall: good condition (7/10).

Playing condition notes: Action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good. No frets, so no fretwear to discuss. All electrics tested and working properly. Wearing fresh 45/105s.

Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink

$845.00
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Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink

Duesenberg Starplayer Bass Fretless Refinished Pink

$845.00
$845.00

Duesenberg Starplayer Bass, refinished to pink. This bass is two things: shrouded in mystery, and inexplicably appealing. The serial number info on older Duesenbergs was inside the F-hole, but that info has been lost in the refinish... the last owner thought it dated to 1990, but the Starplayer shape debuted in 1995, so it's very difficult to pinpoint a year of manufacture. The bridge, tailpiece and pickup appear to be original. The back still features the original trans-black finish, showing off some stunning high-grade flame maple. The spruce top is underneath that pink somewhere; it lends the bass a whole lot of warmth, clarity and punch. The bass really does sound brilliant: thick, rich, smooth, articulate and full of character. The slim neck is perfectly made and very easy on the hands, and the weighting is very balanced and super friendly on your back. A new Starplayer Bass (in a sensible finish) would set you back something like $3.5k, so if you're happy to add a bit of outrageous awesomeness to your life, this is surely a deadset bargain. Sure, you could play a sunburst P-bass... or, how about this 24-hour party machine?

Model: Duesenberg Starplayer Bass
Made: Germany, year unknown (serial lost in the refinish)
Finish: pink top, trans-black over flame maple back and sides
Body: sassafrass (QLD)
Weight: 3.5kg approx
Neck: maple with rosewood board, fretless
Mods: refinished, pickup surround replaced, possibly other mods too; history a bit foggy
Pickups: Duesenberg BassBucker
Case: basic Cort branded gig bag

Cosmetic condition notes: mild finish wear. There's some chips in the pink paint on the body near the fretboard join and the bridge poles. There's some scratches on the back in the buckle-rash zone, as well as a a few dings here and there. There's some scratches on the guard from play. Overall: good condition (7/10).

Playing condition notes: Action is low, neck is straight, intonation is good. No frets, so no fretwear to discuss. All electrics tested and working properly. Wearing fresh 45/105s.