This is a vintage 1972 Guild JS Bass II LS electric bass guitar. This particular example, serial number 74538, is in very excellent all original condition and is the first year for the long scale (LS) model! This exceptional bass features (2) Guild bass humbuckers and a somewhat rare dark Sunburst finish, and is definitely one of the best and underrated vintage 1970’s basses. This substantial and practical bass definitely conforms to the “best bang for the buck” expression, and is an absolute bargain at $1699.00, so take advantage of this opportunity to buy a real player’s bass in pristine collector’s condition!
Serial Number: 74538
Potentiometer Codes: 304 7205 (Stackpole)
Pickup Resistance: 29.98Ω
Weight: 8 lbs. 6 oz.
The Guild JS Bass features: a mahogany body with the original sunburst finish, mahogany neck with a rosewood fingerboard, Chesterfield headstock inlay, (2) Guild humbucking pickups, adjustable Hagstrom bridge, reverse tuning machines and all the original electronics!
Lightweight (8.5 pounds), yet, packing a heavyweight punch, the powerful pickups and highly dynamic electronic arrangement really make it a fantastic player’s bass. Great for live performances, studio work, and personal pleasure, this bass is ready-to-go.
The neck is perfectly straight, and the action is low. Both pickup are perfectly matched, and the bass is very well-intonated. Finding a nicer example would be difficult. The bass includes a non-original soft case.