1965 magnatone huricane x-10 bass 2


Nowadays, if you’re in the market for a full scale, solid body electric bass you’ve got a zillion options but back in 1965 your choices were few and far between. There was the Fender Precision and then um….. , uh…….. The Magnatone company of Torrance CA. made one of the only alternatives to the Fender. They clearly didn’t steal a whole lot of Fender’s market as these are pretty rare. This one is 100% original, down to the last screw. It even has the original felt on the adjustable string mute! The neck is straight and it plays great with a fantastic mid ’60’s sound! It seems to have had flat wounds on it it’s whole life as there is no fret wear. The only issue is the finish on the body which, as you can see, is well worn with scratches, dings and heavy checking. I think it looks pretty cool and while worn, the finish is original. Overall, this is a super cool bass from the heyday of American made electrics. Price: $SOLD