For Sale: FS 1987 Warwick thumb nt 4

Apr 22, 2009
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Well, the time has come for me to part ways with some of my collection of lovely Warwick basses. These instruments get occasionally played/cleaned and waxed/returned to their classes, and deserve to go to someone who will give them the play time they deserve. After owning a few other thumbs (limited 03 & 06, 98nt) I finally got the “one” I was looking for. This bass is the lightest thumb I have played with the thinnest/fastest neck which plays and sounds great. I bought this bass from the original owner on, and the instrument is in excellent original condition except for some blemishing of the paint on the bridge which does not affect its function or the playability. A couple of years ago I had the frets crowned/levelled and the bass set up by Chris Eccleshall guitars, and there is plenty of life left on the frets. Everything else on the bass works as expected. I wrote to Warwick about the spec for the bass and had a prompt reply from H.P. Wilfer, see below.

Bass Thumb Bass NT 4 string

Serial Number E xxx 87

Year 1987

Month May

Number 852

Neck Wood Wenge Wood with Bubinga Strips

Fingerboard Wenge Wood, with Mother of Peal Inlays

Frets Bronce Warwick Frets

Nut Just a Nut Brass Version

Neck construction NeckThrough hidden neck construction

Body 3 pcs. solid Bubinga Wood

Surface Oil Finish / Beewax

Pickups active EMG JJ Pickups

Electronic 2 Band Electronic by MEC

Hardware Schaller Hardware made for Warwick

Made in Germany / Pretzfeld (West Germany)



Included is a Warwick heavy duty flight case (black), and strap locks

£1650 GBP collected, or worldwide shipping at buyers expense.
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May 23, 2008
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That one looks nice!
Apr 22, 2009
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Sorry but even my dog thinks it looks tempting .


Is this an early Xmas present ? How about free shipping to Leeds ?
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