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Fender Introduces Factory Special Run Antigua Jazz and Precision Basses

Fender Factory Special Run Antigua Precision Bass

Fender continues to bring old school to the forefront with the announcement of a “Factory Special Run” of instruments with their retro Antigua finish.

Introduced in the late 1960’s, the distinct color scheme was revisited in 1977 with more of a greenish shade. The new limited edition line includes both Jazz and Precision bass models.

Fender Factory Special Run Antigua Jazz Bass

Both basses feature an alder body with maple necks and fingerboards. The hardware includes a chrome Standard Vintage 4 Saddle bridge and a synthetic bone nut.

Both basses begin shipping this week with a street price of $749.99 each. For more, check out the Fender website.

Fender Factory Special Run Antigua Jazz Bass Specs:

  • Body: Alder
  • Body Finish: Polyester
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
  • Fretboard Radius: 7.25” (18.41 cm)
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Urethane
  • Nut Width: 1.5” (38.1 mm)
  • Scale Length: 34” (86.36 cm)
  • Pickups: 2 Standard Vintage Alnico Magnet Jazz Bass® Single-Coil
  • Controls: Volume 1. (Neck Pickup), Volume 2. (Bridge Pickup), Master Tone
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: Standard Vintage 4 Saddle Bass
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone

Fender Factory Special Run Antigua Precision Bass Specs:

  • Body: Alder
  • Body Finish: Polyester
  • Neck Shape: Modern “C” Shape
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fret Size: Vintage Style Frets
  • Fretboard Radius: 9.5” (24.1 cm)
  • Fretboard: Maple
  • Neck Material: Maple
  • Neck Finish: Urethane
  • Nut Width: 1.625” (41.3 mm)
  • Scale Length: 34” (86.36 cm)
  • Pickup: Standard Precision Bass® Split Single-Coil Pickup
  • Controls: Volume, Tone
  • Hardware: Chrome
  • Bridge: Standard Vintage 4 Saddle Bass
  • String Nut: Synthetic Bone