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Peerless Guitars Introduces Retromatic B1 and B2 Basses

Peerless Guitars Retromatic B2 Bass body - Teal GreenPeerless Guitars has launched a pair of 4-string versions of their Retromatic guitar with the Retromatic B1 and B2 basses. Sporting a vintage vibe, the basses feature a chambered, semi-hollow body design finished in natural, teal green, honey sunburst, ivory, black, gold or candy apple red colors.

The B1 is fitted with a single humbucker designed by Matt Gleeson of Monty’s London and positioned near the bridge, while the B2 adds another humbucker in the neck position. Each model has a 6-way Varitone switch as well as volume and tone controls.

The Peerless Retromatic B1 and B2 basses are available with street prices of $1,499 and $1,599, respectively. Left handed models are available by special order.

Peerless Retromatic B1 and B2 Bass Specs:

Peerless Guitars Retromatic B2 Bass headstock - Teal Green

  • Series: Thinline Semi Hollow Series
  • Headstock Shape New Style
  • Logo: “P” Metal
  • Binding: Black Single
  • Truss Rod Cover: “RETROMATIC” Silk Screen & Engraved at edge
  • Machine Heads: GB-100 D51 NI
  • Neck: Maple
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Scale: 864mm
  • Width at Nut: 43mm
  • Width at the end Fret: 57 mm
  • Neck Joint: Set in Neck 17F
  • Number of Frets: 20 F
  • Binding: Black Single
  • Fingerboard Inlays: Mother of Peral
  • Nut: Bone
  • Body Shape: Arch top Round Cutaway Chambered Mahogany Centre Block
  • Top: Laminated Maple
  • Back & Sides: Laminated Maple
  • Body Depth: 44mm
  • Body Width: 375mm
  • Sound hole & Binding: Single F Hole/ No Binding
  • Top Binding: Aged / Black / Aged (3mm/ 1mm/ 1mm)
  • Bridge: Roller Bridge
  • Pickguard: “PEERLESS” Engraved
  • Tailpiece: Stop Tailpiece
  • Pickups: Monty’s London design 8.7k & 7.85k
  • Controls: 1 x Volume, 1 x Tone , 1 x Toggle, 1 x 6-Way Varitone
  • Hardware: Nickel