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Warwick Unveils 2017 Limited Edition Thumb NT Models

Warwick Thumb NT Limited Edition 2017 Bass

Warwick unveiled their annual limited edition bass this year and this year is a landmark. The Thumb NT 2017, which comes in four and five-string versions, also marks the company’s 35th anniversary. The master-built instruments are built in Germany and limited to fifty units of each the four and five-string versions.

Taking its cues from the standard Thumb NT model, the neck-through bass is built with an “ultra-thin” 5-piece wenge and maple neck matched with a marble tigerstripe ebony fingerboard. It has abalone dot inlays with illuminated side-dots for extra visibility. Its body is made of dry aged mahogany with a highly figured maple burl top.

Warwick fitted them with a set of EMG pickups as well as a 2-band MEC preamp that is a replica of electronics used in the first Thumb bass from 1984. Other features include a 2-piece solid brass Warwick bridge, gold hardware, and a natural dirty blonde transparent satin finish.

Each of the Warwick Thumb NT 2017 Limited Edition basses ships in a handmade leather gig bag with a certificate of authenticity. The back of the headstock is adorned by Warwick founder Hans Peter Wilfer’s signature. The basses will carry retail prices of $7,999.99 for the four-string and $8,499.99 for the five-string.

Warwick Thumb NT Limited Edition 2017 – 35th Anniversary Bass Specs:

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