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Framus Reissues Vintage 5/150 Star Bass

New for 2012 is the Framus Vintage 5/150 Star Bass, a reissued version of their classic model from the ’50s made famous by Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman.

Framus Vintage 5/150 Star Bass

The bass oozes retro vibes with a single cutaway body made of laminated maple for the sides and top with a laminated AAA flamed maple back, a set mahogany neck, and a rosewood fingerboard.

Other features on the bass include a 30˝ scale, Framus Vintage pickups, passive Framus electronics, and a chromplated metal pickguard.

The Framus Vintage 5/150 Star Bass will be shipping soon with an MSRP of $1,880. For more, check out the Framus website.

Framus Vintage 5/150 Star Bass Specs:

    Framus Vintage 5/150 Star Bass closeup

  • Set Neck
  • Available only as righthanded model
  • Framus Vintage Machine heads
  • 30˝ (762 mm) Scale length
  • 20 Nickel Silver medium frets
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Dot inlays
  • Mahogany neck
  • Laminated Maple top and sides, back made of laminated AAA Flamed Maple
  • Black Rose High Polish
  • Framus Vintage Pickups
  • Passive Framus Vintage electronics
  • Volume/Treble/Bass/Switch for pickup selection
  • Chromeplated metal pickguard
  • Rosewood Bridge with Framus Vintage Tailpiece
  • Standard strap locks
  • Chrome hardware colour
  • Weight: 2.9 kg
  • Warwick Red Label 4-string: 045˝ – 105˝

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