Fender Releases Gold Foil Jazz Bass

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Fender has unveiled the Gold Foil Collection, which was inspired by the garage rock bands of the sixties and the instruments they played. The three-piece set includes one bass called the Gold Foil Jazz Bass.

Available in Sonic Blue or 2-Color Sunburst, the bass is crafted with an alder body and a maple neck that sports a mid ‘-60s C-shape profile. Its bound ebony fingerboard holds 20 medium jumbo frets.

The bass’s pickup is its namesake: a Gold Foil single-coil. Fender says it delivers a full, punchy tone. Other features include a matching headstock and lollipop tuners.

While Fender hasn’t made a demo, Empire Music got their hands on one and created a detailed video outlining the bass:

The Fender Gold Foil Jazz Bass carries a street price of $1,299.99.

Fender Gold Foil Jazz Bass Specs:

Neck Binding:1-Ply White
Neck Shape:’60s “C”
Frets:20 Medium Jumbo
Inlays:White Pearloid Dot
Fingerboard Radius:9.5″
Nut Width:1.5″
Pickup:Gold Foil Single-Coil
Tuners:Vintage-Style “Lollipop”
Bridge:4-Saddle Vintage-Style with Threaded Steel Saddles
Pickguard:4-Ply Tortoiseshell
Control Knobs:Aged White “Witch Hat”
Colors:Sonic Blue, 2-Color Sunburst

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  1. Andreas

    Love everything but the tuner heads.