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Fender Precision bass timeline


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Fender Precision Chronology 1950s | 1960s | 1970s

1960 14 custom colours now available
Price: $229.50 (custom colours $240.97)
Fender custom colours 1961

1961 The red in the three tone sunburst is now 'redder'
Price: $229.50 (custom colours $240.97)

1962 Rosewood fingerboard.
Price: $229.50 (custom colours $240.97)

1963 shell pink withdrawn as a colour option
Price: $229.50 (custom colours $240.97)

1964 Sherwood green metallic replaced by teal green
*Silver Fender decal thicker than previous "spaghetti" logo.
*Pearl fingerboard dots replace "clay" dots.
*Tortoise plastic three layer pickguard replaces celluloid.
Price: $229.50 (custom colours $240.97)

1965 The yellow in the three tone sunburst is now 'yellower'
silver 'undercoat' on candy apple red instruments is now gold
Price: $223 (custom colours $234)

1966 Fender catalogue

1966 Some custom colours are replaced, others are simply renamed
Price: $223 (custom colours $234)
Fender custom colours 1966

1967 Price: $234.50 (custom colours $246)

Fender Precsion bass featured in the 1968 -Fender on the go- catalogue 1968 See the 1968 'Fender on the go' catalogue
*Black Fender decal.
*"F" style tuning gears replaces backward-tuning "no-name" Kluson gears.
*Polyester thick finish replaces nitrocellulose lacquer.
Price: $239.50 (blond and custom colours $251.50)

Fender Precsion bass featured in the 1969 -Fender lovin care- catalogue1969 Fiesta red dropped. New parts list published

Price: $279.50 for sunburst, and $293.50 for blond and custom colours

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