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Alembic serie 1 from 1978 (SOLD)

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#1 lafrite

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 06:01 PM

For sale my beloved Alembic serie 1 bass from 1978. The “Stradivarius” of bass guitar :)
The deepest and most subtle bass sound(s) I have ever heared.
This one is a particular good one, perfectly set up with a very low action for a very fast playing.
Normal signs of ware for a 34 years old instrument with a very nice patina, I particulary like the beautifull wood color.
Medium scale, which is Mark King’s favorite configuration as long scale is unconfortable to play in a stand up position for most of people.

It's the real Alembic without any comparaison with a signature model which I don't like.

I need £2900 very best price.

I live in Paris but I come very often in London.

Here is my cell in case : +33 6 63113651

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Edited by lafrite, 29 December 2012 - 11:35 PM.


#2 TheGreek

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 06:34 PM

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Posted 26 December 2012 - 07:10 PM

I can happily vouch for this gent, having previously done business together on a fretless Wal. Lafrite (aka Jean-Baptiste) is a decent guy who has a good eye for a classy bass
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#4 lafrite

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 07:50 AM

Thank you very much Clarky that's very kind.
We both made the same mistake of selling it, what a great freltess, I miss it very much...

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 04:42 PM

Excellent price for a fantastic bass !
Good luck with the sale ! ;)

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Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:53 PM

Beautiful.......koa facings?

I'm lucky enough to own a '76 series 1 (long scale, birds-eye maple top) - and there is just nothing that comes close to them

Bump for a lovely vintage 'bic
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Posted 27 December 2012 - 09:00 PM

someone should chip in and buy me this beauty, what a great example of a classic alembic

best of luck with the sale sir, see you soon
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#8 lafrite

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 12:26 PM

Thanks Marcus ;)

I have to come in London in January so if someone in UK is interested in purchassing my Alembic you can get a free London delivery!

#9 lafrite

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 11:34 PM

Sold :)
(to a french bassist)





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