Posted by Chris Clayton on 20th Jan 2015
This traditional Rickenbacker bass style with dot inlays and no binding was prized by Paul McCartney and Chris Squire when they got their first 4001S models in 1964. Players cherish its traditional look and rounded edges that many claim make it more comfortable than the 4003. The updated 4003S version comes with the improved dual truss rod system. Of course, the famous solid bass tones, ringing sustain and treble punch we’re known for make it a dream. It’s no wonder we’ve received a steady demand of requests to bring this back. This design was once exclusive to the British distributor Rose Morris in the six-ties. Iconic curves of maple form the body with a traditional Rosewood fingerboard. Dot inlays and no binding make this stand out from the standard 4003.
From the Rickenbacker Website:Pete Townsend asked us to reprise and update his beloved Model 1993 guitar and we were only too happy to oblige. The result is the 1993Plus, enhanced with a 1/8 inch (3.1 mm) wider neck, Caribbean rosewood fingerboard and more stable two-piece neck design fitted with a round heel for comfort.This classic [...]
Original artist rendering of George Harrison's 1963 Rickenbacker 360/12 in Abbey Rd Studio #2 during the "Beatles For Sale" sessions of 30 September 1964.Printed on 100 lb. Paper, Gloss AQ Coated. Ships in sturdy tube.Available Framed 11 x 14, and Matted 16 x 20.http://www.pickofthericks.com/georges-1963-360-12-fireglo-in-abbey-road-studios/http://www.pickofthericks.com/georges-1963-360-12-...
Rickenbacker has always been careful not to change much in the formulas that make our guitars and basses iconic in sound and design. For this, we rarely bring anything new to market. However, this year we just couldn’t resist introducing the W Series of walnut made designs of our traditional 330, 360 and 4003 models. [...]
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