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Manufactured by:
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, American, founded 1946  Search this
Owned by:
Jim Vance, American, 1942 - 2017  Search this
Medium:
wood, metal, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 47 1/4 × 13 × 3 1/8 in. (120 × 33 × 8 cm)
Type:
guitars
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976
Description:
An electric bass guitar owned by Jim Vance. The guitar has a black wood body and natural wood neck and head stock. It has brass tuning pegs and a metal bridge. Two switches for pick-ups are also on the lower left side of the front body next to a power cable inlet. Printed in black ink on the head stock opposite the tuning pegs is Fender PRECISION BASS / SERIAL NUMBER 7647846.” The backs of the tuning pegs are each engraved with “Fender.” The neckplate on the back of the guitar is also engraved with the letter “F.”
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of James H. Vance, III
Object number:
2018.107.18.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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EDAN-URL:
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