Greetings and welcome to our fine collection of vintage bass guitars! Here at Empire we specialize in high quality vintage and used instruments in every price range. From high dollar vintage collectibles to American built professional gigging instruments to quality starter and mid priced guitars, we have it all! Vintage Fender Bass Guitars,  Gibson, Guild, Hofner, Ampeg, Rickenbacker and so much more. We are always adding new guitars to our inventory so check back frequently!

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      1966 Fender Jazz Bass with Original Case & Covers

      This is a classic and highly sought after '66 Jazz Bass in incredible shape for its age. It has a 34" scale neck with a round D profile for fast and fancy playing in any position. Even includes the original chrome pickup covers and bridge covers. An excellent example of one of Fender's finest 4-string creations!

      $8,999.99

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      1968 Fender Coronado Bass II

      Built as an upgrade to the Coronado I, the Coronado II Bass added binding to the F-holes, block inlays, and a second pickup at the bridge position. The Coronado II Bass used a Maple body and neck and a Rosewood fingerboard. This vintage Fender sounds great, plays great & has a lot of old school mojo.

      $1,700.00

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      1968/1969 Gibson EB-2

      The EB-2 is a classic bass with a distinct sound that will win you the admiration (or more likely envy) of your fellow four-stringers!

      $2,699.99

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      1973 Fender Jazz Bass

      The Fender Jazz Bass was introduced in 1960 as a higher-end alternative to the Precision Bass with closer string spacing, a thinner neck profile at the nut, and two punchy single-coil pickups. The Jazz Bass evolved in a number of subtle ways throughout the 60s with major changes coming during the CBS Fender buyout of 1965. This bass is solid black with a black pick guard. This Jazz Bass has a maple neck with black block inlays.

      $2,299.99

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      1979 Music Man Sabre

      This particular vintage Music Man Sabre is finished in a beautiful natural gloss and it plays and sounds wonderful! This bass comes with a non-original hard shell case

      $2,499.99

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      1980 Fender Jazz Bass

      The Fender Jazz Bass was introduced in 1960 as a higher-end alternative to the Precision Bass with closer string spacing, a thinner neck profile at the nut, and two punchy single-coil pickups. This particular Jazz bass has a beautiful natural finish and a black pickguard with Chrome hardware. This instrument has a fully bound rosewood neck and it also has the original bridge cover & the second chrome pickup cover.

      $2,599.99