This 2021 Rickenbacker 4005XC 90th Anniversary bass guitar is a testament to the quality and heritage of modern Rickenbacker instruments. Reissued in magnificent fashion, the Rickenbacker 4005XC 90th Anniversary Limited Edition Bass is an incredible instrument. With a style that is distinct from any other Rickenbacker bass, the 4005 strikes a balance between the iconic Rickenbacker bass tone and the appearance and feel of their classic hollowbody guitars.
Crafted in the USA with the highest quality materials, this 4005 boasts a semi hollow Maple body design more akin to the companies 6 string instruments, along with checkerboard binding. The neck is also made of maple, with a rosewood fingerboard and comfortable low profile neck shape.
This Rickenbacker 4005 is equipped with two vintage voiced 'toaster' single-coil pickups, delivering a particularly punchy sound with plenty of clarity and definition. The pickups are complemented by Rickenbacker's unique stereo output, which allows you to split the signal and send it to two separate amps for even more tonal options.
Other features of this bass guitar include a vintage-style bridge with adjustable saddles, open gear tuners, and the traditional shark fin pearloid fret markers. This guitar is internally and externally original, and includes its original case.
As with all our instruments, this guitar has been given a full service and appraisal by our luthiers at the Vintage Instrument Workshop, and includes a 3 year warranty. This guitar includes its original Rickenbacker case.