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1982 BC Rich Mockingbird Bass! SOLD!

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What a cool bass! During the 70s and 80s, Bernie Rico was at the top of his game. Handcrafting some of the finest rock guitars of the era, these early BC Rich instruments are very popular among collectors. This Mockingbird bass is a great example of the breed. Made in the USA to the highest standards of quality. The pot codes read 1981 and the serial number shows 86 with a low 3 digit sequence number. As BC Rich fans know, dating these things is not an exact science. 1982 is my educated guess on the year of manufacture. This Mockingbird has all of the coolest features. The body looks to be Koa with a neck through section of Koa or mahogany with maple stringers. Dual Dimarzio P pickups are hooked to a variety of switches for a variety of tones. Grover tuners and an adjustable bridge keep it rock solid. The finish is a gorgeous transparent natural and is set off by a gold bridge and chrome tuners. An incredible bass!

This BC Rich plays and sounds great. We just sent it through the shop for a pro refret. It came out great with nice feel and action. I took these pics before the refret. The pickups sound great. The electronics work have a little bit of scratchiness when flipping switches but work fine. A very nice instrument. Condition wise, this is a nice example. It shows moderate pick, clearcoat and belt wear as well as some dents and dings. Normal hardware corrosion. It's been taken care of and shows normal signs of use. Good looking bass. Comes in original hardshell case that shows some normal wear and has a band logo painted on it.

This is the ultimate hard rock and metal bass. Very Derek Smalls! Big Bottom! Very collectible as well and a great example of top notch craftsmanship. Original BC Rich instruments are very popular among collectors. Here's your chance to grab a great example of the breed.

SOLD!

 
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