This is a used 1969 Matón Bindara Baby Bass – one of only 70-80 in the world. Made in Australia. Similar to the Earthwood acoustic basses made by George Fullerton in 1972.
VIDEO OF BINDARA BASS IN ACTION: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3J3xwc1RLI
FEATURES: Spruce Top; Mahogany Back and Sides; 12 Frets; 30.25″ Scale Length.
BODY: Color: Natural; 18 1/4″ width body x 8 1/4″ depth body. Thumb rest on the top, along with a single pickup.
TOP MATERIAL: Spruce
BODY MATERIAL: Mahogany
BODY DEPTH: 8.125″
NECK: Number of Frets: 12
Number or Strings: 4
SCALE LENGTH: 30.25″
ELECTRONICS: Pickup: This has a non-original Teisco-style gold-leaf pickup installed to replace the original Piezo. Professionally installed (see photo) in the 70s. Volume knob and input jack.
HARDWARE Finish: Nickel
CASE: Original MATON hard shell case (see photo), which is rare!
CONDITION: No top cracks, which is unusual for vintage acoustic basses of this size! There are surface scratches on the reverse (see photo) but the rest has no notable scratches, dents or other imperfections. Overall, very good condition.
Will ship Worldwide. Buyer pays shipping.