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Username: s_wood

Post Number: 283
Registered: 5-2002
Posted on Friday, September 12, 2008 - 10:08 am:   Edit Post


I just picked this beautiful Europa up on eBay. Can you tell me where it was originally sold? Do you have a particular name for the finish color? Thanks in advance!!

Username: andbassforall

Post Number: 5
Registered: 9-2008
Posted on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 4:40 am:   Edit Post

When ordering my bass, I seriously thought about that color, but I went for natural wood. That blue is amazing though.
Username: mica

Post Number: 5865
Registered: 6-2000
Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 11:55 am:   Edit Post

Hi Steve,

Here's what I found in the file:

top: Flame Maple
accent: Walnut and Maple pinstripes
body: Mahogany
neck: Maple and Purpleheart
scale: 34" long
fingerboard: Ebony with pearloid ovals
finish: Blue Moonburst
birthday: September 3, 1993
originally made for: Master Musician

I love the Blue Moonburst finish. There's a few variations of it, but I like this style with the faint blue at the center getting dark at the edge.
Username: andbassforall

Post Number: 43
Registered: 9-2008
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 - 12:36 am:   Edit Post

I was very close to getting this color for my bass, but then in my own head found logic that if I was going to get a unlined fretless, I wanted it more natural looking. If I get another Alembic, it's for sure going to be that color. Amazing

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