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Username: eugene

Post Number: 21
Registered: 8-2007
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 - 1:18 am:   Edit Post

Hi everybody.

I found this lefty Alembic on eBay on spring '97.
Even I'm not a six string player, I bought it since it was the only left handed Alembic I've seen around (for an affordable price).

Since it is a six string, it has a different pick up configuration that the four and five string versions.
May I know the reason why?

I'd like to know as much as possible about this bass.
If somebody is into the second hand market, I'd like to know a possible estimation for this bass.
I paid 2000 for it (including hardshell case and shipping from Spain) but I don't know if it was a good price.

The bass, anyway, is in perfect condition.

The only weird thing is that the serial number is on the truss-road metal cover, it's very easy to remove (in case of stealing).

Picture coming soon.

Senior Member
Username: artswork99

Post Number: 564
Registered: 7-2007
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2009 - 6:38 am:   Edit Post

Hi Giancarlo,

Here are several previous threads I found on your serial number until the file at Alembic can be looked up.


Enjoy your bass. Play it Healthy!

Intermediate Member
Username: gtrguy

Post Number: 191
Registered: 9-2004
Posted on Thursday, April 09, 2009 - 10:03 am:   Edit Post

That's a beautiful bass! I was playing mine last night. There should also be a s/n imprinted on the wood just inside the control cavity cover on the lip. I think Alembic just needed to make a wide pickup to fit six strings. Nothing wrong with them.

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