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Alembic Persuader


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Merillon Guitars Item # MG01042

Make: Alembic

Model: Persuader

Style: 4 String Electric Solid Body Bass

Year: 1986

Scale: 32”

Frets: 24

Condition: Excellent

Case: OHSC

Description: The ‘affordable’ Alembic when first released in 1983, the Persuaders were the California builder’s first foray into bringing their high end instruments to, if not the masses, than at least the bass playing community with enough scratch to buy a proper instrument. Retaining the elegant lines and super high build quality of their custom builds but in a clean, simple package with an eye towards ease of manufacture, the Persuaders stayed in the line until 1991. She sports a three piece laminated Maple neck, Mahogany body with a Koa top and an Ebony fret board. The neck-through construction and brass fittings are typical of the Alembic line and this example has a ‘P/J’ pickup configuration with the single coil at the bridge and the split pick-up at the neck position. She is very clean showing minimal play-wear and retains her brass headstock logo. She is a lovely bass with a tone both thunderous and cutting that you, yes you, could actually buy back in the day. She will ship in her original Excelsior case.

Price: SOLD