MUSICMANBASS.GLOBAL
MUSICMANBASS.GLOBAL 

Formerly MUSICMANBASS.ORG

 

BASS COLLECTIONS

Nicola (Italy).

INDEX.

1). 1981 Sabre. Fretted Rosewood.

2). 1976 Sting Ray. First Inca Silver.

3). 1979 Sting Ray with Flammed Maple.

4). 1976 Stingt Ray with "Radio" Knobs.
5). 1977 Sting Ray with rare FRETLESS Maple.

6). 1979 Sting Ray with Fretlass Rosewood.

7). 1980 Sting Ray with Frelless Ebony.

8). 1979 Sabre with Fretless Rosewood.

9). 1979 Sabre with Fretless Ebony. 

10). 1982 Sting Ray4 Bolt Neck & Strings Through Body.

11). 1983 Cutlass 1 (Sting Ray with Graphite Neck).

12). 1982 Cutlass 11 (Sabre with Graphite Neck).

13). Cutlass 1 Fretless with Early "Cutlass" Logo.

14) 1982 Sting Ray "XV" Japan.

15) 1983 Sting Ray. Sunburst.

1). 1981 Sabre. Natural. Fretted Rosewood.

Above 6 pics: 1981 Sabre. Note the Walnut plug (rear of headstock beneath E tuner)
which is a characteristic of early 1981 to early 1982 necks.

 

2). 1976 Sting Ray. The first Inca Silver.

The first "Inca Silver" made. Documented and dated 1976.

 

3). 1979 Sting Ray. Inca Silver with Flamed Maple Neck.

1979 Stin Ray. Inca Silver with Flamed Maple neck.
 

4). 1976 Sting Ray. Sunburst. Radio Knobs.

1976 - 1977 with "Radio" knobs.

 

5). 1977 Sting Ray. White. Rare FRETLESS MAPLE.

Rare Fretless Maple dated 1977.

 

6). 1979 Sting Ray. Walnut. Fretless Rosewood.

Sting Ray. Fretless Rosewood dated 1979. "Walnut" finish.

 

7). 1980 Sting Ray. Black. Fretless Ebony.

1980 Sting Ray. Black. Fretless Ebony.
 

8). 1979 Sabre. Sunburst. Fretless Rosewood.

Sabre. Fretless Rosewood dated 1979. Sunburst finish.
 

9). 1979 Sabre. White. Fretless Ebony.

Fretless Ebony Sabre dated 1979.

 

10). 1982 Sting Ray. Natural. Combo of 4 bolt Neck &
Strings-Through-Body Bridge.

Above 2 pics: A four bolt neck with strings-through-body bridge. Circa 1982.

 

11). 1983 Cutlass 1. Black. (Sting Ray With Graphite Neck).

1983 Cutlass 1 (Sting Ray with a graphite neck).

 

12). 1983 Cutlass 11. Black. (Sabre With Graphite Neck).

1983 Cutlass 11 (Sabre with a graphite neck).

 

13). 1983 Cutlass (Earlier Logo).
Black. (Sting Ray With Graphite Neck). FRETLESS.

Above 5 pics: Rare 1983 Fretless "Cutlass". Also with  rarer first version headstock logo 
("Cutlass" and not "Cutlass 1") and related rear decal ("Manufactured by Modulus"
rather than "Manufactured by Music Man under license by Modulus").

 

14). 1982 Sting Ray.  Japanese "XV". 
Assembled in Japan with USA Parts.

Above 6 pics: A 1982 Pre-EB Japanese "XV" Sting Ray. Assembled in Japan with
Music Man parts. The same B0xxxxx serials are used. Note the absence
of "Sting Ray Bass" after "Music Man"
on the headstock logo.

 

15). 1983 Sting Ray. Sunburst.