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typeoriginyearneckconstructionheadstockzero frettrussrod

Japanlate 60'sbolt onviolinspecialyesyes
 notes: Trading brand from Tandy-RadioShack. Most likely made by Matsumoku, headstock like some Firstman guitars, body like this Firstman bass model.




Funny fact:
The original picture from the '69 Radio Shack catalog doesn't show the Realistic bass but the similar Matsumoku model that was already in production for Univox (and Greco) with different headstock and tailpiece, probably because the Realistic model was not yet available  when the catalog was going to press.

Advert on the right from the Radio Shack clearance at the end of 1969