Vintage V42 ReIssued Bass Guitar ~ 3 Tone Sunburst



The Vintage® ReIssued™ Series V42 bass is themed on the company’s popular workhorse double cutaway V4 chassis, famed by the music industry for its ability to adapt to any music genre.

Now, featuring an addition Wilkinson WOJB single coil pickup at the bridge along with the classic split-coil design of the original WOPB, the sonic versatility of the V42 is immense, from tight, piano-like tones, with extended clarity and the ability to effortlessly deliver deep, powerful sub frequencies.

Pin-point accurate intonation and stable tuning are assured with the addition of Wilkinson WJBL175 open-geared tuners, a precision cut Graphtech nut and a fully adjustable Wilkinson WBBC compensated bridge.

With a USA Alder body, hard rock maple neck and 20 fret fingerboard, the Vintage ReIssued Series V42 bass guitar, looks stunning finished in Vintage White with a 3ply tortoise shell scratchplate.

V42 Specifications.

USA Alder body provides resonance, tone and ‘correct weight’ comfort.

Wilkinson WBBC, compensated, four brass saddle bridge for improved intonation all over the fretboard.

1 x Wilkinson WOJB single coil, 1 x WOPB, deliver immense, from tight, piano-like tones, with extended clarity and the ability to effortlessly deliver deep, powerful sub frequencies.

Independent master Volume and two Tone controls.

Machine heads:
Wilkinson WJBL175 machine heads provide simple, effective action for maximum tuning stability.

Maple bolt-on with classic Vintage ‘soft C’ profile for instant comfort, speed, accuracy and great feel.

Scale Length:
34" / 864mm.

20 Medium Jumbo profile frets add to comfort, accuracy and overall positive feel of the Vintage V42.

Neck Inlays:

GraphTech friction free to aid tuning and playability.

Classic Vintage headstock design for balance and visual appeal.

The V42™ is an original Vintage® ReIssued Series bass designed in the UK by the Vintage design team.

About Vintage

Guitars for the Working Musician

Since 1993 Vintage® has enjoyed an excellent reputation around the world for creating guitars which use a blend of classic timber selection, premium branded components from some of the biggest names in pickups and hardware, and an approach to design which lets Vintage® instruments perform way beyond expectation.

Our philosophy of understanding, caring and ensuring that Vintage® can be equally at home in the bedroom, a garage band, with a local hero or used in anger on any one or the World’s most famous stages has seen legions of loyal fans who rely on Vintage to perform for them, day after day, gig after gig, session after session.

Our relationships with famous designers, and a skilful in-house design team means we never stand still, continually innovate, and focus on bringing the best bang for the buck guitars to players of all stripes, busting myths and debunking the black magic to produce outstanding value and outstanding guitars.

Vintage® Guitars Website

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