bought this because I am a big fan of Jack Bruce. Here`s an interesting
story about this bass...
I had been looking for a Gibson EB-3 starting about 1980. Finally in 1987,
I found one, reasonably priced at $300, sans case. I excitedly paid for
the instrument, then a few days later, the transmission on my 1987 Cadillac
Eldorado went and I was faced with a $1,500 repair bill. I was broke,
so I was forced to return the bass. Fortunately, Mandolin Bros
owner Stan Jay is a great guy, and he took the bass back, no questions
asked, and refunded my money. 8 months later, I was back on my feet financially.
I took a ride down to Mandolin Bros, and was excited to find the bass
still for sale. The price was now $50 higher, but I gladly paid. EB-3
Basses are very hard to find. The people that bought them in the 60`s
seem to hold on to them. The bass features a varitone, which yields four