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Defil bass

This is a "22"-style bass, same as the Baston, but with early 70's Hagstrom copy pickups (two different levels on pu surface, same as on Jola22).

I don't have a model name/or number for this bass, so I call it pre-Baston. It's surely influenced by Musima/.../etc from GDR(or DDR fur Deutschsprechende leute) by the plexi but painted pickguard.


So this is probably a Lotos22, since Baston came only after '76 and every Defil I've seen with those dual-level pu's had the "22" added to the model name. This is clearly a Lotos body, with the "22" pu's and a first attempt to add the sliding pot's (as a test???)

Sliding potentiometers ane typical to many 70's Defils - s.a. Baston, Melodia, Rytm and others.

Closeups:
Tuners - back of the headstock.


Credits:
This guitar comes from
"Lordbizarre's electric guitar and amp museum"
Rock! electric guitar and amplifier repair
Leuven, Belgium, Europe.
www.LordBizarre.com

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