Fender Custom Shop 1959 Journeyman Relic P-Bass, 3-Colour Sunburst

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Product Ref: 60062

  • Custom Shop 1959 Journeyman P-Bass Handmade in the USA
  • Highly Resonant and Lightweight Alder Body
  • Custom Shop '59 Precision Bass Pickup
  • Faded Three-Colour Finish with Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Quarter Sawn Maple Neck with a '60s Oval ''C'' Profile

Fender Custom Shop 1959 Journeyman Relic P-Bass, 3-Colour Sunburst


The Fender Custom Shop 1959 Journeyman Relic is the perfect example of a handmade Custom Shop Precision Bass guitar. The quartersawn Maple neck with Rosewood fingerboard has a '60s oval ''C'' profile that provides a comfortable and smooth playing experience. The 1959 Journeyman Relic features a single Custom Shop '59 P-Bass single-coil pickup which combines with the resonant Alder body to produce the authentic, formidable and incredibly versatile Precision Bass tonality.

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Time Machine Series by Fender

The Time Machine series is Fender's own shrine to the heritage and legacy of the pioneers who made the company what it is today. The Fender Custom Shop has reached new heights of craftsmanship with its acclaimed Time Machine series, artfully crafting meticulous replicas using the same techniques and tooling used to create the originals all those years ago.

For 2015, the Custom Shop proudly introduced an expanded selection of premium ''relic'' finishes that have been designed to replicate the worn-in vibe of a genuine vintage instrument. The Relic finish delivers authentic worn-in wear of a guitar that has experienced many years of regular use. Each one is specially devised to capture the authenticity of original-era Fender, with unparalleled breathability and resonance.

Premium Features of the Fender Custom Shop 1959 Journeyman Relic P-Bass

This Custom Shop 1959 Journeyman Relic P-Bass is equipped with a Custom Shop '59 single-coil pickup with a chrome cover, positioned in just the right spot to produce the authentic and formidable Precision Bass tone. Other premium features include a gold anodized aluminium pickguard, authentic reproduction 2-saddle bridge with chrome cover, American Vintage tuners and a highly worn Heavy Relic treatment on the back of the carefully sculpted Maple neck. This 1959 Journeyman Relic is complete with a faded three-colour sunburst finish and nitrocellulose lacquer, helping to impart the appearance of years of aging and use without the need for actual wear and tear. Also included is a brown textured vinyl hardshell case with gold interior.

Unrivaled Quality and Craftsmanship

Since 1987, the skilled craftsmen in Fender's Corona, California ''dream factory'' have been producing guitars that are known worldwide for their artistry and unrivaled quality. Ranging from the fine to the fantastic, whether it's building a new custom instrument from the ground up or modifying an existing one, their best is the best. These wonderful instruments have been crafted for and with the input of the world's finest guitarists such as Clapton, Springsteen, Cray, Gilmour, Townshend, Wilko Johnson and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to name just a few.

The History of the Precision Bass

Debuted in late 1951, the Precision Bass guitar was not only Fender's first bass guitar, it was the world's first bass guitar and a new kind of instrument. The Precision Bass (Often shortened to P-Bass), has spent well over half a century at the very heart of music of all kinds everywhere, with its two-horned solid body and fretted neck, the Precision Bass profoundly revolutionised music. Reigning ever since as a must-have instrument, this elegantly simple and enormously powerful instrument is the worldwide standard for bass tonality, performance, reliability and overall excellent.


  • Model Name: 1959 Journeyman Relic® Precision Bass® Rosewood Fingerboard, Faded 3-Colour Sunburst
  • Model Number: 1512300865
  • Series: Time Machine
  • Colour: Faded 3-Colour Sunburst

Body & Bridge

  • Body Material: Alder
  • Body Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Body Shape: Precision Bass®
  • Bridge: 2-Saddle Vintage-Style Precision Bass

Neck & Fingerboard

  • Neck Material: Quartersawn Maple
  • Neck Finish: Nitrocellulose Lacquer
  • Neck Shape: '60s Oval ''C''
  • Scale Length: 34'' (864mm)
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Fingerboard Radius: 7.25'' (184.1mm)
  • Number of Frets: 20
  • Fret Size: Vintage-Style
  • String Nut: Micarta
  • Nut Width: 1.75'' (44.45mm)
  • Position Inlays: Black Dots

Hardware & Electronics

  • Bridge Pickup: Custom Shop '59 Precision Bass
  • Controls:
    • Master Volume
    • Master Tone
  • Pickup Configuration: S
  • Hardware Finish: Nickel/Chrome
  • Tuning Machines: American Vintage
  • Pickguard: Gold Anodized Aluminium
  • Strings: NPS, Gauges .045 - 0.105

Included Accessories

  • Cable
  • Strap
  • Case
  • CruzTools® Tool Kit
  • Certificate of Authenticity