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1954 Fender Precision Bass
Jimmy Page, Home Studio, Plumpton Place, East Sussex, England. ca. May 1973. Page is playing a 1957 Fender Stratocaster. Seen in background is an ARP 2500 and a1957 Gibson ES-5 Switchmaster.
General Specs
Body: Contoured ash body
Finish: Two-color Sunburst
Neck: One-piece 34"-scale neck
Fingerboard: Maple with pearl dot inlays
Frets: 20
Headstock: Two-color Sunburst
Tuners: Backwards-tuning Kluson
Hardware: Chrome
Pickguard: White single layer ABS pickguard
Pickups: Black staggered pole single coil
Controls: Master Volume and Master Tone knobs
Years in use: Unknown
The 1954 Fender Precision Bass was seen in Jimmy Page's home studio in ca. June 1973. It is unknown exactly what tracks this bass guitar was used on however it may have been used in Lucifer Rising and/or Death Wish II: The Original Soundtrack.

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October 31, 1969 - Led Zeppelin II is released in the US
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October 23, 1970 - Led Zeppelin III is released in the US
October xx, 1970 - The press lash out at the band over the Led Zeppelin III acoustic content
October xx, 1971 - Page and Plant venture around Thailand and India after the Japan tour
October 18, 1972 - Zeppelin rehearse at the Rainbow Theater for a UK tour
October xx, 1973 - Each member performs an individual film sequence for their concept film
October 31, 1974 - Swan Song hosts a party for the launch of its UK division
October xx, 1975 - Led Zeppelin decide not to tour and concentrate on recording new material
October 20, 1976 - The Song Remains The Same premieres at New York’s Cinema One
October xx, 1977 - Jimmy starts assembling a Led Zeppelin live album from recordings as far back as 1969
October xx, 1978 - Jones and Bonham record with Paul McCartney at Abbey Road Studios
October xx, 1978 - Rehearsals for In Through The Out Door in London
October xx, 1979 - All nine Led Zeppelin albums enter the Billboards Top 200 -- no other band has ever achieved this
October 10, 1980 - A private funeral is held for John Bonham at Rushock church in Worcestershire
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