Bass guitar

Historic Seattle-made electric bass sells for $ 23,000

SEATTLE – History is full of things to do and things to do. On eBay last week, this was one of those historic must-sees. It’s called the Audiovox 736 electric bass guitar, and it was made in the basement of Paul Tutmarc’s house in the Roosevelt neighborhood, along with other guitars that Tutmarc electrified. There’s […]

Bass guitar

Historic Seattle-Made Electric Bass Guitar Sold For $23,000

SEATTLE – History is full of things that could and should have. On eBay this week, it was one of those historic must-haves. It’s called the Audiovox 736 Electric Bass Guitar, and it was made in the basement of Paul Tutmarc’s Roosevelt District home, along with other electrified guitars by Tutmarc. There is a photo […]

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FALSE: Einstein plays the electric guitar

Claim: The photograph shows Albert Einstein playing the electric guitar. FALSE Example: [Collected via the Internet, 2013] Did Albert Einstein play the electric guitar or is this image a fake? Origins: We tend to think of Albert Einstein only as a man of science, the towering genius of the 20th century who spent most of […]

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World’s Oldest Electric Bass Guitar Sells On Ebay For $ 23,000

(Image credit: Ultimate-guitar.com via Ebay) An ultra-rare Audiovox 736, the first electric bass guitar ever made, sold on Ebay yesterday for $ 23,850. According to the list, the instrument was one of only three Audiovox 736s ​​in the world. For decades it was believed that Leo Fender invented the electric bass guitar with his iconic […]

Bass guitar

On eBay: the world’s first electric bass guitar, made in Seattle – and forgotten

It’s called the Audiovox 736 electric bass guitar, and it was made in the basement of Paul Tutmarc’s house in the Roosevelt district, along with other guitars that Tutmarc electrified. History is full of possible and necessary things. On eBay right now, the current highest bid at $ 20,000 is one such historic possibility. It’s […]