Miscellaneous & Generally Weird Stuff
There is a lot of information about 12-string basses that doesn’t fit neatly into a standard category so this will be the place that all the weird stuff will be accumulated. We’ll start with some collectibles.
12-String Bass Collectibles
A handful of 12-string basses have been seen in magazine advertisements over the past 40 years.
Drawings depicting 12-string basses appeared shortly after the creation of the very first Hamer Quad Bass. Now, even kids are including 12’s in their original art.
A small number of music and bassist-oriented magazines include discussions of the 12-string bass, and a few even display a 12 on the front cover.
Post cards, sheet music, baseball and display cards, album covers and record sleeves.
Baseball cards, toys, buttons, and many other items include images of 12-string basses but most are very tough to find.
What is cooler than wearing a t-shirt displaying a 12? And should we start selling 12-string bass t-shirts?