Univox U-1835 Hollowbody 1969. Covered in a paper collage for an advertising job. Underneath, the guitar itself was in pretty mint condition. The paper collage was peeling and yellowed so definitely not an attractive finish. This type of bass was the first I ever owned back in 1978.

Univox U-1835 Hollowbody 1969. Covered in a paper collage for an advertising job. Underneath, the guitar itself was in pretty mint condition. The paper collage was peeling and yellowed so definitely not an attractive finish. This type of bass was the first I ever owned back in 1978.

Univox U-1835 Hollowbody 1969. Fitted with Gretsch pickups. My first ever bass in 1978!

Univox Hollowbody Fitted with Gretsch pickups. My first ever bass in

Univox U-1835 Hollowbody 1969.

Univox U-1835 Hollowbody 1969.

Univox U-1835 Hollowbody 1969.

Univox U-1835 Hollowbody 1969.

Ebonizing a rosewood fretboard using Fiebings oil dye. Some rosewood is quite 'orange' and doesn't always look good. Ebonizing is an easy way to give a quality look to a fretboard.

Ebonizing a rosewood fretboard using Fiebings oil dye. Be sure to paint PVA on the dot markers to keep them from dulling. This can be rubbed off afterwards!

Univox electrics being added

Univox electrics being added

Headstock and Univox metal logo

Headstock and Univox metal logo

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