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    KISS - Gene Simmons Signed & Stage Played Custom AXE Bass Guitar (Serial #19090069, 2019). Used by the Demon himself live on stage in 2019 during KISS' monumental End of the Road World Tour, this custom AXE bass shows minor play wear - primarily scratching to the pickguard and the area of the body below, where the God of Thunder aggressively summoned the low end into Rock N' Roll battle. On the bottom front, Simmons has inscribed "Rock & Roll All Nite & Party Every Day / You Drive Us Wild / We'll Drive You Crazy / This is a stage played bass / Gene Simmons / KISS" in black felt pen.

    Beautifully crafted in Gene's sinister signature axe motif, the bass is decked-out with a high-gloss finish, EMG pickups, and chrome tuners. Attached to the body are two adhesive strips covered in two different styles of picks. Includes an incredible custom Gene Simmons AXE hard case, adorned with Simmons' menacing visage surrounded by flames, and signed by the Hard Rock icon in white paint pen.

    The ghoulish goodies keep piling up, however, as also included with the bass are three signed photos of Gene in full get-up wielding the AXE on stage (one measuring 8.5" x 11" and signed in white paint, and two at 11" x 17", one in red paint pen and the other in white), a paper COA signed by Simmons in black felt pen, a gold LP COA also signed by the Demon in black felt, a color photo showing an out-of-costume Gene holding the bass, a white towel featuring Simmons' facsimile signature, a 3.5" x 2" "Official Gene Simmons Bass Owner" placard, and various picks. Case measures approximately 50" x 18" x 4.5". Bass in Very Fine condition, with minor pick scratching throughout, black duct tape affixed to the back of the body, and a small area of chipping to the finish where one of the strap hooks was screwed in. A tremendous piece of KISStory! COAs from Gene Simmons and Heritage Auctions.




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