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Warwick Custom Shop Thumb BO 4-String Bass, Flame French Ash

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Warwick Custom Shop Thumb BO 4-String Bass, Flame French Ash


Player's Perspective

Music Store Live is proud to offer up yet another stunningly beautiful creation from Warwick's Custom Shop department. 

From top to bottom and front to back, this is a masterpiece through and through. The beautiful designed burned into the wood provides an added flare to the already stunning top. It's not too flashy, but was clearly done with a lot of care and is a unique addition and splash of pop to the aesthetic. Add to that the incredible flame figuring on the French ash and the flame maple neck and everything has a really nice cohesion and fits together nicely.

But, of course, looking great is only the first part of the equation here. The build quality and overall construction are absolutely to die for. Everything is simply perfect on it. The bass plays like butter and sounds like thunder! The Thumb is one of Warwick's most popular models and definitely is a lot more versatile than the model name might imply. Used by everyone from funkers to metal rockers, the Thumb is going to give you a tight, defined, punchy, and growly bass tone that can also be tamed with the onboard electronics, if needed.

The custom shop department took a classic Warwick model and put a beautiful spin on it. It was exclusively built as a Warwick showpiece bass, which they kept for themselves for a bit, but we immediately scooped it up as soon as it became available to dealers. A beautiful addition to any collector's arsenal, this is an unrivaled, unique, and beautiful take on their classic Thumb design.



  • Model: Warwick Custom Shop Thumb
  • Type: 4-string electric bass
  • Color: Honey Sunburst
  • Body Wood: Flame French Ash


  • Construction: Bolt-On
  • Fretboard: Tigerstripe Ebony
  • Neck: Flame Maple
  • Radius: 20"
  • Frets: 24, Jumbo, Bronze (extra hard)
  • Nut: 1.5" Bronze Just A Nut III
  • Scale: 34"
  • Side Dots: Luminlay (glow-in-the-dark)
  • Headstock: Matches Body, 


  • Pickups: MEC J/J
  • Preamp: Active MEC 2-Band EQ
  • Controls: Volume (push/pull for active/passive), Blend, Bass/Treble (stacked)


  • Bridge: Warwick 2-Piece 19mm String Spacing
  • Tuners: Warwick Standard w/ Wooden Buttons
  • Hardware Finish: Chrome


  • Case: Handmade Genuine Leather Gig Bag
  • Accessories: Warwick User Kit
  • Made In Germany
  • Instrument Weight: 9 lbs
  • Serial #: M16104214

Overall Condition

Music Store Live is proud to be an authorized dealer for Warwick. This Custom Shop Thumb BO is 100% brand new and is being sold with a full manufacturer's warranty. Photos are of the exact bass you'll receive. This is a New Old Stock bass that has been in Warwick's exclusive showcase until we just acquired it. It has been discounted down from the original price of $7,790 to offer you the best possible deal.

Our in-house guitar tech will inspect, test, set up, and clean all of our instruments on site prior to shipping. All of our instruments are guaranteed to be fully functional upon arrival.