Epiphone Goth Thunderbird-IV Bass Guitar. This is the highest rated bass under $300 with a street price of $299.99. For a detailed guide to cheap bass guitars see https://www.gearank.com/guides/cheap-bass-guitars
Epiphone Viola 4-String Bass Guitar. It has a Maple body and set Neck along with a Rosewood fingerboard. The neck pickup is a NYR Mini Humbucker and it has a NYT Mini Humbucker for the bridge pickup. For a detailed guide to The Best Cheap Bass Guitars see https://www.gearank.com/guides/cheap-bass-guitars
Ibanez GSRM20 Mikro Bass Short Scale. This is one of the highest rated bass guitars you can get for less than $200. It's perfect for beginners and young players. Street Price: $180. For a guide to cheap bass guitars see https://www.gearank.com/guides/cheap-bass-guitars
Epiphone EB-0 Bass Guitar. It has a mahogany body and neck with a rosewood fingerboard. The neck is Epiphone's SlimTaper with a “D” profile which is easy for beginners to play. For a Detailed Guide to The Best Cheap Bass Guitars see https://www.gearank.com/guides/cheap-bass-guitars
Triple-neck Wal bass designed by Rick Wakeman for Chris Squire. The bottom neck is fretless, the middle neck is a regular bass, and the top neck is a six-string Telecaster-style guitar that Squire refitted as a 3 double-string octave bass (tuned AA-DD-GG; http://blog.hardrock.com/?tag=/squire+cheap+trick#). It's on display at Hard Rock Cafe Bucharest.
Fender Squier Affinity Series Jazz Bass. It comes with 2 Single-Coil Jazz Bass pickups and has a street price of only $200. For a detailed guide to cheap bass guitars see https://www.gearank.com/guides/cheap-bass-guitars
Brian May Bass ~ Unlike the obvious Strat/Precision or SG/EB-3 pairing the Brian May Bass seems a somewhat curious design choice. A short (31.5) scale length means is it visually well proportioned, with a Set Neck Construction, Cherry Red fully bound mahogany body, mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard. It has 20 Frets, Hipshot Tuners and the bridge is a high-mass raised-tail design.