What do you want to do with it? Is this gonna be an at home jammer or a gigger? If its gonna be an at home type bass I wouldn't be afraid of going vintage. But at that price you may only crack into a 70s vintage.
Squier Bronco (15k Lil Killer pickup, LaBella white tapes)
Fender Jazz (MIM/MIA parts, CS 60's pickups, GHS flats)