There was a guy here in Seattle on craigslist selling a swirl painted fender p bass a while back; if I see it again I'll post a link; he had all kinds of stuff... I think he said it was original? Did they (Fender) ever do any paint jobs like that???
'91 Fender MIJ P bass (white), Kramer Striker 700st
'87 GK 400RB, 2 15" Marshall JCM800 cabs, Kustom B100, Fender Bassman member # 75