Originally Posted by RickC
Could be as early as '69 (mine is). I think 69-71 is the range for slotted headstocks.
btw, I highly recommend the replacement bridge that Hipshot makes for these.
This ^. Also, if it has USA printed under the S/N, then it's the later (71) likely.
Any pics? I have both EB3L versions... '69-71, and the '72+. I can't decide which I like better. Two similar basses, but certainly different vibes when playing them.