identify an early 1968 fender neck

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  1. damos

    damos

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    Hello

    how to identify an early 1968 fender neck ?
    The stamp on the neck is 7 MAR 68 A
    The plate is 248XXX
    The pots numbers are 03/27/67
    Tuning machines are ovale

    Help me to find more details on the neck to be sure please.

    Thanks
  2. damos

    damos

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    Hello again

    I have some pics if it help..

    Thanks
  3. 1SHOT1HIT

    1SHOT1HIT

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    So post them, I'd guess that would be your best bet if you want anyone to give an accurate assessment.
  4. damos

    damos

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    Pics here

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  5. Spinal Tapper

    Spinal Tapper

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    Looks legit to me from the outside. Tuners are correct- they used ovals between 66-67, but I've seen a few 68's with them too.

    Legit. Especially if you claim it has a neck stamp.
  6. damos

    damos

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    thanks

    How i can be sure if the stamp is correct or false ?

    i can post a pic ..

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  7. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

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    The early 68 headstock logo will have the "script" style, meaning it will have the metallic flake font with black border.
    In mid 68 they switched to the "TV" logo which a heavy black font with a faint gold border.

    Your pics look fine, nothing bogus I see. That neck stamp is the correct font.
  8. Immigrant

    Immigrant

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    The pictures made me feel funny. You know.

    :D
  9. damos

    damos

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    Thanks

    This bass play like a dream

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