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Is this for real? 75 NOS P Bass

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bluehevy75, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. bluehevy75


    Dec 1, 2007
    Chicago, IL
  2. I want picks of the base of the neck & the neck pocket...
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  4. GreaserMatt


    Sep 4, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    Danger, Will Rodgers! Danger! LOL
  5. MrDOS

    MrDOS Gold Supporting Member

    Jan 4, 2006
    Colorado Springs, CO
    I think the biggest flag for me is the price -- it's just too low.
  6. funnyfingers


    Nov 27, 2005
  7. hennessybass


    Oct 11, 2008
    Austin, TX
    found this bass listed on another site for sale... says the SN is 635549. I think that would put it at 1976?
  8. KramerBassFan


    Jan 3, 2009
    If it's too good to be true, it usually isn't. :)
  9. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    The tone pot has a 137-77 stamp. So 1977.
  10. Pet Sounds

    Pet Sounds

    Mar 8, 2009
    funnyfingers, if you check completed sales on eBay, you'll find that the value alleged in the post you linked to is considerably lower than the sales prices of clean '75 Ps at the moment.
  11. mystic38


    Dec 4, 2012
    Mystic CT
    Will Robertson!...

    but luckily i got it :D

  12. It's Robinson, you nitwits.:p

    Nice bass!
  13. Does this kind of look like a Chicago Music Exchange pic?
  14. funnyfingers


    Nov 27, 2005
    He wants cash only though...

    Also regarding the serial numbers, Fender says there is overlap in years because of the modular construction.

    I just don't think it is out of the question.

    If you saw it in person what could you do to be completely sure. As the pots have that marker as someone says, a lot of stuff matches up...
  15. pgullo64

    pgullo64 Supporting Member

    Jul 23, 2010
    New York, NY
    It should weigh about 2 tons. Lol.
  16. peledog

    peledog Supporting Member

    Jul 9, 2010
    San Diego, CA
  17. Clearwave

    Clearwave Supporting Member

    Sep 29, 2011
    Decatur, Alabama
    Not a bad price but its to clean. How much does it cost to have someone "relic" a bass.

  18. Uh....Robinson.....
  19. If that pot is really dated 77, there's no way in $%* it could be a clean, 100% original 75! The pots weren't even MADE yet, much less have been sitting around @ Fender long enough to be from the "bottom of the box!"
  20. funnyfingers


    Nov 27, 2005

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