Value of my P-bass?

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  1. ConnManX

    ConnManX Supporting Member

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    Hey guys, I received a hand-me-down P-bass a few years ago, and I am thinking about selling it (the sound just doesn't fit the type of music I play, plus I prefer 5-strings.) I can't tell whether it was made in Japan or America, but given it's an "E-series" (E322XXX), I figured it's one of those two places. Anyhow, just trying to get some idea on the market price...here's a quick pic...I'll take more detailed picks once I've decided to sell it for sure. No nicks or scratches on the body or neck.

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  2. joedownunder

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    japan most likely. 400-500$ just depends, im no expert
     
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    thats a pretty nifty link
     
  8. MisterFabulous

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    Looking at the bridge in the picture, it's US. It does not say where it's made anywhere on the bass?
     
  9. ConnManX

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    Aha, it says "Made in USA" in tiny letters on the headstock. :bag:

    I had to put on my glasses to notice that.

    Thanks for the link. This is what I got:

    Your guitar was made at the
    Fullerton Plant (Fender - CBS Era), USA
    in the Year(s): 1982 - 1985
     
  10. Dark Horse

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    Look up "Precision Elite"

    your bass is early 80's, probably 83-ish
     
  11. JimB52

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    That is a US made Precision Elite I. Ballpark, with case, $900 -$1200.
     
  12. smcd

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    I'd price that bass between $650 - $850. Elite I's rarely sell for over $900.
     
  13. ConnManX

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    Thanks, y'all. I do still have the original Fender case as well.
     

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