I bought this new in late 2013. Not sure of the year of manufacture. Played at home for a couple of hours only. Other than a couple of very tiny pick marks on the upper edge of the front pickup - no other flaws. No scratches, no dents. Plastic is still on the control panel on the back of the bass. Includes original case (flawless), case candy, Billy's signature on a certificate of authenticity, and lock keys. SOLD!