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'51 Fender

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by BassDodger, Jan 17, 2003.

  1. BassDodger

    BassDodger Guest

    Jul 14, 2002
    Ok, folks...has anyone here have a '51 Fender or can post some links for pictures of one? I'm just curious about the Father of them all and would like to research the first electric bass made....

    Thanks in Advance
  2. BassDodger

    BassDodger Guest

    Jul 14, 2002
    I was just wondering if there were any still around and if I did happen upon one (I believe I would have a better chance winning the lottery), what numbers or other nuanses would distinguish it as the real thing?
  3. Hmm, I'm not sure about the numbers, but normally you can tell - from look on the paint, the anadnoized scratchplate...

    Try a search, and I'm sure there maybe a serial number 'tracker' (tells what date a number is from) on the fender -