Does anyone know how many of these Hayman model 5050's were made?

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  1. JamesHardiman

    JamesHardiman

    Nov 17, 2020
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  2. JamesHardiman

    JamesHardiman

    Nov 17, 2020
    Amazingly after much research, I discovered that the serial numbers indicate that the one on the right was made one day before the one on the left and s. Numbers are sequential.
     
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  3. godofthunder59

    godofthunder59 Life is short, buy the bass. Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2006
    Rochester NY USA
    Endorsing Cataldo Basses, Whirlwind products, Thunderbucker pickups
    I have never seen Haymans with F holes, very cool!
     
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  4. JamesHardiman

    JamesHardiman

    Nov 17, 2020
    Yes, I learned to play on the bass on the right about 45 years ago when a Vietnam vet that special ordered it taught me on it and where my hands were somewhat small it was the perfect fit for me as it is a short scale, very thin neck, with zero fret, and the tone and resonation were really mellow sounding, but would still have a good punch on it. I really knew very little about them till I purchased it back and my guitar player had researched it and informed me that is was very rare. I am thinking, after much research, that only 53 were made.
     
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