Psst... Ready to join TalkBass and start posting, make new friends, sell your gear, and more?  Register your free account in 30 seconds.

early 80's dean value

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by cobrasneverdie, Aug 25, 2004.


  1. well i have a early 80's dean holly wood Z. its in fair condition any idea how much theese things go for? i dont really play it much (i play my ibanez alot more) and i could use the extra cash for an accoustic electric.
     
  2. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    While the old Dean GUITARS have shot up in price thanks to Dimebag Darrell, the basses are still not in high demand. The Hollywoods are worth less than the top of the line models (and if it's an imported Hollywood vs. a US one, even less). I'd make a wild guess about $300 if it's in clean shape with a case.
     
  3. Robman

    Robman

    Mar 19, 2004
    Sherman, Texas
    You should be able to get at least $300 street value. Guitar Center, however, would probably offer $3.00
    If you sell it you'd be better off to sell it outright than to trade-in at a shop.