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Fender US dating

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Sharp, Aug 28, 2002.


  1. Sharp

    Sharp

    Jan 27, 2002
    Oakland
    Artists Relations, KMI
    how can one date a Fender MIA Jazz? is there a trick with the serial #? any help would be appreciated.

    -Tom
     
  2. fivestringdan

    fivestringdan Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2001
    Little Rock, AR
    Is your bass vintage or something made recently??
     
  3. funkfish

    funkfish Guest

    Jun 20, 2002
    U.S., Princeton, NJ
    mine is recent. i think its 2000, but im not sure
     
  4. fivestringdan

    fivestringdan Supporting Member

    Dec 4, 2001
    Little Rock, AR
    Hmm. I don't know. I have a book on fender dating but it stops at 1983. Sorry I can't help you. Don't fret, someone will know.
     
  5. Your serial should start with Z0 if its 2000. Z1 for 2001, N9 for 1999 and so on. The system started in the late seventies.
     
  6. PhatBasstard

    PhatBasstard Spector Dissector Supporting Member

    Feb 3, 2002
    Las Vegas, NV.