A Legitimate < RARE > Made IN USA< GIBSON FLYING V Bass. With The Original Hardcase. Streaks Shown In Pictures Are From Laquer Checking On The Surface Only. Checking is evident on top, back and sides of the body. Also on the back of the neck and front and back of the headstock. Looks cool !!! (there are very few nicks and scratches) This is a solid, **original, great playing bass in great overall condition.( Made in USA 9/30/81 - Serial # 82731043 Kalamazoo plant. Production number 43).Bass is in great shape but sold as is so ask any questions before bidding.Price is under market value and will go up in value.Thanks.