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Have serial number, would like D.O.M.

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Awespishus, Jan 9, 2002.


  1. Awespishus

    Awespishus

    Jan 9, 2002
    L.A., CA
    Hi, Folks.

    I found a pretty nice P-bass in a Pawnshop. It's in excellent condition and I would like to purchase it but not before I find out as to it's date of manufacture (just what year it is).

    The serial # is E 317317. It's black with a white pick guard and, strangely, it has WHITE and not black pickups. They look like fender standard issue P.U.s other than the color.

    Just wondering if there's a place to go on the web (or some Fender Savant) where I might find out when the instrument was made.

    Thanks,

    Awe (awespishus@aol.com)
     
  2. rickbass

    rickbass Supporting Member

    Awe - Welcome to Talkbass!

    I have two references that agree on 1983 as the date.

    The white pup covers don't really surprise me. Fender has made lots of test market products and experimental stuff. If it's a big deal to you, you could ask about them at the Fender website.
     
  3. Awespishus

    Awespishus

    Jan 9, 2002
    L.A., CA
    Awe - Welcome to Talkbass!

    I have two references that agree on 1983 as the date.

    The white pup covers don't really surprise me. Fender has made lots of test market products and experimental stuff. If it's a big deal to you, you could ask about them at the Fender website.

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    Thank you, my friend.

    Awe
     
  4. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    E = '80s
    E3xxxxx = '83
     
  5. Awespishus

    Awespishus

    Jan 9, 2002
    L.A., CA
    Thanks, Turock. I just got the news.

    Much appreciated!

    Awe