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Hohner Professional PJ bass age?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bob E, Nov 18, 2012.


  1. Bob E

    Bob E

    Nov 18, 2012
    Michigan
    I'm curious about the age of this bass I picked up. Hohner doesn't seem to want to help. The number on the neck plate is 8827805. The body is mahogany plywood.
    Any ideas?
    Thanks.

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  2. Dluxe

    Dluxe Supporting Member

    Jan 9, 2011
    Austin, TX
    I believe the 88 is the year. Those are some nice basses!
     
  3. Bob E

    Bob E

    Nov 18, 2012
    Michigan
    Thanks. I thought that might be the case too. I saw other people posting the numbers of their hohner basses on this forum and around online, and the first 2 positions seem to correlate with a year that the bass was supposed to be manufactured, but I've also noticed some have serial #'s that start with letters :eyebrow: