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identify an early 1968 fender neck

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by damos, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. damos


    Feb 6, 2006

    how to identify an early 1968 fender neck ?
    The stamp on the neck is 7 MAR 68 A
    The plate is 248XXX
    The pots numbers are 03/27/67
    Tuning machines are ovale

    Help me to find more details on the neck to be sure please.

  2. damos


    Feb 6, 2006
    Hello again

    I have some pics if it help..

  3. 1SHOT1HIT


    Feb 17, 2012
    So post them, I'd guess that would be your best bet if you want anyone to give an accurate assessment.
  4. damos


    Feb 6, 2006
    Pics here

    Attached Files:

  5. Spinal Tapper

    Spinal Tapper

    Nov 15, 2007
    Looks legit to me from the outside. Tuners are correct- they used ovals between 66-67, but I've seen a few 68's with them too.

    Legit. Especially if you claim it has a neck stamp.
  6. damos


    Feb 6, 2006

    How i can be sure if the stamp is correct or false ?

    i can post a pic ..

    Attached Files:

  7. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    The early 68 headstock logo will have the "script" style, meaning it will have the metallic flake font with black border.
    In mid 68 they switched to the "TV" logo which a heavy black font with a faint gold border.

    Your pics look fine, nothing bogus I see. That neck stamp is the correct font.
  8. The pictures made me feel funny. You know.

  9. damos


    Feb 6, 2006

    This bass play like a dream