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ISO info for Fender bass case

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Edword, Dec 5, 2017.


  1. Edword

    Edword Supporting Member

    Jun 23, 2005
    Detroitish
    Anyone know of a website that has info about Fender bass cases? I've got a 1975 P coming, and wondering if the case it's in was available in those days.

    Here is a pic, if someone can tell by seeing it.

    https://i.imgur.com/g9uVKNo.jpg

    TIA!
     
  2. hypercarrots

    hypercarrots

    Jan 28, 2009
    los angeles
  3. Roland GR 88

    Roland GR 88

    Sep 16, 2013
    Whitby
    Not original. That bass would have come in a case covered in black tolex. They started using molded cases around 1979 or so.
     
  4. The Bass Clef

    The Bass Clef “the brian” Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 17, 2010
    Southern California
    Roland GR 88 is correct, the cases in that era were black tolex (with reddish/orange interior). A ‘75 could have 2 different correct cases... the ‘67-72 “tail logo” case (which for the basses, were actually used up thru late ‘74/early ‘75 before all the old stock of these cases were gone)... or it could have the later ‘72-78ish “no tail” logo. Both of these cases were covered in black tolex.

    Note: in the late ‘70s, they added “Made in USA” to the no tail logo cases, which would not be correct for a ‘75 (too much later).

    ‘67-75 Tail logo...
    5E9E3569-DBCA-4EA1-95DE-2029E27E79FA.

    ‘72-78 “no tail” logo...
    A6139112-1311-44E7-85F9-6B10D563F2F6.

    Late ‘70s “no tail” logo
    AAA0AB2B-9A0F-47A0-B989-1E09412534B0.
     
  5. Edword

    Edword Supporting Member

    Jun 23, 2005
    Detroitish
    Thanks guys!
     
  6. Vinnie Boombatz

    Vinnie Boombatz Banned

    May 26, 2010
    The 1976 Precision I used to have came in a black Tolex covered case with the tail logo, red interior, like the one in the first picture of The Bass Clef's post above.

    Ngd51eD.
     

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