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Obscure Bass Question for the True Afficionado

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by AQUANOVA, Jan 29, 2006.



    Sep 13, 2000
    Los Angeles, CA
    The last two basses I bought, (a Fender and a Musicman)
    each had a sticker on the back chrome neck plate that said CE.
    I have seen this on other new basses also.

    What's that about.

    Here's a photo.
    I know I have too much time on my hands......

  2. Hatman


    Feb 11, 2004
    Shropshire UK
    It's a european thing. the CE marking comes on all kinds of stuff.

    "CE marking is a declaration by the manufacturer that the product meets all the appropriate provisions of the relevant legislation implementing certain European Directives. CE marking gives companies easier access into the European market to sell their products without adaptation or rechecking. The initials "CE" do not stand for any specific words but are a declaration by the manufacturer that his product meets the requirements of the applicable European Directive(s)."

    Taken from:


    Sep 13, 2000
    Los Angeles, CA
    Wow Hatman,
    You're awesome.
    Thanks for that very knowledgable answer.
    You are a true bass afficionado.
    Where else could I learn this stuff but on TB.
  4. lamborghini98

    lamborghini98 The Aristocrats

    May 1, 2005
    NYC; Portland, OR
    I wish being able to type two letter combinations in Google made ME a bass afficionado. ::sigh:: I guess Ill just never get to be so cool. :rolleyes:


    Sep 13, 2000
    Los Angeles, CA
    You have a very cool name.
    The rest will come....