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Old Fender Question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Funky-Wunky, Mar 17, 2005.


  1. Funky-Wunky

    Funky-Wunky

    Jun 15, 2004
    Maryland
    How do you know when you buy a Fender bass if the neck was original to the body? The neck has a serial number so I can check that date, but how do I know the date on the body?
     
  2. christle

    christle Supporting Member

    Jan 26, 2002
    Winnipeg, MB
    Take off the neck and look at the stamp in the neck pocket.
     
  3. Funky-Wunky

    Funky-Wunky

    Jun 15, 2004
    Maryland
    I did take the neck off and didnt see any stamps or writing in the neck pocket. Are there any markings in the pickup cavity? I guess that brings up another question, how do you know if the pickups are original?