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Original Price of a Fender Jazz Bass in 1970-1973?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Mike Mills Fan, Oct 25, 2020.


  1. Mike Mills Fan

    Mike Mills Fan

    May 4, 2020
    Germany
    Hi there,

    I've been looking for a price list from the early 70's but I can't find one. Do you know how much a Jazz Bass did cost in 1970-1973?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. RColie

    RColie Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 21, 2007
    Eugene, OR
    Hi,

    I bought a new 1972 Fender Jazz Bass (in May 1972) and paid $245.00. I don't remember if that was the list price or included a discount.

    Bob
     
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  3. jthisdell

    jthisdell

    Jun 12, 2014
    Roanoke, VA
    I bought a 71 P in 76 for $275
     
  4. I bought a new P bass in 1970 for 250.00 w case. I was 17 and this was a layaway so you know I didn't get a deal. Maybe what, 20 bucks more for a Jazz?
     
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  5. Bass V

    Bass V

    Dec 11, 2008
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    they jumped to $275 post '70 but that was flexible. a decade later they were the $ame used.
     
  6. lowend54

    lowend54

    Nov 2, 2010
    I was trying to find out the same things you get a price list please post it.
    I bought a used '70 Jazz in '71. I think I paid $250 in a hard case. But my memories of that era are ... foggy.
     
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