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PLEASE help, what kind of a bass is this?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by desoul, Sep 11, 2005.

  1. desoul


    Sep 11, 2005
    Only thing that I know is it's name, Tobias. I need to know the year of production, model and approx. price for it. Thank you very much.

    Tobias 112030
    Fabricated in Japan to standards set by Tobias Guitars Assembly & Q.A. at Tobias Guitars, Burbank, Ca., USA
  2. Andy Brown

    Andy Brown Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 23, 2004
    Rhode Island
    Founder/Owner: Wing Instruments
  3. desoul


    Sep 11, 2005
    thank you, still don't have it
  4. Sippy


    Aug 1, 2005
    damn that's an interesting history!! from what I gather, the bass could be that "standard", since he never mentioned anything else being built in japan before they moved to Nashville.. So there is a possiblity the bass you're looking at is 1 of only 400 ;) built prior to 1992
  5. Mike


    Sep 7, 2000
    send mike (tobias) an email from the mtd site. he's pretty good at responding.
  6. Fealach

    Fealach Guest

    Apr 23, 2003
    Gone to a better place
    Standard. Don't actually know a fair price, they're pretty rare, but on the other hand not actually made by MT's crew. See them on Ebay now and again, but usually someone's trying to pass one off as a US model so it's tough to guess a fair value.
  7. Im not very good with decoding these serial numbers, but I think I see something...

    Tobias 112030

    I have no idea what the last "0" would be for. Maybe this is a Toby Pro???

    Just guessing,