Vintage Jazz Bass Question

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by OldCityBass, Dec 20, 2003.

  1. I've never even held a vintage J bass (my oldest jazz is 3) and I'm posting this question for a guitar player friend who has apparently come accross one ...

    What is on the bottom of 1966 Jazz bass pickups?
    Is it like a regular 1966 Strat pickup and should it have a date on it, or what should I look for to be sure they are the stock pickups?

  2. Caca de Kick

    Caca de Kick Supporting Member

    Nov 18, 2002
    Seattle / Tacoma
    Yeah, they should be dated just like the strats are. 4 numbers: the first two digits are the week, and the last two digits are the year.
  3. Thank you
  4. There is a really good Vintage Fender resource HERE