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When was my bass made?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Pause, Feb 17, 2004.

  1. Pause


    Jun 4, 2003
    Miami, FL
    I am just curious as to when my bass was assembled. Is there a way that I can tell this from my serial number? Is there a standard way for all basses or do different brands have different ways of doing this?

    The bass I'm curious about is my Fender Geddy Lee
  2. Electricmayhem


    Dec 18, 2003
    Different companies have different methods...

    If only I could decipher the number on my Tobias :rolleyes:
  3. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear

    Aug 14, 2000
    You may get more responses in the basses forum....

    That being said, you may want to check out some of the Fender forums.
  4. Tim Cole

    Tim Cole Supporting Member

    Jun 12, 2002
    Findlay, Ohio
  5. Falk


    Jan 18, 2004
    try e-mailing Fender, asking them politely about information
    your bass. Most instrument manufacturers have an archive
    on each instrument, and customer services will, more often
    than not, be most helpful to any inquieries (how does it spell? :meh: ).
    Just let them know the serial number, and they should
    be able to find what you want to know. :)
  6. Check

  7. jimbob


    Dec 26, 2001
    Charlotte NC
    Endorsing Artist: Acoustica Mixcraft; Endorsing Artist: DR Strings

    I have a MIJ Squire Jazz that plays like butter. According to the link, it's an 84-87....
  8. what is the serial number on that bass
  9. Pause


    Jun 4, 2003
    Miami, FL
    I guess my bass was made between '97-'99... CIJ

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