Dating your fender bass

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Hence, the foreign guitar manufacturers gave us what we wanted. Here I’ve highlights a few of my 60’s guitars, but it only scratches the surface. ” It took me a while, but now I see his point of view.

You’ll see the inspiration for launching Eastwood Guitars in these images below. I took it to the local luthier and asked him to refinish it, to remove the awful sticker. A couple of Fender Duo-Sonics, which were the inspiration for the Warren Ellis Tenor Series.

Because of him the Vibroverb has become the most expensive and sought after blackface amp on the vintage amp market.

Though the Vibroverb is closely associated with SRV you can reproduce his tone with most Fender amps given the right speakers.

No wonder guitars became so popular in the sixties, would you rather be playing a Teisco Del Ray or an accordion? The Regent is from Canada, the name Regent was a Canadian label for GUYATONE. Next to it is an inexpensive Prestige Mosrite copy. The greenburst is a Kawai and then a single pickup version of the Domino Baron.

This new scheme uses the letters “MX” as a prefix to designate an instrument made in Mexico, followed by an eight-digit number.

The first two digits of the number identify the year of manufacture, (, , etc.).

EXCEPTIONS The Jim Root Telecaster, James Burton Standard Telecaster, Buddy Guy Stratocaster (polka dot model), Robert Cray Stratocaster and Jimmie Vaughan Stratocaster use an “MSN” serial number prefix.

Summary Stevie Ray Vaughan’s musical influence has really hyped the blackface Fender Vibroverb.

Below: A mint early 1960’s Airline with original case. It is owned by a friend of mine that brought it over last week to tease me! Fortunately he agreed to let me share some pictures with you.

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