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These are marked with EIA code “606” which is the company number for Schumacher.Well, this universal “truth” was debunked when we found a bunch of amps with transformers made by the Better Coil and Transformers company.

Many players modified the bodies of their Musicmaster basses to accommodate Precision-style double pickups or enhanced electronics.

The Musicmaster Bass was introduced in 1971, and originally came in either black, red or white finish.

Earlier models are distinguishable by their small headstock logo, lack of a serial number on the headstock, and small, triangular tuning keys; later models feature a much larger headstock logo, with a serial number silkscreened next to the "Fender" logo, and Mustang-style tuning keys.

The Musicmaster Bass was discontinued along with all of Fender's budget-priced models in 1981, with the introduction of the Squier brand.

It’s unknown if the tweed covering was a mistake (“Oops, I thought this was a 4x10 Bassman cabinet that I was covering”) or intentional, perhaps as a special order.

Non-Schumacher transformers – It’s been universally accepted that Fender only used Schumacher transformers on amps made in the 1960s and 1970s.

The Fender serial number decoder currently supports all documented MIA, MIJ, MIM, MIK and MII formats with the exception of Custom Shop, Relic and Reissue instruments.

Please note that fender serial numbers tend to overlap by at least a year, and thereby the date of your guitar can only be approximated.

I promise the tables will still be there after you finish reading.

Okay, I know you’re all just dying to skip ahead to the serial number tables but try to contain your excitement and read through the article first.

Usually, the production date is stamped or written is on the heel of the neck.

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