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It is one of the early ones before the MUSICMASTER BASS decals came in. The early Musicmaster Bass tuning keys had a split shaft then a triangular piece of metal (sometimes called a "wing") was centered in the split and hammered home.

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Typically the serial number is penciled or stamped on the butt end of the heel of the neck of most guitars and basses.

Neck dating can be useful in finding the approximate age of your guitar.

I have just purchased a vintage Musicmaster Bass neck online and cannot tell what year it was made. It has the small headstock logo with triangular tuning buttons and the only serial number is on the butt of the guitar.

By using the standard numbering format I still cannot guess when it was made. From 1972 to 1980 Fender used a dating and identification system similar to the 1969 to 1971 system. The first 6 digits are paired codes for instrument type, fretboard type, and week.

The last two digits year and day of the week, are read individually.09 = model code (Stratocaster)03 = neck code (maple neck)21 = week code (week 21)8 = year code (1980)5 = day of the week code (Thursday) https:// my input.

The stamp should have a letter in the end for width from 69-71, this reads more like their stamps starting in 19: Musicmaster Bass?

Models from this period could have either code system.

1972: A new eight-digit neck stamp was introduced colored either green or red. From 1972 to around March 1973, this new system was used simultaneously with the previous “XX MMM-YY W”.

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.

Date format is usually M-D-YY and often features the woodworker’s initials as well.

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