Serial Number T40?

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rehoward
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Serial Number T40?

Post by rehoward » Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:45 pm

Hello all,

I have been trying to identify the year of manufacture for my T40 bass. My serial number is only 6 digits long and I have not been able to find any list that has a 6 digit serial number. My number is 211152. Thanks for the help

CGremlin
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Re: Serial Number T40?

Post by CGremlin » Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:10 am

All T-40s with a six-digit serial number come from early in the 1978 production run and are among the first production T-40s that were made. One of my T-40's is S/N 211100, so it's entirely possible that yours and mine were made the same day. :)

lug
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Re: Serial Number T40?

Post by lug » Mon May 04, 2020 11:42 am

I bought my 6 digit (200031) when they were first released. I think I bought the first one in the Houston areas.

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Re: Serial Number T40?

Post by ThomS » Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:46 am

Hi,

Maybe this will help (Thanks to Eilif on Talkbass.com):

6 digit and 8Mxxxxxx 1978 There were also a few all zero serial numbered basses sent out as dealer demos.
0000xxxx -0030xxxx 1978
0031xxxx -0047xxxx 1979
0048xxxx -0065xxxx 1980
0066xxxx -0099xxxx 1981
0100xxxx -0129xxxx 1982
0130xxxx -0169xxxx 1983
0170xxxx -0199xxxx 1984
0200xxxx -0239xxxx 1985
0240xxxx -0259xxxx 1986
0260xxxx -0339xxxx 1987

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