1975 FENDER PRECISION BASS
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1975 Precision bass characteristics: Large "C" logo including four individual patent numbers and an ® mark applied under the finish, Fender name imprinted non-reverse clover tuners with an ® mark and no rivet, curved rosewood fretboard or one piece maple neck with skunk stripe, fretless option, pearloid or black plastic dot fret markers, medium jumbo fret wire, neck butt date ink stamps etc., extra hole on neck butt for hanging while painting, black plastic gasket under F Series neck plate, neck pocket paint stick etc., extra body hole in neck pocket for hanging while painting, 3 or 4 layer vinyl pickguards, metal foil ground shielding on pickguard horn underside, black or brown thumb rest above E string, body finish stamp, date ink stamped grey bobbin pickups, ground shield under pickups, chrome pickup cover and bridge cover, flat top knobs, CTS potentiometers, round yellow tone capacitor, plastic wiring, ground wire route underneath bridge, single groove bridge saddles, black tolex case with silver plastic logo and orange interior.
Serial numbers ranged from roughly 589000 to 690000 although there are many overlapping exceptions. For more precise dating cross reference the serial number with the instrument's neck butt, pickup and pot codes.