1982 Rickenbacker 4002 Bass

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1982 Ric 4002 features include: Cresting wave shaped headstock, tuners with chrome bushings, black plastic truss rod cover with logo but no model name, black binding on headstock, pearloid dot fret markers, neck through body design including skunk stripe, 21 frets, checkered binding on body, black/white/black/white pickguard, two chrome pickups, black heptagonal shaped knobs, 3 way pickup toggle switch, chrome bridge assembly including mutes, stereo input jack plate, black case with black interior.

The letters on the chrome input jack plate determine the year and month of production. The digits indicate the number of production. Some examples of 1982 Rickenbacker serial numbers are:

VA xxxx 1982 January
VB 33x 1982 February
VC xxxx 1982 March
VD 106x 1982 April
VE xxxx 1982 May
VF xxxx 1982 June
VG xxxx 1982 July
VH xxxx 1982 August
VI 249x 1982 September
VJ xxxx 1982 October
VK 286x 1982 November
VL 304x 1982 December