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Breaking up the code we get: 5 = code for Precision Bass 291 = batch or lot code? Break it into pieces: 22 = code for Stratocaster 384 = batch or lot code?

2 = February 9 = 1969 B = 1 5/8 inch neck width (correct for a ’69 P-Bass). 10 = October 9 = 1969 B = 1 5/8 inch neck width Exceptions do exist.

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In 1969, CBS-Fender began to implement a new type of neck stamp in place of the usual date stamp consisting of model code, month, year, neck width (e.g.

8 DEC 65 B for a Duo-Sonic II with a 1 5/8 inch neck width).

One plausible explanation is the use of leftover necks – Fender is known to have done this often.

If you have a guitar or bass with this first style green code and you would like to submit it to the database I’m compiling, please send the model, serial number, code, and if you have them, the pot dates and pickup dates.

The strange and mysterious neck codes found on Fenders from 1969 – 80 have been all but ignored by the vintage and collectible guitar community.

Perhaps this is due to the fact that 1970s Fenders have, until recently, been all but ignored by the vintage and collectible guitar community.

A few Telecasters have shown up with neck codes that would indicate a 1967 date and one has been reported with a possible 1968 date, yet the rest of the guitar appears to be from 1969.

If Fender used the coding system as early as 1967, then we should see more 19 guitars surfacing with the green stamped code.

An example of this is 02033923 found on a Jazz Bass.

From 1972 through about March 1973, this new system was used concurrently with the old Month-Year date stamp.

Additional information is needed to test the decoding theory and your help will be greatly appreciated.

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