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Old 08-12-2012, 08:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Ken Smith View Post
That looks like a modern bass, 1950's-60s. Same thin spirit varnish found on German basses from the same post war period. The Shamrock inlay is classic Tarantino.

How does it sound? 50 years old? 80-90 years old?
Difficult to say how it sounds in years, but I'd tend toward 50 years old. The marked 1955 bass my student showed me today looks older. I suppose there's no way to really know when my instrument was built.
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