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How Can I Verify the Vintage of These Pickups?


 
5/4/2003 12:54 AM
DD
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How Can I Verify the Vintage of These Pickups?
I got these strat pickups from a friend about two years ago. He said that the vintage was around 69'or 70'. Any ideas on their true vintage and approximate value in today's market? Much appreciated!  
 
Dan  
P.S. Here's the URL, hope it works.  
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http://www.sendpix.com/albums/03050316/1648570000000427e8ad837dea2a4b6b97f1303a8482e5/
 
5/6/2003 4:13 AM
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I'd really like to know..............
 
 
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5/6/2003 4:32 AM
Travis
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I could make out "932" on the bottom side stamp. Possibly 32nd week of '69? Seems like I saw some up on Ebay a while back and the claimed vintage matched somehow to the stamping.
 
5/6/2003 1:51 PM
SK
pics don't work for me here (at work) But the date should be ink stamped on the bottom, Those years probably grey bottom plates,
 
5/6/2003 3:01 PM
Pics say "forbidden"?? Try this:
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Because the Sendpix URL is so long, sometimes the tail end is place on the next line, which won't work. Try simply attaching the tail to the main body of the URL. That usually fixes the problem. Thanks for your help!
 
5/6/2003 7:01 PM
Gunno
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Dan ,  
the number on the first pickup seems to be "9329" , well , grey bottom plate , if the last number is "9" , it should be a '69 ( by 1969 Fender started to rubber-stamp a 4 to 6-digit number in BLACK ink on the bottom plate according to Duchossoir's Stratocaster book ).  
Is it "932T" on Pickup nr 2 ??  
The letter "T" ???
 
5/6/2003 7:39 PM
DD
Thanks Gunno,  
 
It sure looks like a "T", any idea what that would designate?
 
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