Help identifying year, 1978?

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Re: Help identifying year, 1978?

Postby (Gilmourisgod) » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:26 pm

Who made the funky case? My 78' had the standard rectangular hard case, never saw one like that offered stock. Was there an aftermarket company making fitted cases for Rics?
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Re: Help identifying year, 1978?

Postby (bassduke49) » Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:48 pm

Not sure "who" made those cases, but they seem to have been made for the Rick clones of the era, the "lawsuit" basses. They were not (as far as I can tell) ever supplied by Rickenbacker.
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Re: Help identifying year, 1978?

Postby (cheyenne) » Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:29 am

A friend of mine had a Univox Rick copy with a case like that.

That being said, I think the bass is real.
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