Help identifying year, 1978?

Vintage, Modern, V & C series, Fretless, Signature & Special Editions

Moderators: rickenbrother, ajish4

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?
Posts: 323
Joined: Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:26 am

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.
Author: "The Rickenbacker Electric Bass - 50 Years As Rock's Bottom"
User avatar
Senior Member
Posts: 6367
Joined: Wed May 14, 2003 6:00 am
Location: Cedarburg, WI, USA

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.
"Knowledge is Power"
User avatar
Veteran RRF member
Posts: 6105
Joined: Fri Feb 16, 2001 12:39 pm
Location: Midwest Ohio


Return to Rickenbacker Basses: by Joey Vasco & Tony Cabibe

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests