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Re: Help with Engelhardt M-1


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Posted by Cal Reeves (206.137.183.162) on May 24, 2002 at 09:30:04:

In Reply to: Help with Engelhardt M-1 posted by Bill Gardner on May 23, 2002 at 19:28:17:

: I need some help with some information on an Engelhardt
: bass. It is a model M-1 and the serial number is 23524.
: If anyone can help me on the appoximate age and value
: of this instrument, I would be greatly appreciative. I
: am looking to buy something that will be good for a
: beginner. This bass has a few nicks and scraps but seems
: to be sound. The action seems high, though. Is this easily
: fixed ? Asking price is $750. Thank you......Bill Gardner

Bill,
That bass EM-1 serial# 23524 was shipped out on 7/26/1979 to Danville VA. The action can be lowered by cutting the bridge, but be careful not to it too much! As far as value, you should get a local teacher or luthier to look at it and give an idea of worth.
Cal Reeves


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