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    Hey guys. I have a friend at work who has her dad's bass. It's some sort of a Fender from the sixties that they only made for two years; maybe a collector's item of some sort. Anyway, she wants to get it refinished for him for father's day but was concerned that if it was worth anything this would reduce the value. I guess it looks kind of dull in spots and maybe the finish may have a crack some where on it. Anyway, I told here I'd ask the experts on here. If it is worth money, would refinishing it cause the value to go down?

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    It is surely a collectors item. I would not refinish it, that would definitely lower the value. Just keep it in the nicest shape possible

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    A good Father's Day gift would be for her to have it appraised, then she can deliver that number to him.

    People are really into the relic look these days anyway.

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    Don't refinish it unless it's not that valuable.
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    Thanks guys! I'll tell her not to.

 

 

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