Does my 1972 Fender p bass have an authentic Fender body

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  1. Pbass72

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  2. Preacher

    Preacher Friend of Leo's

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    That looks pretty authentic to me.

    You can see the bridge cover screw holes and the finger bar screw holes as well. Looks like Alder two piece body. Pickup screws in the body and not on the pick guard. The body connects to the neck in the right locations as well.
    All in all it looks pretty good to me.
     
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    If you're worried about the lack of red paint under the scratchplate then don't worry any more, they were all like that, no point wasting expensive red paint where you wouldn't see it!

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    Thanks Preacher this really puts my mind at ease.
     
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    ScottJPatrick is right. The red has to be an "L"...
    I agree: Looks like an authentic 72...
     
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