Old-world German Craftsmen :-)

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I just found this certificate for my FNA Jazzman Ltd. 2002 in the Warwick User Kit, praising the "workmanship of old-world German craftsmen…" Enjoy :)

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Got here a 2004 FNA but no classy documentation ... although it does have HPW’s autograph on the back of the headstock. Seems to be a pretty good ax, despite the frets.
 

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Some beautiful grain and contrast on that LTD you have there.
Like the fretboard inlays also!
 

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Got here a 2004 FNA but no classy documentation ... although it does have HPW’s autograph on the back of the headstock. Seems to be a pretty good ax, despite the frets.

nice. I am not sure if they do that certificate for every Ltd. run or just 20th anniversary. But I do thanm HPW for frets every time I play☺
 

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Some beautiful grain and contrast on that LTD you have there.
Like the fretboard inlays also!

Thanks CeeJ, she's a beauty, plays well, sounds good. They have a point with the craftmanship, I just found the old-world German too funny when thinking about Markneukirchen.
 

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nice. I am not sure if they do that certificate for every Ltd. run or just 20th anniversary. But I do thanm HPW for frets every time I play☺
Can’t say I’m actually thankful about the frets, but the ‘04 LE is possibly the most musically voiced fretted bass of dozens that I’ve had. Acoarst a “musically voiced” bass is of no special value in a typical rocky bar band ... but I’ll just sit home and rot away before I’ll enlist in one of those.
 

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Thanks CeeJ, she's a beauty, plays well, sounds good. They have a point with the craftmanship, I just found the old-world German too funny when thinking about Markneukirchen.

Why funny ? Is Markn’en one of those dismal soviet industrial towns ?

I would google it but then I’d hafta spell it :-(
 

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Why funny ? Is Markn’en one of those dismal soviet industrial towns ?

I would google it but then I’d hafta spell it :-(
It’s a most(!) beautiful German town. And you not only see those nice houses and streets. On every 5th house you also can read a luthiers company name. It’s unreal!
 

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It’s a most(!) beautiful German town. And you not only see those nice houses and streets. On every 5th house you also can read a luthiers company name. It’s unreal!

Cool as a moose.

Like Cremona, where every child builds
a violin as their kindergarten thesis ;-)
 
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