American Standard and King bass serial numbers

Serial Numbers for American Standard and King basses made by the H. N White Company of Cleveland, Ohio*

 

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Year           American Standard          King

1934                                        001

1935                                        200

1936           001                         400
1937           185                         800
1938           480                        1200
1939           790                        1600
1940           1010                       2200
1941           1320                       xxxx
1942-1948    no basses made due to  WWII
1949           1400                       xxxx

1950           1500                       xxxx
1951           1600                       xxxx
1952           1700                       2450
1953           1800                       2600
1954           1900                       2800
1955           2000                       3000
1956           2100                       3200
1957           2200                       3400
1958           2300                       3600
1959           2400                       3800

1960           2500                       4000
1961           2600                       4200
1962           2700                       4400
1963           2800                       4600
1964           2900                       4800
1965           3090                       5000

end of production

* Note that all serial numbers are approximate. Information provided from the collection of Kent “Superman” Blanton and the H.N White company. More information and company history is available at www.hnwhite.com