Below you will find an overview of the known dated events in this instrument's history. If you have any to add, please feel free to contact me.
Heartfield-related instrument #525 produced at the FujiGen Gakki factory in Hirooka, Nagano, Japan
Returned to Fender due to it having a broken truss rod; date is very approximate
Bought by Bob Willocks (USA) from Fender, where it has lain gathering dust for ever since it had been returned; date is approximate
After three years, the bass has been repaired, fingerboard milled off and replaced to replace the truss rod (now 34" scale and 15" radius ebony fingerboard), extra steel support rods added, new graphite nut; date is approximate
Latest known owner Bob Willocks (USA)