1981 Boss Chorus CE-3

This pedal is in great shape for being 41 years old per multiple Boss Serial Number decoder sites. Green label is fully intact. There is slight tape residue on sides of pedal that I didn’t try to clean off due to its vintage status. I acquired this from a notable seller here on Reverb about a year ago and it is fully functional. Just took it off my pedal rod after buying the Strymon Olá Chorus/Tremelo pedal. Only negative thing to report about the pedal is that the RED LED light is starting to fade but that is an easy fix if you choose to buy this and alter its original state. It never bothered me as I play in a dark setting in a NON SMOKING AND NON PET environment.

Note- See Serial Number in Photos of item, you will receive the actual pedal from the photos. Pedal only, no original box or paperwork.

LED still works but is just fading seeing that this is a 41 year old pedal. Check below details off pedal for Boss Decoder on serial number. States this pedal was made in November 1981, which I assume it was sold in 1982 due to the build and the info I received from Reverb site that is listed below. So this would be one of the first ones made I assume in the lineup for the 1982-1992 of the CE-3. Which in fact to me makes it even more rare of a pedal.

Made from 1982 to 1992, the Boss CE-3 is a workingman's chorus effect that has historically been a favorite for easy to dial in sparkling tones. With only three knobs for RATE, DEPTH & STEREO MODE, the CE-3 offers studio quality chorus, without much tweaking. The settings are super simple on this classic pedal. Mode one is for a mono output and Mode two if you're using stereo outputs. This predecessor to the Boss CE-2 has a distinctively different, slightly more metallic tone, compared to the other Boss Chorus pedals, and it might be the sound you're looking to add to your board.

From stompboxzone.com

Serial Decoder - Results
Entered Serial: 120754
1980-1989 era
Your pedal was made in Nov, 1981
Made in Taiwan, Japan

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Listed4 months ago
ConditionGood (Used)
Good condition items function properly but may exhibit some wear and tear.learn more
  • CE-3 Chorus (Green Label)
  • Blue
  • 1981
Made In
  • Japan
Pedal Format
  • Standard

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