What can you tell me about the historical patent markings that appear on some of your products? #guita, Black guard or white? Leo’s tinkering with the designs would lead him to co-found a small company called K & F Manufacturing Corp. Serial number is ICO41042362 How can I find out when my Korean-made instrument was manufactured?
I’ve got a Chinese Fender Starcaster s/n CXS 080850880. The neck is amber colored wood and I bought it in London in the late 80s. The twist is: along with the single coil at the neck it has a big humbucker in the bridge pickup location; not the diag single coil common to most telecasters. It clearly tells you that on the information listed above . But, it’s not made in Mexico! In many instances, there is no exact known date for a specific guitar. The letters referred to the decade that the guitars were produced. These numbers always begin with “EIA 606,” and are followed by three or four digits in various combinations.
can anyone help date my Squier Stratocaster, Standard Issue, Serial Number. Neck Dating print : 010? During that year he would also create his first guitar to sport the now famous F logo. It follows that potential scammers can use this knowledge to try to trick unsuspecting buyers. If you have any doubts as to a guitars’ authenticity please contact the guitar manufacturer before your purchase.
with the great info from your article i can see that my guitar was made in 1980.
It is in very good condition but not in the original case. After reviewing the ID number, you might find out that the two corresponding dates don’t coincide. Please help Japanese Serial Numbers on Peghead DecalNote the lack of S, E, N series. I have been to several websites including Fender but cannot get the answer. Australian purchased and is in top condition. Some guitars in these years have them and some don’t.
Unfortunately, the serial number placement is sporadic and many ID numbers over lap between years and models. I cannot find any reference in your “charts” to a Precision Bass. I own a N72XXXXX and it’s a Fender American standard made in 1997. A heavily modified version would eventually become an iconic symbol of the performer. #electricguitar #el, Laid back Gibsunday. In general, Fender amps that don’t have rubber-stamped tube sticker date codes have EIA numbers on their transformers that might enable determination of the production date. Hello, I’m thinking of buying a Fender Stratocaster (USA) serial number 7675676 but can’t find any serial numbers which correspond. Hi I really want to know more about my guitar. Please note that fender serial numbers tend to overlap by at least a year, and thereby the date of your guitar can only be approximated. He didn’t stop doing this until after 1954. MII formats with the exception of Custom Shop, Relic and Reissue instruments. Now that we have talked about where to find your Fender guitar ID number and what it means, here is the Fender serial number database that I have compiled.It includes most of the Fender serial numbers issued along with the corresponding dates and a short history of Fender Guitars through the years.
AM STD STRT MN BLK, found another factory sheet inside with this information on it along with this number and all the signatures signed by employees once completed??? The Stratocaster was also the first Fender guitar with a contoured body. or can I say it´s Vintage Reissue Guitar between 1982-1989, The Starcaster highly memorable due to the number of high profile guitarists that make public use of it on a regular basis. Fender Anniversary, Reissue, Special Edition, and Signature Guitar. These are reserved for U.S. made Fenders in their corresponding decade. US12 + the year 2012 the rest is the serial number . I think it’s a 1962 would like to confirm also what would it be worth today ?
If Fender would have executed the indentification numbers as planned, USA Fender guitars would be numbered as the following without any exceptions. Probably worth $300 each in mint condition with original paperwork and case. SO according to all the charts I’ve seen, I can narrow it down betweeen 1978 and 1981. There are a few places on a Fender guitar where a serial number might be found, and which will usually correlate with a manufacturing date: 1950 – 1954 the serial numbers were typically placed on the bridge. V042126, it´s cream yellow with original old type case, I know it must have been made before 1990 for the Swedish band “The Creeps”, the guitarist could chose as an offer from the record company between this guitar and a light-blue, he took the light-blue as you can see on their video “Oh I like it”, I bought it from a friend who was the guitar-technician for Europe, Roxette and many other bands and so on, so can you help me with this? This time all the identification numbers under 10,000 fill the empty digits with zeros. In about 1982 Fender started making import guitars from Japan and around 1990 Fender started importing from Mexico. Vo6993 is all that is there.
), but I have no idea what type of Telecaster this is. Ask someone what a Strat is and they might be light on details. This is where Leo first saw the potential in designing and selling custom audio equipment. Pete, Hi – We are a music shop who also does repairs. The ad said it was a 1972 fender thin line Telly!? . This marks a particularly distinctive design for Fender guitars. These guitars were replicas of the early 1950 and 1960s era guitars.
I have only played it at home, Its nearly untouched and someone told me it was perhaps a collectors item. Hi Y’all, Any idea whats the date? Identifying a guitar will usually involve matching up serial numbers. #gibson #gibsonlespaul #gibs, Paisley print anyone? Sorry! That being said it frets great and sounds great.