Back to top of short periods of private investors. NorthShoreJan 30, The most important thing to keep in mind when dating a Fender is the highly modular nature of the designs. Your name or email address: This one has factory installed k pots.
Esquires, Broadcasters and Telecasters shared a serial number sequence, while the landmark Precision Bass had its own system.
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I still have it and it still goes to every single gig. They use cheaper components, lesser grade woods, and do not have the meticulous American craftsmanship behind them. In the s, you'll also see serials starting with a DZ which indicates the Deluxe series, but the format is otherwise the same. It is and always be a crap shoot with guitars, that is what evens the playing field…the more you spend the less likely a dud though. AfterFender Japan switched back to marking Fenders as "Made in Japan" though for a few years instruments with both decals were made.