Dating fender japan
origine et datation des guitares SQUIER par le N° de série Japanese Squiers For Japanese Squier serial number dating, see Fender's serial number dating service.
The information contained in this guide was culled from our archives of Fender price lists and catalogs, beginning with 1968.
In the late 1970s, Fender was facing competition from lower priced Japanese-made guitars.
The higher priced Fender guitars were made in the United States and could not compete with the lower prices of Japanese-made Fender copies.
Modern Fender production guitars, 1976 to the present, have their ID numbers on the front or back of the headstock near the Fender decal.
From 1954 to 1976 Fender stamped its guitar's serial number on either the top or bottom of the neck plate.