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Where to find the serial number The serial numbers on the guitar are provided through the years on various places.
At the top of the neck plate, at the front or at the back of the head or on the cover plate of the vibrato.
If the date is unreadable, it can also be written on the body under the pickguard or cavity form the pickups.
January 1965 Fender was acquired by CBS Corporation.
Serial numbers may be useful in determining the year of production of a guitar.
But an incomplete registrations and illogical serial numbers is its history often unclear.
bridge in terms of intonation and string height adjustments.
The System I tremolo system uses a behind the nut string locking mechanism and was manufactured by Gotoh.
In 1990, the N came as a prefix to the numbers, which stands for the nineties. Deluxe Series have the same standard but with the addition of a D for the Z, eg. Also here some overlap of numbers, prefixes and year.2,968,204 for the single coil pickup patent awarded in 1961 under other for Jaguar, Stratocaster, Duosonic.3,143,028 the patent granted in August 1964 for Fender's adjustable neck construction. (Used since 1957 to the Precision Bass) The DES is the serial number. The serial number for these three models can be found at the bridge plate and is used until about early 1954. Until 1955, the serial number is applied to the bridge plate.There are also Fender Contemporary Telecaster models with HSS or HH pickup configurations and switches for selecting pickup options.The Fender Contemporary Telecaster models used the same tremolo systems as the Fender Contemporary Stratocaster models.