How do I find my fender serial number?

Where to Find the Serial Number on Your Fender Guitar?

  1. At the top of the neck plate.
  2. On the front or at the back of the headstock.
  3. On the cover plate of the vibrato (on Stratocasters)
  4. On the back of the vibrato cover plate (on early ’50s Stratocasters)
  5. At the end of the heel of the neck.

How do you find out what a guitar is worth?

On an electric guitar, you’ll typically find the serial number on the back of the guitar body or headstock. The serial number of an acoustic guitar may be on the back or on the label in the sound hole. The guitar’s serial number also may give you a clue to its value.

How do I know what model Stratocaster I have?

At the top of the neck plate, on the front or at the back of the headstock or on the cover plate of the vibrato (Stratocasters), or at the end of the heel of the neck.

How to find the serial number of a Fender guitar?

Enter Serial Number eg. Z512345 The Fender serial number decoder currently supports all documented MIA, MIJ, MIM, MIK and MII formats with the exception of Custom Shop, Relic and Reissue instruments. 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.

When did Fender move their production to Indonesia?

from Fender moved production of some Fender-branded instruments from Korea to Indonesia in 2008. The serial numbering scheme for these instruments initially used the letters “IC” as a prefix indicating that they were made in Indonesia at the Cort factory.

When did the first Fender guitar come out?

With Fenders from before 1955 you cannot use the serial numbers to determine the exact year of construction. The first Telecasters and Stratocasters appear to have a separate numbering. a ’53er. The serial numbers from after 1955 have a logical order. In January 1965, Fender was acquired CBS Corporation.

Who are the current owners of Fender guitars?

In March 1985, CBS Corporation Fender was sold to a group of private investors led by William Schultz. The company was given the current name; Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. The transition to the new owners cannot be deduced from the serial numbers, because the numbering remained the same.