Dating fender bass serial number

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Some things are very obvious such as non-original or reconed speakers, non-original transformers, replaced pots, re-tweed, re-tolex, re-grill, etc.

USA Squiers were made for less than a year spanning 19 before production of Squiers went back to Mexico.

Mexican Squiers MN: M = Mexico, N = Nineties (1990s), the first number following the serial number prefix is the year.

For example * "MN8" indicates that it was made at Ensenada, Mexico in 1998. Some of them have a serial number with a E = Eighties (1980s) prefix, and some of them have a serial number with a N = Nineties (1990s) prefix.

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 Japanese MIJ (Made in Japan) Squiers were made by Fuji Gen up to 1997 and the Japanese CIJ (Crafted in Japan) Squiers were made by Tokai and Dyna from 1997.

Looking at serial numbers next to the ’60 5G5 brown Pro Amp for example, we see numbers ranging from 00001 to 02000, suggesting that there are 2000 of these amplifiers made in ’60.

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