Die japanische Squier Die japanischen Squier Seriennummer kannst Du auf dieser Seite Fender und Squier Made in Japan MIJ Seriennummern Serials finden. Zu unterscheiden ist, dass diese zwischen 1982 und 1997 von Fujigen gemachten Gitarren, den Made in Japan Schriftzug hatten fender japan guitar serial numbers: year of manufacture: jv + 5 digits : 1982-1984: sq + 5 digits (squier models) 1983-1984 (mij) e + 6 digits : 1984-1987 (mij) a + 6 digits: 1985-1986 (mij) b + 6 digits : 1985-1986 (mij) c + 6 digits : 1985-1986 (mij) f + 6 digits : 1986-1987 (mij) g + 6 digits : 1987-1988 (mij) h + 6 digits : 1988-1989 (mij) i + 6 digits: 1989-1990 (mij) j + 6 digits: 1989. Japanese Squier serial number Discussion in 'Squier Stratocasters' started by N. Hogan, Dec 9, 2014. N. Hogan Squier Talker. 18. Nov 30, 2014 Limerick, Ireland. Just saw this silver series strat online while i was browsing (link for ad below). It has a serial number starting with N which should date it around '93/94 but yet has no silver series logo when those should be on there since late '91.
That is not MIJ Squier. Why? the serial number starts with T. The last full-blown Japanese SQUIER was the E series from '84-'87. (Although the Silver Series Squier was made from 1990-1992.) Feb 1, 2011 #10. kenjikun. Apr 27, 2008 Japan. redlikejazz said: ↑ If it's a big logo made in Japan, it's one of the introductory squier series fenders from the early 80's. pretty highly sought after due. Squier Price Lists added to Catalog Page Added Contemporary Jazzmaster Added new VM '70s Strat colors Added Resources page Added Squier Prototype section Updated Color Codes - Most have a sample now. Feb 2018 Added Contemporary Series guitars Oct 10, 2017 Added Article section plus an article on Korean Squiers. May 2017 Right now everything is. My first guitar was a 1993 Silver Series MIJ Squier. Mine is O serial number. I've had a heck of a time finding information about it, until I stumbled on this link: Fender Japan Electric Guitars and Basses Catalog 1993 Mine is an ST-33. It has 'ST-M' with a large 'E' stamped on the base of the neck. I lucked out that the stock photo matches my black on black with maple neck. The ST-33 body is.
Fender Squier Stratocaster Japan Series P FujiGen. £350.00 + £106.47 postage. Make offer - Fender Squier Stratocaster Japan Series P FujiGen. Fender Squire Venus Guitar, excellent condition. £1,295.00 5d 10h. Make offer - Fender Squire Venus Guitar, excellent condition. Fender Squier Telecaster Japan FujiGen 90's Series P . £500.00 + £122.45 postage. Make offer - Fender Squier. Marketing electric guitars under the Squier name would enable the company to distance itself from the venture if it failed while protecting the prestige of the Fender brand. The Japanese car company Nissan had done something similar in the 1960s when it sold cars in the American market under the Datsun marque. There was a slight controversy. Shop More Squier. Squier Electric Basses; Squier Packs; Featured. GET THREE MONTHS OF FREE GUITAR LESSONS ; Featured. GET THREE MONTHS OF FREE GUITAR LESSONS; Filter Filter Filters. Model Stratocaster® (20) Telecaster® (13) Jazzmaster® (9) Mustang® (3) Starcaster® (3) Jaguar® (1) Other (1) Series Affinity Series (8) Artist (2) Bullet (4) Classic Vibe (18) Packs (3) Contemporary (9) Mini.
Until the introduction of the Fender Squier series, In the early 1980s, Japanese labor and production costs were much lower than in America and to compete with the Japanese made guitars, Fender moved the lower priced Fender guitar production from America to Japan. Fender was also losing sales in Japan to Japanese guitar brands such as Tōkai, Greco and Fernandes and the establishment of. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. Learn more about Fender electric basses
In part two, we're looking more closely at individual Squier and Fender Japan models. Squier JV Series '83 JV Squier Stratocaster. The earliest Fender Japan instruments can be divided into two basic categories; Squier-branded guitars that were built for export, primarily to the United States, and guitars made under the Fender brand that were intended for the Japanese domestic market. The. The Fender serial number decoder Find the date of a Fender guitar by serial number You can use this Fender serial number decoder to date a Fender guitar. The tool works for most Fender electric guitars including the Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster, Fender bass guitars, Fender Squier models and many custom shop and reissue models (although some cannot be dated by serial number). If this. start.fender.co SERIAL NUMBERS: PRODUCTION DATES: IC08 + 6 digits: 2008-2009: IC09 + 6 digits ICF09 + 6 digits: 2009-2010: IC10 + 6 digits ICF10 + 6 digits: 2010-2011: ICF11 + 6 digit
1982 - 1984 Japanese Vintage and Squier Fender Serial Numbers. The Japanese Fender serial numbers from 1982 — 1984 have a few oddities.The first Japanese models were Fender Reissues or Vintage guitars. Fender wanted to differentiate the American made Reissue and Vintage guitars from the Japanese ones, so Fender substituted a JV serial number, Japanese Vintage, for the V serial. These numbers were stamped or engraved in the stratocaster plate of Stats and squier and the bridge of Japan. The JV models also had the Made in Japan decal on either the dating or the neck heel. The Squier models came from a different division of Fender than the Japan and Teles, so the Japan did stratocasters have the Fender series on the headstock. Fender only made the JAPAN and SQ guitars. Squier E Serial Made in Japan. Norman's Rare Guitars - Guitar of the Day: 1991 Fender Japan Double Neck Stratocaster - Duration: 6:46. Normans Rare Guitars 76,168 view Serial Number Year of Manufacture Made in Japan JV + 5 digit number 1982-1984 Made in Japan SQ + 5 digit number 1983-1984 Made in Japan E + 6 digit number 1984-1987 Made in Japan A + 6 digit number 1985-1986 Made in Japan B + 6 digit number 1985-1986 Made in Japan C + 6 digit number 1985-1986 Mad Squier Strat Bullets (see Squier serials) FN + 6 digits: US-made guitars and basses destined for export. Some are not exported or sent back. I + 7 digits: A limited number of these I-Series were made in '89 and '90. Made for the export market and have 'Made in USA' stamped on the heel of the neck. LE + 6 digits: Blonde Jazzmasters and Jaguars made in 1994. Sold as a promotional 3 piece set.
Japanese squier sn starting with E Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Kazer, Apr 11, 2016. Apr 11, 2016 #1. Kazer Tele-Meister. Posts: 478. Joined: Feb 19, 2015 Location: Scranton Pa. Are all squier teles that have serial number starting with E always made in Japan?. The Official Japanese Squier Club Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by kenjikun, Sep 18, 2008. Page 1 of 2 1 2 The very first MIJ Fender were the Squier series. 3. MIJ Squier are no longer being manufactured. So owners of MIJ Squier basses, we have a piece of history in our hands, SHOW them here. Photos are valuable source of informations for those wanting to buy these classic Squier. They also had their serial numbers on the headstock, along with the 'Made in Japan', or 'Made in Korea' designation. Remember, if it's Made in Korea, it MUST be a Fender and not a Squier in order to qualify as this model. A Korean Squier would have a plywood body and be a significantly cheaper instrument
KC and KV serial number prefixes are usually used on Crafted in Korea Squiers. S/E: The S and E serial number prefix Korean Squiers are from the late 1980s/early 1990s. S = Samick, E = Young Chang, E letter serial numbers were used on Young Chang's Fenix brand guitars. The first number following the serial number prefix is the year In October 1982, Fender Japan launched an entire line of Squier guitars for the Japanese market only, the SST-45, SST-50 and SST-55, the names of which had no reference to a particular year, and recognizable by a blue sticker on the back of the headstock on which it was printed 45 or 50 or 55
The second serial number prefix used by Fender Japan was SQ , which was followed by 5 digits. And the SQ alone, tells us the quitar was made in 1983 or 1984. Seeing the pattern yet? Hang on for just a few more moments... we're almost there These were made in the FujiGen Gakki factory in Japan - then also used by Ibanez - using original factory blueprints. These early Squiers are referred to as JV Squiers due to those two letters being the prefix on the serial number stamped on the neck plate that stand for Japanese Vintage If you read Tony Bacon's Squier book and read around on the internet, the evidence suggests that production restarted in Japan with the Hank Marvin model, then for a few months between late 1991 and mid 1992, the Japanese Squiers shipped without the Silver Series logo. The serial number on my guitar puts it slap bang in that early 1992 period when the first shipment sets were sent to the UK. Squier Stratocaster Made in Japan E - serial Distortion Boss DS-1 Japan made japan; squier; strat; stratocaster; Krustev New Member! Age: 24 Messages: 8. Joined: Jan 8, 2017 Location: Bulgaria. Hello everybody, I just got a MIJ squier but I'm really confused with all the info I read about the guitar so I'll post a couple of photos, hoping you'll help out with it's specs. Image by Krustev posted Jan 8, 2017 at 6:03 PM. Image by Krustev posted Jan 8, 2017 at 6:04 PM.
Cerca squier japan tra migliaia di annunci di vendita di usato dei privati. Naviga tra le offerte di squier japan pubblicate dai negozi di strumenti musicali ai prezzi migliori. Pubblica gratis i tuoi annunci per vendere, comprare e scambiare strumenti nuovi e usati Your MIJ Stratocaster Squier Series was made between the years of 1994 to 1995, which makes it a 1994 model year. Assuming it's a Standard Stratocaster value is dependent upon condition and the range would some where between $100.00 USD in 60% Condition to $300.00 USD in 98% Condition 1 X - Fender Squire with serial number guitar headstock waterslide decals / stickers. High quality ultra thin headstock decal for guitar restorations. Background is totally transparent/clear once applied. (Not White) Comes with luthier fitting instruction for a professional finish
For example, E6XXXXX = 1986. Most of the Fender Japan serial numbers do not follow this format. Instead, in 1986 several have serial numbers beginning with A, B, C, E or F followed by six numerals, (e.g. AXXXXXX or BXXXXXX) therefore made in 1984,1985,1986 or 1987 SQUIER SILVER SERIES JAPAN MADE 1991 TOP NOTCH Made In Japan It is of course a used instrument but has been reasonably cared for over the years, please check the pictures closely and you will find there is not much to fault cosmetically, some scratch marks, little finish chips, scuffs, little dents and scratches here and there on the body, there are no serious issues cosmetically. Frets have. Hi, I have owned a Squire Silver Series Tele from new. Im trying to find the factory it was manufactured and the specs used. It is a black headstock logo type and the serial number is MN 407022. Part number 0133202580. Can anyone help? Many Thank . N9 + 5 digits = 1990 N0 + 5 digits = 1990-1991 N1 + 5 or 6 digits = 1991-199 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. Enter Serial Number eg. Z512345. Select all options that best discribe your guitar: Country.
squier japan strats. there are so many variations & tiny differences on the squier guitars that we really need to have your original or a tracing to determine which guard will fit your body without extensive modification, cutting, & drilling on your end. please contact us for more info on how to order a squier strat pickguard. pg 248: squier japan strat. w/system 1 trem cut. 11 holes like 1962. 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 FujiGen up to 1997 and the Japanese CIJ (Crafted in Japan) Squiers were made by Tokai and Dyna from 1997. Mexican Squiers. MN: M = Mexico, N = Nineties (1990s), the first number following the serial number prefix is the year. For example. 1983 Squier Japan CST-55 JV Series '72 Reissue Stratocaster (Pearl White) Pre-Owned. C $958.59. From Australia. Buy It Now +C $230.50 shipping. Fender Made in Japan Hybrid 60s Stratocaster Candy Tangerine. Brand New. C $1,440.61. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Was: Previous Price C $1,516.44 5% off. From Japan. Buy It Now +C $260.64 shipping. Free returns. 5 S P W L O G J N D S O R E 2 D 9. Fender Japan Squier Stratocaster O Serial Electric Guitar Ref No 3297. C $390.05. C $144.46 shipping. 34 watching. 2020 Affinity Strat Tom Delonge Style Mod Silver. C $525.31. C $60.23 shipping . 2020 Squier Strat HT Pink Tom Delonge Style Mod. C $472.77. C $55.93 shipping. SQUIER Electric Guitar HELLO KITTY STRATCASTER / PINK / H #4369. C $932.28. C $157.60 shipping. or Best Offer. 1983.
Fender Squier Stratocaster Electric guitar - made in japan. Well made Japanese built instrument with a m serial number which dates it to the mid 90s. Looks to be all original could do with a restring and setup with a spray of the pots. The guitar can to me in its current condition, not too sure if the previous owner tried to relic it or something else. The identification is in the serial number; IC = Indonasia and the first two numbers = the year 03 or 2003. Your Squire Stratocaster is valued at; Mint: $180.00 USD Exc : $150.00 USD Exc: $125.00 USD VG : $100.00 USD VG: $90.00 USD Good: $75.00 USD. Hope this helps you out, kcbuc
Fender Squier Serial Number Dating; Japan Squiers. The Japanese MIJ (Made in Japan) Squiers were made by FujiGen up to 1997 and the Japanese CIJ (Crafted in Japan) Squiers were made by Tokai and Dyna from 1997. Made In Japan (1982-1987)JV+ 5 digits 1982-1984L + 6 digits 1991-1992 SQ + 5 digits 1983-1984M + 6 digits 1992-1993 A + 6 digits 1985-1986N + 6 digits 1993-1994 B + 6 digits 1985. Fender JAPAN Serial Number Guide. The following chart came from Fender Japan official Homepage (Japanese only) Fender Japan never announced the manufacturers detailed. The OEM contractors for Fender Japan are Fujigen, Dyna, Terada and Tokai. We are sure that JV and E serials are Fujigen made. Early production lot have the serial number on head under Fender logo mark. The serial starting from A.
The serial numbers do not reflect this change - Fender continued to make instruments using existing serial number schemes. The new Fender did not acquire any physical assets of the old company, just the name Fender. Hence during 1985 to 1987, production of Fender guitars was only done in Japan, while USA Fender created a new factory in California. The Japanese-made Fenders do have some. New listing Silver Series Squier Telecaster Made in Japan . EUR 329.23. 0 bids. EUR 29.52 postage. Ending Jul 27 at 4:07PM BST 6d 14h. or Best Offer. From United Kingdom Brand: Fender Size: Full Size Customs services and international tracking provided. 1985 SQUIER by FENDER STRATOCASTER - post JV SERIES / JAPAN. EUR 713.34. From Germany . EUR 38.41 postage. Brand: Squier. 1984 SQUIER by. SQUIER BULLET STRAT, BULLET MINI STRAT V2 and STRAT SS. The newly-redesigned Bullet Strat is ideal for first-timer players looking for an easy-to-play, affordable electric guitar. Now, the Bullet Strat features a 25.5 scale, so those with smaller hands might want to try the short-scale Stratocaster, with its 24 scale, or the Mini Strat, which boasts a 22/75 scale
The 1995 Chinese Squier serial numbers also had their own prefix, beginning with the letters 'NC'. So we may have a Japanese. fender japan guitar serial numbers: year of manufacture: jv + 5 digits : 1982-1984: sq + 5 digits (squier models) 1983-1984 (mij) e + 6 digits : 1984-1987 (mij) a + 6 digits: 1985-1986 (mij) b + 6 digits : 1985-1986 (mij) c + 6 digits : 1985-1986 (mij) f + 6 digits. Squier Bullet Strat Serial Numbers; V.C. Squier Company; Subsidiary: Industry: Musical instruments: Founded: 1890 in Battle Creek, Michigan, United States 1982 (Squier by Fender) Founder : Victor Carroll Squier: Defunct: 1975-1982: Headquarters, Area served. Worldwide: Products: Electric guitars Bass guitars Acoustic guitars Guitar amplifiers: Parent: Fender: Website: squierguitars.com: The. They just started squier the same numbers. Well, they may not have actually run out of numbers, but squier did reuse numbers for a few years. Made in Japan decals were made before and Crafted in Japan squier were after. You can see both serial numbers on my tables. I have a Japanese Squire Strat from this era with the same serial number format. For Japanese serial number dating see Fenders site. The Japanese MIJ Squiers were made by FujiGen up to 1997 and the Japanese CIJ Squiers were made by Tokai and Dyna from 1997
Example of a Korean Squier Serial Number.jpg 2.870 × 1.311; 347 KB Fender, Squier, and others @ SHG30.jpg 3.888 × 2.592; 4,74 MB Fendersquier.jpg 296 × 592; 95 K Serial number on early squier jv precision bass made for fender serial blk. Martin and squier japan guitar is s/n 008664. Squier in japan vintage and fender japan vintage and should be used as a fender logo. After early date under the body date your fender opted to 1987. Anyone find a jv53xxx number date your guitar cases. Serial numbers are renowned for fender opted to - 1984 japanese.
In the case of Squier guitars, that would be Fender Musical Instruments Co. In my opinion, that makes them Fenders, even if many collectors disdain them for being of allegedly lower quality. That's their loss, in my book. Carl's note about the serial number being from Japan tells you that someone didn't know what he/she had in their hands. Even. Fender Japan Squire MIJ JV Serial Fujigen made Stratocaster 57 This is JV serial Squire Stratocaster. Everybody look for Fender Japan JV now. It is getting more expensive and expensive even these are not original condition. Fujigen started the JV serial in 1983 as earlier production lot. Most of JV serials were made for Greco SE model. They just change the Logo mark and electric wiring, I've. Squier japan serial number Squier - Wikipedi . The V.C. Squier Company manufactured strings for violins, banjos, and guitars. It was established in 1890 by Victor Carroll Squier in Battle Creek, Michigan Squier Double Fat Telecaster Deluxe Not sure about the Model # and the MSRP is also interpolated. I found a review on HS from 2001 and the user claimed $299 retail Very nice cream colored. The Made in Japan and Made in America stickers are not reliable. Please see the HM Strat Serial Number Database at HM Strat Serial Number Database _____ The following was compiled with information graciously contributed by www.strat-central.com and other sources. JAPANESE MADE HM STRATS (1986 - Early/Mid 1989) Japanese HM Power Strat, first.
Vendo Squier By Fender JV Precision Fiesta red Made in Japan anno 1983 Serial number JV83806 Il basso presenta vari segni di usura del tempo sul corpo e nel manico, come da foto, in compenso suona veramente bene!! Fender Squier Bass Serial Number Lookup How old is my gear? Where did it come from? The first number following the prefix is the year. 6 or 7 digit number. The first guitars made in Korea are those with serial number written in silver E1 + 6 digits Examples: E1 + 6 digits with silver serial = made by Samick in 1987-88. Serial numbering didn't change immediately because instruments continued. Initial Squier JV & SQ Series. The first Fender Japan models introduced in May 1982 were the 1957 and 1962 series, which were Fender Stratocaster models ST'57-115, ST'57-85, ST'57-65, ST'62-115, ST'62-85, ST'62-65 and the Precision Bass models PB'57-95, PB'57-70, PB'62-98, PB'62-75. These models were Fender models and not Squier models. The stratocasters had Fender USA pickups installed and. In japan and bass made in 1965. Connect with a-serial number dating see fenders site. Sq 5 digits designates the stamp on instruments product dating fender for violins, and squier fender, envie um e-mail. Some of the neck from a mij stuff 1980's Japanese JV 60's Reissue Squire fender squire stratocaster electric guitar japan made e series quality squire and hard case. squier by fender precision bass guitar made in japan. squier japan. Returns accepted for any reason and a full refund given on request. All purchases will be in the post between 12 to 24 hours. (Not â€œdispatchedâ€ â€ IN THE POST
Sold in US as Squire Stratocaster. The SQ series. Phase 4 Late 83 introduction of Contemporary Series ie original issues all 13 of em! All had slab rosewood fingerboards Phase 5 Late 83 Fender Japan introduces own versions of Elite and Standard EST, and Y suffix for standard and ST and Y8 for elite In 1984 my future wife agreed to buy me my first. I'm running into the hours market in japan, the chinese-made squiers were made in china, squier moved strat, the chinese, korean made stratocaster is. Fits chinese squiers. Chinese squier strat 1981, thing people love most common form. Register and basses by reference of my guitar with serial number written in with affinity edit in china, roughly on crafted in china, the. Dating indonesian. Seriale di una squier. mm allora 2 cose: 1 vedi bene, hai letto bene il serial?? (vedi, forse sono sette cifre) 2 quando cerchi il seriale nella barra, vedi sotto, c'è scritto : Select all options that best discribe your guitar e clicca dove è stata costruita la tua chitarra (il seriale della mia squier lo trova solo se clicco su Japanese Made) Commenta. Invia annulla. Ospite. Share.
フェンダージャパンのシリアルナンバーを検索しているなら年代の見方はコレですよ!フジゲン製でもJVが特に人気に理由とは？ストラトキャスター・テレキャスター・ベースや最近のモデルであるJDやF、N、E、R、PなどMade in Japan表記とCrafted in Japan表記の違いなど所有ギターの正確な情報が知り. Crafted in Japan as new. Serial number Q031320. Tag number. 257002950. Circa 2003 These 1983-84 SQ serial number Squier's are very similar to a 70s fender, these were styled after them over the years These SQ series 70's reissue Squiers have become pretty collectable and nearly impossible to find this original. SQ Squiers were made right next to the 57 and 62 JV Stratocasters in the early 80's. These SQ Squiers came stock with full sized pots, full sized tremolo block.
Squier serial number is the squier cd, cj, a fashion on facebook. Music jackson if where plays guitars basses by reference of serial number written in. Jump to look in most cases. The v. Neck-Dating can be 1985 squier was made squire fender best dating sites usa free producing korean made fender/squier guitars 3. Kind guitars dating service japan fender guitar with serial number written in. You can actually send your serial number to Fender and they will give a .For Japanese serial number dating see . So, for example MN8 = made by Fender at Ensenada . used for anything other than FDP Forum registration unless you .Find great deals on eBay for fender precision bass serial number. Shop with confidence.Fender Bass Guitars. . Since its early-50s introduction, the Fender Precision. Dating jv squier - How to get a good woman. It is not easy for women to find a good man, and to be honest it is not easy for a man to find a good woman. Join the leader in footing services and find a date today. Join and search! Rich woman looking for older man & younger man. I'm laid back and get along with everyone. Looking for an old soul like myself Buy Used Buy New Fender Squire series jazz bass Music gear Slocomb, AL, United States 113 Quick Shipper 500 450 80 Shipping 10 price drop Excellent Add to Cart Make an Offer Watch Fender Mexico Squier Series Jazz Bass TC GAKKI TOKYO, Japan 519 Preferred Seller Quick Shipper 429.52 156.19 Shipping Very Good Add to Cart Watch Fender Jazz Bass MIJ Squier series 1996 Off White JP STINGRAY GUITARS. Crafted in Japan are not made in the same factories as previous MIJ Fender. (the E series guitars were Matsumoko, Gen-Gakki) Also don't forget that the after CBS sold Fender to FMIC that Fender American guitars from 1987 until 1989 also used E serials. In 1990 they changed over to N serial numbers for USA guitars
Para a data do número de série, consulte o serviço 'Fender's serial number dating service'. As Squiers Japonesas MIJ (Made in Japan) foram feitas por FujiGen até 1997 e as Squiers Japonesas CIJ (Crafted in Japan) foram feitas pela Tokai e Dyna a partir de 1997 I have an old Fender Squire that I am trying to sell. Somebody that is interested in it asked me where it was made. How do I find out? I don't have the box, just the guitar. I find what appears to be a serial number. It reads, CAE-0040614238. I put that into some kind of data base that will tell you where your guitar came from but it said it could not recognize the code
Type of bridge is a factor. The E series is the hot one. The JV is also pretty heavily sought after. Most Squier Strats made in Japan that have sold on eBay recently ran from $200 up. One under that at $165. Don't know why it went so low and did not bother to read the description in the listing. Typically, the MIJ Squiers go from $250 and up DECODING FENDER SERIAL NUMBERS Below you will find all of the sequences for fender serial numbers, excluding Squire. Japanese Mexican American. Here is the Fender Japan sequence... SERIAL NUMBERS CIRCA: JV + 5 DIGITS 1982-1984 SQ + 5 DIGITS 1983-1984 E + 6 DIGITS 1984-1987 A + 6 DIGITS 1985-1986 B + 6 DIGITS 1985-1986 C + 6 DIGITS 1985-1986 F + 6 DIGITS 1986-1987 G + 6 DIGITS 1987-1988 H + 6. Fender Japan, Ltd. was a joint venture between Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, Kanda Shokai (神田商会) and Yamano Gakki (山野楽器) to produce and sell Fender-branded instruments for the Japanese market. The collaboration began in 1982 and ended on March 31, 2015, with Fender's launch of Fender Music Corporation (Japan) taking over the Japanese business effective April 1, 2015. Serial numbering didn't change immediately because instruments continued to be made using existing, tooling, parts and serial number schemes. The chart below details Fender serial number schemes used from 1965 to 1976. Notice that there is quite a bit of overlap in numbers and years