Dating fender bullet guitars by headstock
Well gang here it is the ultimate list on serial numbers from today to yesterday.Now I know there are a few yawning out there but think of those who do not know how to read them.Indonesian Made Ibanez These guitars start with the following I=Cort Indonesia factory K=KWO factory J=Sejung factory The example serial number is K031034335 K=KWO 03=2003 10=Oct.So 01= Jan 12=Dec 34335 it is from the Acoustic range So 00001 to 49999 are Acoustic Guitars, 50000 to 99999 are electric guitars and electric basses All 3 factories use the same serial number system China Production W=World Factory Z=Yeou Chern Factory Example Serial Number WX32149 W=World Factory X=October..wait it goes like this for the build months 1=Jan 2=Feb 3=Mar 4=Apr 5=May 6=Jun 7=July 8=Aug 9=Sep X=Oct Y=Nov Z=Dec 3=2003 2149= 2149th guitar built for that month.
However, plenty of everyday players—both now and then—think collectors’ derision of CBS-era Fenders is just nitpicking.
So there it is peeps, this brings you up to date,if there is other stuff I have left out which I'm sure I might have like the Artstar Jazz Boxes with the H starting serial number...
Lt Commander Roadster please fill in the missing blanks here If you have anything else please put it here so we can keep a uniform thread to be used by all as good reference guide.
“What brings me back to this little Strat is its neck.
By industry standards, it’s not a great neck—because it’s fat and not very wide.
So I bought one out of the for $300.” His ’71 Strat had a natural finish, Schaller tuners, and the bullet truss rod.