USA Fender wanted to stop the import of these guitars to the USA due to firing up their Mexican plant and due to the “too good” quality Japan was creating which competed with the USA models.
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The first being the “Made in Japan” date and the second is the “Crafted in Japan” date. In another 5 years there is going to be sooo much confusion, it will not ne funny!
Most of the “Made in Japan” and the “Crafted in Japan” guitars us a 6 digit number (But not all and excluding the A prefix! A 6 DIGITS 1985-1987, 1997-1998 (Made in Japan) and (Crafted in Japan) This was one of the most confusing serial uber used by Japan.
The numbers for each year typically overlap, as there is always a transitional period between successive years and as necks and complete instruments that were made and serial numbered late in any given year were used on instruments assembled and sold in the early months of the subsequent year.
As always, dating by serial number is not an exact science and is seldom definitive.
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We are committed to preserving these classic vintage guitars and we know we are not alone in our affinity for them. instrument production history, production dates have been applied to various components.There were periods of time when this was not consistently done, (between 19), and there are certainly other examples of short periods of time, and individual pieces, where the dating was simply omitted. The list goes on and each is an icon in its own right.and both were being made at the same time from 1994 till 1997.The letter prefix is followed by an eight-digit number, the first two digits of which identify year of manufacture, (i.e., , , etc.).