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The changeover to the new owners can not deduce the serial numbers, because they continued the numbering at the same way.In 1990, the N came as a prefix to the numbers, which stands for the nineties.The serial numbers in principle chronological, but as already mentioned, as a result of Fender's production, there are a several serial numbers that overlap.The only way to try to figure out the date is to remove the neck from the body and check the butt end of the heel of the neck.Based on the style of the serial number, it would relate to either 1977, or 1978. We did not acquire Fender until 1985 and CBS did not pass along production information, so we would not have details on the parts used during that time.
The table below shows the Fender serial numbers as they were used from 1950 to 1964.
On some Telecasters at the bridge between the pickup and the saddles.
Example: PAT, 2,573,254 2,968,204 3,143,028 2,976,704 2,573,254 for pickup and bridge combination.
Also overlap of serial numbers and dates come with regularity.
Where to find the serial number The serial numbers on the guitar are provided through the years on various places.