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In most cases, it is possible to tell the year of a Fender guitar by examining its serial number, though some models use a numbering system that does not guarantee an exact year. Also, certain anniversary, limited run an... More »

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The different types of Fender electric guitars are the Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster, Jaguar and Mustang. There are various platforms available within the respective model categories. Fender also makes acoustic an... More »

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From 1950 until 1976, Fender guitar serial numbers ran up into the 700,000s, with some overlap between years. From 1976 until 2009, serial numbers started with an S, E, N or Z, depending on the decade of production. From... More »

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The value of a Fender guitar varies widely depending upon the make and model and the guitar's condition. In July 2015, VintageGuitar.com estimated the value of a 1950-1951 Fender Broadcaster at $49,500 to $86,000, while ... More »

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A Fender guitar or other instrument can sometimes be dated using its serial number. Guitars produced from 1950 to 1954 have serial numbers up to 6,000, while guitars produced in 1964 have serials of L20,000s and up to L5... More »

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Fender's website has manuals for a wide range of its products, including a number of amplifiers, as of 2015. Users can download these manuals in PDF format. More »

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The Fender serial number A021277 may indicate that the guitar is was manufactured in Japan in 1985 or 1986. However, if the words "Crafted in Japan" appear above the serial number, that indicates that the guitar was manu... More »

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