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How can I tell when my guitar was made?

Last Updated: 29th May, 2020

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Part 2 Dating the Guitar
  1. Find the name of the maker on the headstock. The name of theguitar company that made the guitar should bepainted or imprinted on the headstock.
  2. Look for a serial number.
  3. Check serial numbers online.
  4. Look for a date marker on the neck.
  5. Take your guitar to a luthier or dealer.

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Also to know is, how do I tell what year my Fender guitar is?

From 1954 to 1976 Fender stamped itsguitar's serial number on either the top or bottom of theneck plate. Modern Fender production guitars, 1976 tothe present, have their ID numbers on the front or back of theheadstock near the Fender decal.

what is a Fender Highway One Stratocaster? Fender Highway One Stratocaster Electric Guitar.Wide seventies headstock, fat frets, scorching alnico pickups,upgraded vintage-style bridge, and super-light nitro satin finishmake this American-made Highway One Stratocaster ready forthe open road. Alder body, C-shaped maple neck, and Greasebuckettone circuit.

Also question is, how old does a guitar have to be to be vintage?

30 years old

How do I check my fender serial number?

The serial number for these three models can befound at the bridge plate and is used until about early 1954.Fender then switched to a serial numbering on theneck plate for all models. There is some overlap of serialnumbers and dates. Until 1955, the serial number isapplied to the bridge plate.

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