Dating a fender custom shop guitar
The next table shows the most common Fender serial numbers schemes from 1976 to the present.Here is the S first introduced as a prefix to the serial numbers. The E stands for the decade of the eighties, and was introduced in 1979.
On some Telecasters at the bridge between the pickup and the saddles. PAT, 2,573,254 2,968,204 3,143,028 2,976,704 2,573,254 for pickup and bridge combination.Although it is not be traced back directly to the serial numbers.CBS continued to make the guitars using the existing tools, parts, and the numbering system.The price quoted also may not be in Australia dollars.The price does not include warranty outside the country of sale.