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Fender's production methods from the early fifties had the effect the numbers may not be consecutive.
Also overlap of serial numbers and dates come with regularity.
At the Stratocasters from the early fifties the serial numbers were stamped on the back vibrato cover.
On some Telecasters at the bridge between the pickup and the saddles.
January 1965 Fender was acquired by CBS Corporation.
Although it is not be traced back directly to the serial numbers.
Again, there are a several serial numbers that overlap.
Although a serial number is helpful for roughly determining the age of a guitar, this is often not the exact date.In 1990, the N came as a prefix to the numbers, which stands for the nineties.The numbers and decals are produced far in advance.The table below shows the Fender serial numbers as they were used from 1950 to 1964.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.