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They have been placed at the top of the neck plate, on the front of the headstock, on the back of the headstock, and on the back of the neck near where the neck bolts onto the body.

They were stamped on the back vibrato cover plate (early '50s Strats), and on the bridge plate between the pickup and the saddles on some Telecasters.

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Fender American Vintage Reissue Stratocasters have serial numbers that begin at V000001 in 1982 and are now approaching V200000 in 2008.

Each American Reissue Stratocaster that left the factory had one of these V serial numbers stamped into the neckplate.

Unfortunately, our records are not complete enough to provide precise dating information for many Fender acoustic guitars from the early 1960s through the 1970s and 1980s.

Although the tables below are as accurate as possible, serial numbers of these acoustic guitars have never been archived and are of no assistance when attempting to date these instruments.

I have come across many guitars with a serial number in the V012000's with a 1982 neckdate.

I have also come across guitars with a V012000 serial number with a 1986 neckdate.

A possible explanation is that Fender just had a large box filled with neckplates and thus placed on guitars in a semi-random fashion.

Of course, the box would not contain 10,000 neckplates but rather a couple thousand at the most.

The information contained in this guide was culled from our archives of Fender price lists and catalogs, beginning with 1968.

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