Dating fender telecaster neck


12-Nov-2019 00:37

Additional information is needed to test the decoding theory and your help will be greatly appreciated.Now that you’re all expert cryptographers let’s dive right into the 1972 – 80 coding system.

If Fender used the coding system as early as 1967, then we should see more 19 guitars surfacing with the green stamped code.This means two things for the owner of a 1969-80 Fender.First, the chances of having an intact stamped code is about 50-50.CBS-Fender used this neck code system concurrently with the standard Month-Year date stamp that had been in use since 1962.

Both type of stamps can be found on Fenders made from 1969 through 1971.The new code consisted of 6, 7 or 8 digits and was usually stamped in green ink.