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The following chart details the Fender serial number schemes used from 1950 to 1964.
You will notice that there is quite a bit of overlap of numbers and years.
So, obviously a neck date, while being helpful in providing a date range of production, it cannot be a definitive reference.Serial numbers have been used in various locations on Fender instruments through the years.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.The serial numbers do not immediately reflect the change, as CBS continued to make instruments using existing, tooling, parts, and serial number schemes.The following chart details the Fender serial number schemes used from 1965 to 1976.
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.