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This isn’t entirely accurate however, since that is only the date the neck was built (even though most of the rest of the guitar was built pretty quickly after, not always though because Fender does use an assembly line method to build many of their guitars) and not the whole guitar.If your guitar serial number shows you that there is a possibility for more than one year, refer to our fender research guides section to get a more accurate timespan.It would be more accurate to say that approx 650 of each of these models were produced in ’60.As with the Marshall logo, the original ‘spaghetti’ style Fender logo (above) is by [someone unknown], although general chatter suggests it was based on Leo Fender’s own signature with the ‘F’ being simply reversed!Unfortunately, since we cannot get an exact date either by looking at the neck or by matching the guitar with a serial number….have to dive a little bit deeper to figure out how to get an exact date for our guitar. Figuring out how much your fender is worth is surprisingly the easy part.
Grab your guitar and set your timer, because we’re going to figure out what year your guitar was made Unfortunately, some models are not able to be dated due to the serial numbers being made for Fender production and not specifically meant to be for the customer for dating. Some of the models numbers do overlap unfortunately since Fenders primary intention for model numbers was to help their production team rather than provide an accurate dating system for customers.
Not being able to figure out the exact year of a model can be frustrating, especially when trying to break down how much it is worth.
Since serial numbers aren’t technically meant to date their guitars (they were there for production purposes), you can’t always tell just from a serial number.
Chart Number 2 – First two digits followed by a space and then the rest of the digits, starts with 76 or is only the number 500.
Some of the models numbers do overlap unfortunately since Fenders primary intention for model numbers was to help their production team rather than provide an accurate dating system for customers.
The gold logo (above) with black outline was called the ‘transition logo’, and was designed by adman and graphic designer, Robert Perine.