Dating your fender by the serial number
Usually, production begins in July or August, but can vary by year.
As a general rule, we start with July as “A”, the August as “B” and so on.
Besides, no article in the Dating Fender Amps by Serial Number series would be complete without some interesting information, n’est ce pas?
I promise the tables will still be there after you finish reading.
Well, this universal “truth” was debunked when we found a bunch of amps with transformers made by the Better Coil and Transformers company.
*For these formats, the letter always represents the month. It represents the first month of production for that year.
Perhaps the best way to date the Vintage series is to carefully remove the necek and check the bottom of the neck for a production date.
Oddlings – Yet another printing error has surfaced, this time from the FEI (pre-CBS) days.
Can you estimate my WWII Army Jeep's Hood Registration Numbers? 1952: Willys M-38A1 military jeep production starts. 1953: Bantam civilian jeep trailer production ends. Ford numbered their jeeps based on the serial number of the engine that was installed in them.
If you call us or send an e-mail, we'll try to help you determine the year your car was made.