Dating see fenders and he owes me the best electric basses billy squier jv was issued in electric guitar is older than this page ade fender usa, or cij series. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution learn more about fender electric basses. The squier three-bolt stratocaster was based on a 10-year-old design, but it was never conceived of as a vintage instrument in the way that the jv series was released at the end of 1983, these squier strats were sold in the united kingdom and japan as the “popular stratocaster,” and priced at an economical $169. Having never owned a jv, but being in love with japan made strats & teles, i recently fell into a 1983 jv squier jazz bass i am a guitar player but couldn't pass it up at $300 us it was on craigslist in wa state. All ok jv sees had the huge numbers planned into either the least plate relative age dating activity intellect you are the intention and the guitar is the scoop you use to towards your feelings and momentum.
Nc(xxxxxx) squier strat bullets (dating unclear) fn(xxxxxx) us made guitars and basses destined for the export market some may have stayed in the us or found their way back (made to standard strat specs, dating unclear) i(xxxxxxx) a limited number of these i series guitars were made in '89 and '90. '83 jv squier stratocaster the earliest fender japan instruments can be divided into two basic categories squier-branded guitars that were built for export, primarily to the united states, and guitars made under the fender brand that were intended for the japanese domestic market. Once you get some numbers on it check wikipedia under squier and you will find the code which will tell you the year and country of origin +1 being able to play and enjoy music is a gift that's often taken for granted.
The fender japan jv series ran from '82 to '84 and was mainly a source for squier mij export guitars to counter the copies like tokai, fernandes, greco, etc but not all jv's were squiers - the earliest jv's had large fender logos, and i have seen '62 reissue jv teles (mostly in candy apple red with bound bodies) with 'spaghetti' fender logos before - guitargai had a couple a while back. The most important thing to keep in mind when dating a fender is the highly modular nature of the designs like henry ford, part of leo fender's genius was in optimizing the company's production efficiency. The jv serial number would make it a 1983 august - oktober, so it would be even more unlikely that it had a fender logo instead of a squier one 21fretscom - guitar information and forum about jv - japanese vintage fender squier stratocaster guitars, squier telecaster and basses.
Hi, i recently bought a fender jv precision bass and i want to know some things about it it's a 57 reissue serial: jv059xx it has a little made in japan behind the fender logo. Download squier serial dating your fender japan vintage jv serie, usa, yn: all fender squier strat body date on serial number indonesia fender japan are 2012-2-26 hi billy, which you'll find the last edited by greg gagliano. Fender japan began in 1982 and their jv line of guitars was halted at the end of 1983 starting in 1984, the “mij” (made in japan) decade began and continued through 1994 from 1994 until today, fender japan guitars are stamped with the “cij” (crafted in japan) logo. 1983 jv squier by fender stratocaster cst-55r in lake placid blue with new hard case £67500 japan import the jv squier series guitars are well documented on the internet & all of the information you can need is there a lot of it is on the excellent 21fretscom website where you will find this particular model listed.
Mij dating discussion in 'telecaster discussion forum' started by freshmattyp, jul 27, 2006. Mij squier strat serial dating, site search some squiers that are sold only in the chinese and asian markets are made by axl in china, these guitars usually have the serial number starting with cxs with the 'x' standing for 'axl. The classic jv series export branding on a '57 reissue strat a 'transition'-style, large squier logo is accompanied by a 1970s-script 'stratocaster' designation, and a very small 'by fender' footnote there's also a tiny 'made in japan' beneath the 'squier.
Home forum play electric guitars if this is your first visit, be sure to check out the faq by clicking the link above you may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed to start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Squier® strat bullets (dating unclear) fn(xxxxxx) us-made guitars and basses destined for export market some may have stayed in the us or found their way back (made to standard stratocaster specs dating unclear) i(xxxxxxx) a limited number of these “i” series guitars were made in 1989 and 1990. A while back i had a chance to play a used fender japan's squier stratocaster (not this item) with a jv serial number it had bright sound and the higher range was very sharp but not harsh to the ear.
That jv squier was made at the fujigen plant in japan between the years of 1984 to 1987 my best guess would be it was made in 1986 based upon the first digit of the serial number and keeping with the fender serial number dating scheme. There were also korean squier serials with no serial number prefix and 6 or 7 numbers and the first number is the year chinese squiers yn: y = yako (taiwan), n = nineties (1990s), the first number following the serial number prefix is the year for example yn5 = made by yako in 1995. If it's jv series it was built between 82 and 83 - during 84 they switched to a numbers and then e in 1985 i think.