5 Serial number tracing edit As follows is an approximate method in which Squier dates the serial numbers of manufactured instruments. Miscellaneous Chinese serials: CD, CT, CJ, NC: C China, the first number following the serial number prefix is the year. The plant from which the COB serial number prefix models originate remains a mystery.USA edit Some USA made Squiers have a serial number with an E Eighties 1980s prefix, and some have a serial number with a N Nineties 1990s prefix. No documentation, or comment from the manufacturer has resolved the question of which plant produced them.Because the number was placed on a sticker it is fairly common for the serial number to be missing. guitar information and forum about JV - Japanese Vintage fender squier stratocaster guitars, squier telecaster and basses.
L origine et la datation des guitares FENDER est expliquée ici : origine et datation des guitares FENDER par le N de série Si ce n est pas votre recherche. In 1982, the Squier brand was reactivated by Fender to become its brand for lower priced versions of Fender guitars. Squier Company 1890-1975 1.2 Squier Guitars 1982-present 2 Instrument models 2.1 Acoustic guitars 2.2 Electric guitars 2.2.1 Original 2.2.2 Fender Copies 2.3 Electric bass 2.4 Amplifiers 3 Instrument series 3.1 Squier JV SQ series 3.2 Squier Vintage Modified Series 3.3 Squier Classic Vibe Series 4 Serial number tracing 4.1 USA 4.2 Mexico 4.3 Korea 4.4 China and Taiwan 4.5 Indonesia 4.6 India 5 References 6 External links History edit V. Squier Company 1890-1975 edit Jerome Bonaparte Squier, a young English immigrant who arrived in Battle Creek, Michigan, in the latter part of the 19th century, was a farmer and shoemaker who had learned the fine European art of violin making. As his business grew, Squier moved the company to 429 Lake Ave. Victor Squier started making his own hand-wound violin strings, and the business grew so quickly that he and his employees improvised a dramatic production increase by converting a treadle sewing machine into a string winder capable of producing 1,000 uniformly high-quality strings per day.
Vintage Modified guitar models include Stratocasters, Telecasters, Jaguars, Jazzmasters and Mustangs. Some late 80 s and early 90 s examples held a serial number with the prefix M followed by 7 numerals, although there is much that is not known about these guitars and their exact date of manufacture as Squier were undergoing a transitional period at this time making precise dating difficult.
The bass lineup features Precision and Jazz basses including fretless versions of both, Jaguars and Telecasters, with five-string and short-scale models featured in the range. The majority of Vintage Modified instruments are available only in right-handed configurations. They featured a high gloss maple neck with both rosewood and maple fretboard options and a slimmer 40mm body.
Over time, the Squier series slowly evolved to include original model designs and production has moved from Japan to various other Asian countries such as Korea, China and Indonesia. The large Fender logo of the export Squier series was soon changed to a large Squier logo. Mexico edit MN: M Mexico, N Nineties 1990s, the first number following the serial number prefix is the year.
Instrument models edit Jazzmaster Telecaster guitars Jaguar bass. The first Fender Japan guitars are known as the JV Fenders and JV Squiers, with JV standing for Japanese Vintage to reflect the guitars were made from the original blueprints of the vintage US guitars, were made by the Fuji Gen Gakki factory in Japan, using technical support from Fender. MZ: M Mexico, Z 2000 s, the first number following the serial number prefix is the year. KC and KV serial number prefixes are usually used on Crafted in Korea Squiers.