Dating korean fender guitars

It was established in 1890 by Victor Carroll Squier in Battle Creek, Michigan. By 1975, Squier became defunct as a manufacturer and a brand name for strings, as Fender opted to market its strings under the Fender brand name. Squier Company manufactured strings for violins, banjos, and guitars. Just as MIJ shook off its cheapo image and fetch deservedly higher prices, I wouldn't be suprised if the Korean ones become more appreciated.

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I've left it totally original, in fact, in lives in the case!

3 Way pickup selector fitted, but comes with a 5 way if you want to de-solder the three way...

I'll see if I can post any piccies of the old thing...

BTW: There's a great write up on them here: Thanks again, Mark Okey dokey, here goes: 2007 Epiphone Les Paul Custom.

Hope you like 'em :-) The green Les Paul is a pretty special guitar. I don't need it, hardly use it, but it's a wonderfully made guitar.

USA Fender Strat 1957-2007 Special Limited Edition. Blonde 'see through' paint job, thin 50's profile neck (thinner than the Mexican) and gorgeous tone. Close up of the nice neck plate on the USA 1957-2007 Strat! [/url] :lol: , I noticed that EU "do not put this item in the bin" sticker on the neckplate, too. Incidentally, and not wishing to hijack, but I've just put up my Fenix Jazz bass on Fleeb.

(lots of knocks and dinks, picked it up for next to nothing, seems quite rare to me) Fender Strat Sunburst (2007 - Mexican) - good guitar Fender USA Strat 1957-2007 Special Edition (awesome, 3 position pickup selector! Korean Squiers: C refers to Cort, V refers to Saehan(Sunghan), S was already taken by Samick so Saehan(Sunghan) used V instead (Saehan(Sunghan) made the Vester guitars). The second character refers to the decade: N represents Nineties (1990's). So, for example "CN6" = made by Cort in 1996 and "VN6" = made by Saehan(Sunghan) in 1996. I have a guitar synth system, so I plan to fit the synth pickup to this.

Exceptions: Pro-Tone Series (solid ash bodies) had serial numbers with either a) no preceding letters and 7 digits, with the first number being the year, or b) starting with KC for Korean Cort, followed by 2-digit year.

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. 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.

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