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All this is public information, avaiable on the web.I encourage you to take initiative and verify this (and ALL) information independently, for yourself.Fender "JV" guitars were only made from 1982 to 1984.On early Fender JV models, you will also find "MADE IN JAPAN" written very small under the Fender spaghetti logo on the headstock of the guitar.For instance, many of the MIJ/CIJ Telecasters have the serial number on the bridge and they start with an "A".
While this neck dating is useful in roughly determining the age of a guitar, it is certainly not definitive.
So, obviously a neck date, while being helpful in providing a date range of production, it cannot be a definitive reference.
Unlike the auto industry which has specific model years for their products, most specifications for a given Fender instrument model, change little if any, through the lifetime of the model.
If you already have a basic understanding of the USA serial numbering system, just skip down to the next Bold Centered text.
Most readers of this are probably already aware that Fender USA guitar serial numbers "theoretically" follow a pattern.
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A: The serial number of your guitar will begin with one of the above lettering sequences.