But here too there were a number of overlaps and the reference tothe correct production date is sometimes vague. YN (“Made in China”) - Y = Yako (Taiwan), N = Nineties (1990s), the first numbers following the prefix is the year. × Â¿Las Squier II son una especie de "modified" Squier? This includes the CN/VN Fender Squier, the E9, S9 and S10 models. Es China, pero empiezan con 00 el serial. Ya que estamos, ¿alguien sabe por qué el II de ciertas Squier? Note the introduction of the letter prefix to the serial numbers. CY is followed by 2-digit year. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. YN: Y = Yako (Taiwan), N = Nineties (1990s), the first number following the serial number prefix is the year. I was hoping for a little help if possible in identifying a Squier Strat that doesn’t have a serial number. CY appears on most models produced in China, and is by far the most common form. After 2007, the marking was switched back to "Made in Japan". Serial? There were also Korean Squier serials with no serial number prefix and 6 or 7 numbers and the first number is the year. Here too there are a number of numbers and years that overlap. Having read through the forum I suspect it may be an SE model, that is also backed up by the fact it came with a Squier SP10 amp when I bought it 2nd hand. The KC and KV forms are apparently associated with the change to Crafted in Korea. Hace más de 6 años que vengo escribiendo boludeces en este foro, increíble! CBS continued to make the guitars using the available, In January 1965, Fender was acquired CBS Corporation. YN: Y = Yako (Taiwan). 1980, (Gold hardware, 2 position rotary tone switch), U.S. '52 Vintage Telecaster 1982-1988 (Check neck for specific year), U.S. '52 Vintage Telecaster 1988-present (Check neck for specific year). The S and E Squires seem to be from the late 1980's/early 1990's and don't seem to have a reliable serial number system for dating. that isn't 08. por favor chicos. again All I have on my 07 is 'Crafted in China' I think it is 1998. Q año? The Japanese MIJ Squiers were made by FujiGen up to 1997 and the Japanese CIJ Squiers were made by Tokai and Dyna from 1997.   Pasted as rich text. The code on potentiometers gives information about the manufacturer and the year and week when it was made. A lot of the Squier II's had a plywood body. The Squier IIs were the only silver logo Squiers to come with a thin laminate body. Yo tengo una Strato Squier II India, la compré por 1991 en Royal House, así que coincide con la fecha de fabricación 1989/90. I agree with you wholeheartedly about 'YAKO' built guitars. Six-digit serial numbers with no preceding letters, with the first number being the year. YN (“Made in China”) - Y = Yako (Taiwan), N = Nineties (1990s), ... For example, a 1990 made in India Squier II serial number would start with N0 plus 5 digits. The exceptions to this are the 87' E7 and E10 models built by Young Chang The Squier II models also came with silver headstock logos. For example "YN5" = made by Yako in 1995. ... Squier serial numbers beginning with CA are made by Axl China. The company was given the current name; Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. Some Squier II's were made in India around 1989-1990. For Japanese serial number dating see Fenders site. The second character refers to the decade N = Nineties (1990's). USA Squires are very rare and usually have a E serial number and were made for less than a year spanning 1989 and 1990. There were also some KV (Korean Saehan(Sunghan)) serial numbers followed by 2-digit year. US-made guitars and basses destined for export. The only way to try to find the date is to remove the neck from the body. So, for example "YN6" = 1996. Hola gente,consegui una Squier 2 korea,con manguito de maple (en realidad la compre por esto) el cuerpo va para el asado (es un laminado).El numero de serie es M 11xxxxx,es 91?.Su ex dueño,me dijo que era ese año,si alguien puede contarme,muchas gracias!!!! 1981 and 1982, Precision Bass Special (Walnut) from 1982, Precision Bass Special (Walnut) from 1982, Gold Strat 1982 and 1983, "STRAT" from about. By You can post now and register later. dating squier guitars by reference of serial numbers From 1982 Fender Squiers are also produced outside the USA, in that year the production startedin Japan. CY: Y = Yako (Taiwan) C = China. facuxsrv, July 26, 2010 in Guitarras, Buscando el serial de mi nueva tele squier descubrí esto, por ahí a alguien le sirve, How to date Japanese, Mexican, USA, Korean, Chinese, Indonesian and Indian Squiers. Some recent Squiers are being made in India.fuente: http://www.fenderforum.com/forum.html?d ... ber=631490. Produced in Korea, Fender/Squier guitars. Due to a factory fault, N9 stickers (intended for use in 1999) were affixed in 1990 to a number of instruments built in that year. Although that is not directly attributable to the serial numbers. Estoy buscando en paginas yankis pero no aparece nada! IS = Made in Indonesia by Samick. www.musiquiatra.com [edit] Chinese & Taiwanese Squiers YN: Y = Yako (Taiwan), N = Nineties (1990s), the first number following the serial number prefix is the year. or in the cavity in which the pickups are. Ja! vos sabes que tengo exactamente el mismo dilema que vos? The table below shows the Fender serial numbers as they were used from 1950 to 1964. The Z for the digits was added in 2000. To your original question, I would put the price between $75 - $125. The first Telecasters and Stratocasters appear to have a separate numbering. So, post-1996 models only would have this form of serial number. In March 1985, CBS Corporation Fender was sold to a group of private investors led by William Schultz. The U.S. Deluxe Series have the same standard but with the addition Gracias chicos, la voy a comprar y no quiero meter la gamba. YN is associated with 'made in china' rather than 'crafted in china' and 1996 was the year they swapped to 'crafted in china' and mostly CY prefixes. ni te preocupes si a vos te gusta tu viola como suena no importa de donde venga! ya somos dos amigo! Gracias. I have seen a chinese Squier serial number CY0000xxxx or something of that caliber.... (i can't remember full number) also the photo does show a 'designed in america, crafted in china' above the number. So, for example "CN6" = made by Cort in 1996 and "VN6" = made by Saehan(Sunghan) in 1996. With Telecasters it can happen that a '52er has a higher number thana '53er. Display as a link instead, × Community, parts, and the serial numbering system. 6-digit number. La tengo que ir a buscar mañana, me dan una mano please. So, for example "MN8" = made by Fender at Ensenada Mexico in 1998. No le deseo bola. Clear editor. The serial numbers can give a rough indication of the year of construction. And the first number following is the year.   You cannot paste images directly. If the year is unreadable, it can also be written on the body under the pickguard Mas vale que no influye de que año sea y demas, pero vos viste que los violeros somos fanaticos de estos datos! V + 5 or 6 digits (American Vintage Series excluded '52 Telecaster). In the past (before 1976) the serial numbers were often randomly assigned. The following table shows the most common Fender serial numbersfrom 1976 to the present. And the first number following is the year. And the first number following is the year. 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. Usually the production date is stamped or written on the heel of the neck. Although there have been times when major changes have taken place, such as the acquisition of Fender by CBS, and the transition from CBS Fender DZ1, DZ2 etc. me acabo de enterar que mi Strat Squier que me compré hace unos dias es del 2007, y como ya sabia es china :D , el s/n empieza con CY. Squier II's could not possibly have been assembled before 1987/88, as these represent the transition to Indian and then Korean production, and all the ramifications of such (the serial numbers can be off by years for these particular axes, and neck dates may also be misleading).