Then in 1972, Fender changed to a new type of neck stamp which had 8-digits which was stamped in green or red ink.Now that these instruments are hitting the "magical" 25-year mark, they have suddenly gained attention.
The series included the Supersonic guitar, the Venus guitar (co-designed by Courtney Love), the Jagmaster (a hybrid of the Fender Jaguar and Jazzmaster models), and a re-issue of the Musicmaster Bass.
To clarify, a neck would have one or the other type of stamp…
It is not known why Fender used two completely different systems at the same time.
MN: M = Mexico, N = Nineties (1990s), the first number following the serial number prefix is the year.
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