Fender Stratocaster guitars are perhaps the world's most recognisable electric guitars.
At Gear4music, we have a wide range of Standard and American Strats in stock as well as models from the Special, Deluxe and Roadworn series.
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The serial numbers in principle chronological, but as already mentioned, as a result of Fender's production, there are a several serial numbers that overlap.
The only way to try to figure out the date is to remove the neck from the body and check the butt end of the heel of the neck.
The table below shows the serial numbers as they were used from 1965 to 1976.
Again, there are a several serial numbers that overlap.View All Information The Fender Stratocaster has been used by countless guitar legends, inspiring the Artist series - most notably by the likes of Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck and Robert Cray.Its sleek, contoured body and double cutaways make it one of the most comfortable and playable guitars available, capable of producing anything from clean and 'twangy', to warm and mellow.If the date is unreadable, it can also be written on the body under the pickguard or cavity form the pickups.January 1965 Fender was acquired by CBS Corporation.If you have visa requirements, this process can take 2 months or longer, depending on your country, please contact your consulate or embassy for additional details.