Start Dating a fender telecaster guitar

Dating a fender telecaster guitar

The SQ Squier series was introduced in late 1983 to early 1984.

In the late 1970s and early 1980s Fender was facing competition from lower priced Japanese made 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.

The large Fender logo of the export Squier series was soon changed to a large Squier logo.

The first Fender Japan guitars are known as the JV Fenders and JV Squiers, with JV standing for "Japanese Vintage" to reflect the guitars were made from the original blueprints of the vintage US guitars, were made by the Fuji Gen Gakki factory in Japan, using technical support from Fender.

The VM line draws from a wide range of Fender instruments, and has resulted in a large variety of models with many different feature combinations. S = Samick, E = Young Chang, E letter serial numbers were used on Young Chang's Fenix brand guitars.

Vintage Modified guitar models include Stratocasters, Telecasters, Jaguars, Jazzmasters and Mustangs. The first number following the serial number prefix is the year.

The higher priced Fender guitars were made in the United States and could not compete with the lower prices of Japanese made Fender copies.