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There was a lower priced Fender Contemporary Squier model produced as well.The Fender Contemporary Stratocaster and Telecaster models were part of the Fender Japan E series model range.All this is public information, avaiable on the web.I encourage you to take initiative and verify this (and ALL) information independently, for yourself.When CBS sold Fender to its current owners in 1984 there was a transitional period from 1984 to 1987 with limited Fender USA production resulting in mostly Fender Japan and leftover stock being sold.There are also Fender Contemporary Telecaster models with HSS or HH pickup configurations and switches for selecting pickup options.The body wood is either a tan coloured Most of the Fender Japan serial numbers do not follow this format.
For example: a "MADE" In Japan guitar having a serial number starting with the letter "A," would have been made in 1985 or 1986.
The "JV" alone, tells us the guitar was made between 19.
The "JV" serialed MIJ (Made In Japan) Fenders have become, and will probably remain, the most collectable - The Holy Grails - of the Fender Japan instruments...
so, 1988); a Fender USA guitar serial starting "N4" would "theoretically" mean 1994 (N = in the Nineties, 4 = the 4th year... Additionally, Fender USA sometimes adds letters to the serial number to make special designations.
so, 1994); a Fender USA guitar serial starting "Z3" would "theoretically" mean 2003 (Z = 2000, 3 = in the 3rd year... For example, the US Fender serial number DZ575xxxx, would designate a Deluxe (the "D") guitar made in 2005.