Dating fender strat serial number
When I toured the Fender factory in California in 2001, there was discussion about a possible limited edition Custom Shop replica of Number One.At that time, it was suggested that there might be as few as four replicas made.Lenny is certainly nowhere near the iconic guitar that Number One is.With the significantly higher price and production number, it is difficult to imagine it will share in the immediate appreciation that Number One experienced.
The bottom line is that ,000 is not unusual in the guitar market, particularly considering that some vintage electrics are listed at up to 0,000.
In March 1985, CBS sold Fender to a group of private investors.
The serial numbers do not reflect this change - Fender continued to make instruments using existing serial number schemes.
These guitars have serial numbers, but they are NOT serialized 1 through 100.
Each guitar John Cruz makes, regardless what kind of guitar, gets the next serial number in line. I do not see it as different from any other product - where there is a demand, someone is going to fill it.