Mexican Squiers MN: M = Mexico, N = Nineties (1990s), the first number following the serial number prefix is the year.
Non-Schumacher transformers – It’s been universally accepted that Fender only used Schumacher transformers on amps made in the 1960s and 1970s.
) Each of these models are taken up on different pages on this website (just click on the names).
The Plus Series was a very good attempt to reclaim Fender USA's floundering reputation, as quality had drastically gone down hill under CBS's ownership. The Stratocaster was Leo Fender's second guitar design after the Telecaster around 1953, with actual production beginning in early 1954.
It would be more accurate to say that approx 650 of each of these models were produced in ’60.
Yamaha serial numbers are recycled every ten years, 29 formats are supported here based on research available on the yamaha website.