The only way to tell is from the very small "MEXICO" stamped on the pot (most likely a legal requirement to indicate origin of assembly).
So, if you buy one of these model years and the solder is virgin factory and you notice the word "MEXICO" on a pot, not to worry, this is a rare but kosher CTS pot.
Folgend die Info von Warwick zu der Seriennummer: Seriennummer: C 09865103 Artikelcode: 1245780000BZBUBOWW L hergestellt am: 2003-06-02 Beschreibung: Corvette Standard, 5-string Natural Oil finish Bubinga body Ovangkol neck Black hardware 690,-EUR VB Der Bass ist gebraucht, aber in einem dem Alter entsprechenden guten Zustand. [email protected] Bass kann gerne nach Absprache in Osnabrück getestet werden.
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Naturally, all Fender guitars were made in the USA until the Japanese models of late 1981-82, but if you bought a 1972, 1973 or 1974 model Strat it was possible to get one with these pickguard electronic assembles from Mexico.
They still had CTS company pots and are no different with respect to sound.
Cosi',le riedizioni VINTAGE giapponesi (STRATOCASTER, P. In effetti, a meno che non sia stata manipolata disonestamente, una Fender giapponese dovrebbe avere una piccola scritta adesiva 'made in Japan', o sulla paletta o sul retro del manico, vicino all'attaccatura del manico al body.
Usually, the production date is stamped or written is on the heel of the neck.
But an incomplete registrations and illogical serial numbers is its history often unclear.
Fender's production methods from the early fifties had the effect the numbers may not be consecutive.
Other features include chrome hardware, vintage-style tuners and a Leo Quan Badass Bass II bridge.
FINITURA COLORE dal 1950 al 1968 viene utilizzata vernice alla nitrocellulosaper le finiture non custom color.