Though the neck does not say "Made in Japan", the I-series serial number (I001898) on the neck and the words "Fender Japan" on the cardboard box I bought the guitar in many years ago make me think the guitar is a Japanese make. My wife and I spend our weekends scouring the Greater Tokyo area for guitars. I just don't feel like asking my wife to let me keep yet another guitar haha. I only pick the guitars that I think that are prime stuff that I don't mind keeping if something happened with eBay and I had to keep the guitar. View cart for details. None of it affects the playability. STC-Shaped Guitar. Something went wrong. Fender literally wrote the book on electric basses, laying the foundation for musical innovation and evolution. Fender Made in Japan Hybrid '60s Stratocaster. Fender Made in Japan Traditional '58 Stratocaster. I’m curious how that works and yet they have the same name. On early Fender JV models, you will also find "MADE IN JAPAN" written very. 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Fender Stratocaster Made In Japan ST72-US Car Red, Get the item you ordered or your money back, eBay Money Back Guarantee. Hi, I own a Fender Stratocaster. So my wife is hip to spending our weekends searching for gold! Fender Japan ST72-US / CAR Used. Fender Stratocaster made in japan. Remarks: The Japanese Fender factory has taken up manufacturing of this special model, a solid-body nylon-string Stratocaster (do notice that there are no pickups and only a volume knob). The Fender Contemporary models were manufactured from 1984 to 1987 by FujiGen Gakki and these Stratocasters were designed to be Superstrats (Super Strat) with a Floyd Rose like bridge designed by Schaller (and Gotoh) and humbucking pickups. You may check the availability of older material by contacting Fender's Consumer Relations Department by phone at 800.856.9801 or by e-mail at consumerrelations@fender.com. This guitar is another example of how Fender Japan doesn't always stick to what you read on the internet when it comes to serial number formatting, etc.. some samples of some other rare TL52-90 with the same serial number bridge and a write up . Throw on a range of finishes primarily available only in Japan and SE Asian markets and it’s just too hard to resist. VJ serial number guitars from this era boasted 1957 or 1962 specs, and are wildly in demand to this day by players seeking high quality at an affordable price. I recently sold it on eBay for $1699 (check my feedback for the auction)! I know what I'm looking for and I will never buy anything I thought was counterfeit. BY CHANCE AND OVER THE NET, I MET THIS INCREDIBLE JAPANESE GENTLEMAN FROM TOKYO, JAPAN NAME SOMARA SEN. There is just so much to choose from I wait for what I consider the best chances for the best profit.Even this Strat that we're discussing, I'm so tempted to keep it for myself. This isn't even a music store! Condition is Used. Use this site for a pricing guide and source of information on all guitars. I couldn't do all of this if these great guitars weren't readily available here in Japan like candy in a candy store for "pennies". Price: US $773.00. ).Seriously, I live and breath this stuff. Fender Japan Strat Pickguards. Overall good condition with some wear on the fretboard and frets and one ding on the back of the body. This is an 1980's Japanese Fender Stratocaster in 2 colour sunburst. I recently bought a rare '93 Fujigen made Orville by Gibson Les Paul model LPS-59R (one of the rarest) for approximately $400 USD. 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