About Fender Made in Japan
The Fender brand is synonymous with music and the work of some of the greatest guitarists of all time. Artists such as Kurt Cobain, Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix, have all played Fenders and they are the instrument of choice for both aspiring musicians and established stars.
Though traditionally made in the United States of America, Fenders have been being manufactured in Japan since 1982 and follow the original designs as those made in the USA. You can identify a Japanese Fender with a 'Made in Japan' label and serial number, which will also tell you when the instrument was made.
Fenders made in Japan follow the classic designs that have been so popular since their origins in the late nineteen twenties. Easily identifiable by their unique serial numbers, the variations on the original designs offer up a wide range of options in colour, shape and sound.
The reliable quality that comes with the iconic Fender brand name has given them their reputation as being the first choice for an electric guitar. Whether your choice of guitar is brand new or a second hand vintage, you can depend on a Fender to deliver the quality and the long lasting value that will always stay with you. If you are buying a used instrument, be sure to check its condition and verify the serial number, to be sure it is an authentic Japanese model.