A: The serial number of your guitar will begin with one of the above lettering sequences.
Fender Japan usedall of the above lettering sequences for the serial numbering of their guitars and basses over the years, andknowing this first will help you determine the year of manufacture.
WD offers many more Fender pickguards than shown here.
Due to a variety of manufacturing changes over the years many guards require tracings so we can both know that you are getting the pickguard that will fit your guitar.
The neck date simply refers to the date that the individual component was produced.