Five Digit Serial Numbers 1xxxx 1989

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So far these seem to have HSS bodies and date to the end of the 1980s.

Logging these.

12544 Custom Edition
12726 Custom Edition
12728 Custom Edition
12766 Custom Edition
12824 Pot date Sept. 1989, production date November. Goldstar
13064 Custom Edition
13112 Custom Edition
13239 Jazz bass. Partscaster
15215 Custom Edition
17572 Custom Edition


1989 catalog

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SN 12824

5 digit serial number.

HSS body.

Pots date to Sept 1989. (99).

Assembly of guitar in November (11) with 11-14 body code.

Some sort of odd paper label under the pickguard that possibly relates to a re-seller/pawn shop?

84 Goldstar?

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SN 13064

Non Fender style numbering system which ended in 1986.

ST28 BBR ?


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Tokai Custom Edition ST-Style zu verkaufen


More “Tokai Custom Edition” guitars:

"Tokai Custom Edition" Guitars
 
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SN13239

This is probably a Partcaster, but the neck plate and neck look Tokai.

Pots date to December 1990

Production January, but January 1991 seems 2 years too late for this serial number...

Pots might go with the body which does not seem to go with the neck....

I don't see a production stamp on the body and the neck bolt holes in the neck pocket should be countersunk in the early 90s.


Have I just bought a fake Tokai Jazz Sound bass? (many pics)

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SN 12728

Too high of a number to be a Fender 5 digit. That would make it a 1982 guitar, which it obviously is not.

Custom Edition


From the Reverb listing:

Tokai "Custom Edition" strat model
- Appears to be from around 1990 (looking at the dates on the potentiometers). I can't find this particular model in any of the Tokai catalogs from the time so it may have been a custom guitar of some kind as suggested by the "Custom Edition" logo.
- Finish appears to be very thin poly
- Thin 2-piece maple veneer on top of a 3-piece ash body
- Body has actory original bridge humbucker routing
- 3.8 kg weight/ about 8 lbs
- Comes with a set of Fender Custom Shop Fat 50's pickups installed
- Comes with gold Schaller strap locks
- Neck is a medium C profile.
- Jumbo frets with very little wear
- Neck is straight currently set up with minimum relief
- Just a couple of small chips in the finish (see photos)
- Comes with a standard chrome tremolo arm
- No gigbag or hardcase included




Tokai Custom Edition - what year is this?

Tokai Custom Edition Strat 1990 Two-tone Sunburst | Reverb

Tokai Custom Edition Strat (gone)

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SN 12766

There is one String-tree.
Nice rosewood neck.
"3-1" on the end of the neck.
"Made In Japan" sticker
Single ply white pickguard.
Slightly yellowish pickups.
No markings on the pickups.
5-pos p/u switch.
ONE VOL and ONLY ONE TONE pot !!!
Standard "old" trem, but without any identification.
Plays well, good sound, with a very bright tone.
In almost mint condition.

80'ies Tokai mystery.

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