Mysterious "V" And "Y" Marks

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Logging these guitars with a black marker V or Y in the neck pocket.


5 digit:
SN 201xx
SN 20689

6 digit:
SN 204701
 
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Pics no loinger visible, but describes a V in black marker in the neck pocket.

AST-62

SN 201xx

Body code: 3.8 LBV
Neck code: 3 9


My guess is that it's an AST/TST-62 in the auction.

Mike

Ironic that the guitar I ended up buying was an AST-62 then. Light blue with slight checking and final prospec saddles, kluson style tuners (DELUXE down the middle with hole above the D). Has staggered pole pickups and the headstock is exactly like the example in the registry of the 1985 AST-62. Serial is on the neckplate, 201XX. Thanks to everyone for the info. Helps tremendously. One last question... I get the valuation method on the springys and the LS models, makes good sense if you measure in yen but where do the repro models like this AST fit into that scale? D


??????
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In cavity markings: 3.8 LBV
Grey bottom staggered pole Pickups stamped with "V"
39 stamped on end of neck
V written in black marker.
Trem block is magnetic
Under neckplate, looked like 95 in wax pencil or a fancy H

Do the codes indicate that this guitar is based on the ST 38 models?
What ca you guys tell me about these pickups? Thanks, DW
 

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