Pro Tone serial numbers Discussion in 'Squier Strat Forum' started by Mymuttrules, Nov 18, 2018. So I was just wondering if anyone could shine a light as to where or when my Strat was born, cheers!!! Squier serial numbers beginning with CA are made by Axl China. The only way to try to find the date is to remove the neck from the body. In my view this is one of the best models: A Stratocaster with an ash body, aged 3-ply pickguard, aged knobs & pickup covers and a matte finished maple neck. Indian Squiers: Some Squier II's were made in India around 1989-1990. Hopefully when it's delivered it will be worth the whole $50 I spent on it Pro-tone-with mods ... From the serial number and Fender's website, it's either a 1996 or 1997 Squire ProTone Fat Tele. Nothing I've found on the net matches it. IS = Made in Indonesia by Samick. I've bought a late 80s/early 90s Squier Strat and it has a serial number I cannot decipher. It has a serial number of 6115382. The Squier Pro Tone series was a short lived model line that has achieved almost cult-like status for its legendary materials and build quality. so good in fact they were discontinued after fender realised they’re better than mim fenders. I'm wondering if anyone here is Squier serial number literate The serial number is a decal on the headstock and is of the form K708XXX. I just picked up this ProTone yesterday. Mymuttrules New Member! The table below shows the Fender serial numbers as they were used from 1950 to 1964. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > ... 1996 Tele. All the serial numbers begin with IC08, IC09, IC10 etc followed by 6 digits, but mine is IC05 followed by 7 digits. Fender squier pro-tone stratocaster electric. Fender Squier Pro-Tone Stratocaster electric guita . Pro-Tone Series (solid ash bodies) had serial numbers with either a) no preceding letters and 7 digits, with the first number being the year, or b) starting with KC for Korean Cort, followed by 2-digit year. Age: 65 Messages: 1. Squier Pro Tone series Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by 5595bassman, Dec 14, 2009. Serial numbers without letter prefixes have been found dating through 1996; these are six-, seven- and eight-digit serial numbers with the first numeral (or first two numerals in the eight-digit numbers) indicating year of manufacture. Indonesian Squiers: IC = Made in Indonesia by Cort (solid agathis from 1998), followed by 2-digit year. Bullet Series (plywood), followed by 2-digit year. Click to expand.As far as I know, the Korean Cort made Squiers ended with the demise of the 'Pro Tone' series in 1998. It sounds amazing. ”made in korea for two years only, these pro tone series strats where exceptionally good quality and are highly sought after. The serial numbers are basically chronological, but as already mentioned, due to Fender's numbering methods, there are a number of serial numbers and years that overlap. Joined: Nov 18, 2018 Location: NJ. 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