Usually, the production date is stamped or written is on the heel of the neck.
CBS continued to make the guitars using the existing tools, parts, and the numbering system. The chassie serialnumber says "A67792" but i can not find it in any listings for this model! _________________"Here's why reliability is job one: A great sounding amp that breaks down goes from being a favorite piece of gear to a useless piece of crap in less time than it takes to read this sentence." -- BRUCE ZINKY_________________ VM2012 Fender Custom Shop 55 Precision Bass 2012 Fender American Vintage 57 Precision Bass RI2014 Fender Super Bassman and Bassman 100T/410 Neo They write about chassis : accurate information is missing for silver Face amps. I need help to know what year my bassman 100 Silverface is from.The serial numbers in principle chronological, but as already mentioned, as a result of Fender's production, there are a several serial numbers that overlap.The only way to try to figure out the date is to remove the neck from the body and check the butt end of the heel of the neck.