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We can manufacture other scratch plates/pickguards on request providing an accurate pattern is provided.

A White edge can be added to any tortoiseshell scratch plate for an extra £5 - please e-mail EKO ranger 6 guitar replacement machine heads.

Fender's production methods from the early fifties had the effect the numbers may not be consecutive.

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At the top of the neck plate, at the front or at the back of the head or on the cover plate of the vibrato.

Pickguard for Hofner Club in tortoiseshell plastic Decal not supplied.

We now have a supplier of vintage 2mm single layer transluscent tortoiseshell and all our tortoiseshell pickguards are made from this.

Therefore, while helpful in determining a of production dates, a neck date is obviously not a precisely definitive reference.

Most specifications for a given Fender instrument model change little (if at all) throughout the lifetime of the model.

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