The numbers for each year typically overlap, as there is always a transitional period between successive years and as necks that are made and serial numbered late in any given year are used on instruments assembled in the early months of the following year.
All major cities in Mexico have a good amount of transsexual population, sadly, most of them work in the sex industry.
This new numbering scheme was short-lived and was replaced only a few months later by an improved scheme that identifies an instrument’s country of origin and year of manufacture in the body of the serial number.
This new scheme uses the letters “MX” as a prefix to designate an instrument made in Mexico, followed by an eight-digit number.
Fender began producing instruments in its Ensenada, Mexico, factory in 1990.
Instruments made between 19 carry “MN” prefix serial numbers, with the “M” designating Mexico and the “N” designating the 1990s.