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Post subject: FENDER CD60CE? Is this Legit serial?
Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:50 am
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Hello guys...im from the philippines and Im new here and im a guitar beginner also. Someone is selling me a second hand fender cd60ce with serial number CC110814004. How would i know if the guitar is Legit or not? Please help. Thanks guys


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Post subject: Re: FENDER CD60CE? Is this Legit serial?
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:43 pm
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So the problem is someone could easily counterfeit the serial #. They might use a real serial from a different instrument.

Your best bet is to post some good photos here so we can see the actual instrument.


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Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:08 am
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You can go to fender.com and try to Register that serial number. If the number exists in their system the guitar that number is dedicated to will automatically pop up...If the description fits it's that guitar.

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Post subject: Re: FENDER CD60CE? Is this Legit serial?
Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:40 am
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White Dog wrote:
...If the description fits it's that guitar.
I give you - the counterfeit Epiphone Zakk Wylde Model Les Paul. It fits the description, but it sure wasn't made by Epiphone. Probably one of the most counterfeited guitars of all time for some reason:

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here is a very legit looking Epiphone headstock complete with legit serial #. Luckily in this case, there is a glaring "tell". Epiphone NEVER had letters bigger than the numbers in their serial number as you see below. This is fake. But if they had gotten the lettering right, I doubt you could tell just by looking.

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Post subject: Re: FENDER CD60CE? Is this Legit serial?
Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:40 am
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Good point! Never thought about someone putting a legitimate serial number on a fake...but I see what you mean.

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Post subject: Re: FENDER CD60CE? Is this Legit serial?
Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:25 am
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yeah it's pretty messed up. You do honest work to make honest money and these guys are happy to steal it right out of your pocket. They probably steal kids bicycles too. :evil:


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Post subject: Re: FENDER CD60CE? Is this Legit serial?
Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:47 pm
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CC110814004 does not show as a valid serial number in the registration page. Doesn't mean it's a bogus number though.
Contact customer support.

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