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About a month ago I got my hands on a few knocks here and there Competition Stripe Mustang in Old Lake Placid Blue. I've read on some sites that Fender only had the Compo Stripes from 2002-2003 in the west or something like that. I've seen pictures of past auctions and shops selling the same guitar but I've seen some dated at 1999 and even 2004. First thing I would like to know is that how long this model of Mustang was in production for and have I managed to get myself a great find or even a collectors item? 

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About a month ago I got my hands on a few knocks here and there Competition Stripe Mustang in Old Lake Placid Blue. I've read on some sites that Fender only had the Compo Stripes from 2002-2003 in the west or something like that. I've seen pictures of past auctions and shops selling the same guitar but I've seen some dated at 1999 and even 2004. First thing I would like to know is that how long this model of Mustang was in production for and have I managed to get myself a great find or even a collectors item? 

Competition striped mustangs were originally made in the 60s-70s, but fender japan has been making them for quite a while. Generally you won't find them in the states unless you buy it from japan because fender doesn't import them.

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I know both those facts lol, I'm just wondering if a early 00's Fender Mustang Reissue is something rare or even a collectors item since this type of guitar was sold to the western market and is different to what you can get in Japan at the moment.

they aren't any different, the difference is in japan you can get ones that aren't available here. they aren't that rare.

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