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The Jag-Stang Registry – Where are they now?

We introduced The Jag-Stang Registry nearly 2 years ago as a project to find out how many jag-stangs are still around, the details on them,  and where they’ve ended up. We couldn’t be more happy with everyone’s enthusiasm about the project by adding their guitar info and consider it a great success thanks to you all!

As we close in on 200 jag-stangs added there are some interesting stats to derive from the listings.

  • Handed – 94.5% right handed – 5.5% left handed – There are even fewer left handed models than we thought out there.
  • Color – Sonic Blue is the most popular color at 55%.
  • Modifications – around 40% of the guitars are listed as modified.
  • Countries – owners currently in 31 unique countries with most in the United States at 39%.
  • Oldest – T016701 [Made In Japan]
  • Newest – R010452 [Crafted In Japan] – Also this is the only CIJ we’ve seen with a leading ‘R’ serial number.
  • Auction bot – We continue to collect jag-stang info from ebay and currently have a backlog of 50 or so listings to add in the future. (has added ~ 30 listings thus far)

If you are a current or former jag-stang owner and have not yet adding your listing to The Registry we encourage you to join! If you need any help feel free to get in touch through The Registry Contact Form.

We plan to add more features to The Registry in the future and welcome any input from everyone on desired features.

Thanks!

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The Jag-Stang Registry
The Jag-Stang Registry

New Jaguar and Jazzmaster models from Fender for 2015

Fender has announced 5 new Jaguar and Jazzmaster models for 2015!  Details on each of the 5 new models are below, including links to the official Fender pages. At the very end of the post is a video review of some of the models by Guitarist magazine.

New Fender Custom Shop – 1964 Closet Classic Jazzmaster

(Update! – Model retired as of 2015)

Fender Custom Shop has added the 1964 Closet Classic Jazzmaster to the Time Machine Series. Some of the features of this model include:

  • Closet Classic Sonic Blue finish with a matching headstock
  • vintage-spec pickups
  • 7.25″-radius hand-selected rosewood fingerboard with 21 vintage-style frets
  • white amp knobs
  • “L Series” neck plate
Fender Custom Shop 1964 Closet Classic Jazzmaster
Fender Custom Shop 1964 Closet Classic Jazzmaster

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New American Special Mustang and Jazzmaster from Fender

Fender is expanding it’s line of American Special guitars (introduced in 2010) with the addition of Mustang and the Jazzmaster models. Both look to be available in black and 3-color sunburst and be offered at the $899.99 price point. (1249.99 msrp)

The jazzmaster comes in fairly typical setup with 2 jazzmaster special humbuckers. The mustang is being offered with a HH setup using dual “atomic” humbuckers and the lower pickup switch. Images and links to the Fender pages follow below.

American Special Fender Mustang
American Special Fender Mustang
American Special Fender Jazzmaster
American Special Fender Jazzmaster