Dating fender bullet guitars by headstock
You can tell by the serial number, which started with DN9XXXXX and they also had a chrome Fender logo on the headstock.
While some were sold as a "Plus" they were sort of a hybrid have Fender's new Noiseless pickups, yet retaining the locking tuners, roller nut and American bridge.
These went on to be the American Deluxe Strat Series. (Why you are at it, check out my wild and crazy Custom Strat Plus guitars!
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Also overlap of serial numbers and dates come with regularity.
Serial numbers may be useful in determining the year of production of a guitar.