>...................................1995. Imports designated by EX, EXP, or BXP are not serialized by year. Yours was the 66th one made in that run. Swedish musical instrument company Hagstrom produced guitars from the late 1950s and for the best part of three decades. Basically the first and fifth digits of the serial will indicate the year. The third letter is the month; M=June. Now that he has a wife and kid and needs to eat more than Ramen once in a while he makes a living buying and selling really cool used guitars. A number, usually 5 to 7 digits long, follows the letter and helps to further identify the year. And one thing to keep in mind is neck plates that say Neptune, NJ, do not always indicate a USA Kramer. For example, 92229222, means production year 1999. My Hagstrom Swede (as seen in my profile pic) has a serial Number 53 021237 can you date this from the "book" please [ATTACH=CONFIG]2137[/ATTACH] Reunion gig 013 Pete.jpg (97.62 kB, 667x1140 - viewed 25 times.) Serial such as: PPYYWWDNN, where: For example, serial number "K0244299" would indicate a guitar made at the Kiso Factory in 2002 in the 44th week of the year on a Tuesday and being the 99th guitar off the line. Yamaha (Back to top of page)Acoustic/ClassicalSaving one of the best for last, Yamaha probably has the most confusing serial system I've come across. Furthermore, the presence or absense of a neckplate gasket will also help you find the year. The first two digits, 15, are the day of the month, and the final three digits, 044, are the number off the production line for that day.Electrics/BassNow, for electrics, archtops and basses, from 1966-1984 (SG, SX and BB series), you can throw all that out the window. You might see one letter like J or U and then the 4 digits also. Not date coded, and the move to Japan year is still uncertain. Note: US Vintage series starting in 1982 onward begins with a "V". Welcome to Perky's Analog Gear Demos. 1974 10109 to 10146 1975 20147 to 20315 1976 30316 to [–]450 1977 451 to 900 1978 901 to 1300 1979 1301 to 1400 1980 1401 to 1670 1981 1671 to 1951 1982 1952 to 2445 1983 2446 to 3206 1984 3207 to 3888 1985 3889 to 4778 1986 4779 to 5981 1987 5982 to 7831 1988 7832 to 10070 1989 10071 to 12497 1990 12498 to 15249 1991 15250 to 17953 1992 930104001 to 931221124 1993 940104001 to 941220130 1994 950103001 to 951219136 1995 960102001 to 961219140 1996 970106001 to 971219144 1997 980105101 to 981218144 1998 990104101 to 991220148 1999 20000103101 to 20001221160 200010-Digit Serial NumbersThe current 10-digit serial numbering format that started in November of 2009 identifies where the guitar was built, the start date, and the assigned number of the guitar on that day's production schedule. By this time, Albin had died (later to be replaced by his son Karl-Erik), but the company's many years experience of accordion manufacture massively influenced the early guitars, with the use of pearloid sparkle finishes and a preference for push-switches over potentiometers more widely used in American guitars. The next letter (3rd position) is the month; in this case M=June (see chart.) Most of these guitars were manufactured in Asia rather than Sweden, however the new Northern series instruments are produced in Europe. For example, 92229222, means production year 1999. Most sources, including Yamaha, say there are other serials not covered here and some Yamahas that follow no system. Don't … Picture upon request. By '98 they were Japanese with a 96xxxxx serial.96xxxxx- Japan '97-'98 to 2000.7/8 Digits Headstock Sticker 6xxxxxx6xxxxxx-65xxxxxx Probably not date coded, though they were used mid '90s on Taiwanese made Jacksons. Vintage Hagstrom - Serial numbers All Hagstrom instruments and amplifiers, made in Alvdalen between 1958 and the beginning of the 80s, have a unique serial number. Those instruments have their serial numbers stamped in their perloid covered bodies starting from P-001. Serial numbers can be useful in determining the year of manufacture of a guitar or amp. The serial numbers are not the best for dating. Hagstrom Guitar Serial Numbers - Hagström's main guitar is an Ibanez tradition 8-String M8M which function RG-shaped alder or Iceman-shaped swamp ash bodies with. If the serial was 53-933130, it would still indicate the same information. 1976 Hagstrom Jimmy, serial number 53 965024. Browse Hagstrom products and enjoy free shipping on thousands of Hagstrom gear & 30 day returns. BY REFERENCE OF SERIAL NUMBERS. So you need to have some idea of your guitar's era for it to help much. During the sixties, the company started making electric guitars and later amplifiers. Hagstrom was founded by Albin Hagström in 1925, largely dealing in imported accordions. Can anybody out there decipher my Hagstrom Swede Goldtop's serial #? Serial numbers are located on the jack plate. It has dot inlays, bound neck and body, the classic Hagstrom trapeze tailpiece with logo, three bolt neck, and a serial number … If you’re looking for an unusual, quality guitar, the Hagstrom Swede models are well worth looking at. Second letter tells month. All this serial number information pertains to Hagstroms built in Sweden between 1958 and the early 80s. The “53” appeared before all Hagstrom serial numbers beginning in the early 1970s, simply to help with bookkeeping. C701212 would be 1987. According to the serial number, your guitar was the 140th guitar built from batch 078. I found myself always scouring the Web to find production years for my guitars. May be faded or illegible. The second letter is the month; K=April. All parts are original, the … Photo: Michael Wright. Not all guitar brands use date stamps, but if you find one, you have your answer. Vintage Hagstrom - Serial numbers All Hagstrom instruments and amplifiers, made in Alvdalen between 1958 and the beginning of the 80s, have a unique serial number. There is a gentleman on the Canadian Guitar Forum who seems to have the Hagstrom book and as of late 2017 was still answering posters questions about their vintage Hagstroms. This site was established by long time Hagstrom guitar and bass enthusiast John A. Haskin to communicate and connect with the vintage Hagstrom community. Perhaps the best way to date your G&L is to take the neck off. In 1952 the company reached it’s peak as manufacturer of accordions, producing 15,000 that year. For example, 4C7768 = 400 Series Combo from 1957. Hagstrom (Back to top of page), Not a lot is known about Hagstrom serial numbers. My list goes into more detail and covers more. Your Swede was made in production run # 895, which produced 500 Swede guitars in 1974. The first digit indicates the last digit of the year it was built, with the final numbers indicating sequentially the order of production. It is estimated that Hagstrom produced 130,000 guitars in the period 1958-1983. Serial such as: BNNNNYYP, where: Some other things to note. Below is some info found on the Jackson enthusiast website jcfonline.com. Some will have letters also before the # like RR for Randy Rhoads, or PCS for players choice series, and all archtops will start with JA and then the 4 digits. Great deals on Hagstrom Vintage Electric Guitars. If it isn't there, you probably have the sequential serial format and possibly a 2000's model.96xxxxx, 97xxxxx, 98xxxxx Jackson Logo OnlyThese numbers started circa '96-8 at 9600000, hit 9700000 circa 2003, 9800000 circa 2007 and ended in late 2011 around 985xxxx. The first M=6--BUT that 6 can indicate your guitar was made in 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2006, or 2016. Check the neck and neck pocket for a date. Hagstrom serial numbers indicate batch number (first three digits) and position (last three digits). The first part of this batch is called the Hagstrom De Luxe "small model" and the last part is the "large model" witch later became the Hagstrom … Some places you can visit to try to decipher your Yamaha serial are:The Guitar Dater Project website:http://guitardaterproject.org/yamaha.aspxSixStringAcoustic.com:https://sixstringacoustic.com/yamaha-guitar-serial-numbers-what-can-they-tell-youMyCoolGuitars.com:http://mycoolguitars.com/mij/yamaha-guitars/yamaha-guitar-serial-numbers-dating-your-guitar/Yamaha.com (goes to the source, but a bit confusing):Acoustic/classical: http://faq.yamaha.com/us/en/article/musical-instruments/guitars-basses/ac-guitars/796/4094Electrics/archtop/basshttps://www.yamaha.com/yamahaguitars/ElectricandBassGuitarSerialNumberSystems.pdf. After that, a much more complex table from that may take you further. (1 = El Cajon, California, USA; 2 = Tecate, Baja California, Mexico)1107064001 2nd & 7th digits indicate the two-digit year - '14 (2014)1107064001 3rd & 4th digits indicate the two-digit month - 07 (July)1107064001 5th & 6th digits indicate the day - 06 (the 6th)1107064001 Last three numbers indicate the guitar's position in that day's production sequence.9-Digit Serial NumbersFrom 1993 until the end of 1999, each Taylor guitar featured a nine-digit serial number that pinpoints when work began on that guitar, along with its series and production position. Jun 15, 2015 - KATHY ROBERTSON. Look for the brand name decal on the guitar's headstock. This website possesses NO DATABASE of guitars made by manufactures, instead simple serial code patterns that are available on this site and in the wider guitar community are used. Here H=January alphabetically to Z=December.Now before you say, that's not too bad. It is not an original vintage from the 70s-80s, but a reissue from China. There are few signs of wear, this guitar has been in its case for the last 25 years. The serial numbers of Jackson Junior (the only Jackson bolt-on-neck models without neck plates) are stamped into the fingerboard. Martin (Back to top of page)One of the few manufacturers who kept a sequential series of numbers through nearly their entire lifetime, as far back as 1898, dating a Martin is simply a matter of finding where your serial falls in the sequence below. The 4-digit numbers ran from 0000 to the early 0700s and were reserved for early Standard models, basses and other custom instruments. They were by no means the biggest guitar manufacturer of the 20th century, but still very significant. The only neck-thru version of the basses were the Model 3B. Serial 0 1470 is a 1980 built guitar and the 1470th built. The serial number is structured so that the first three digits indicate the series and the last three digits indicate the issue number in that the series. From 1961 to 1972, the "Oval G-Shield" label is oval, tan colored and says "Guarantee" in large letters. If you have a Ft.Worth Texas neckplate, or you have a neckplate that simply says Jackson / Charvel, you do NOT have a USA MADE guitar. For the San Dimas Charvels, #1001 began the numbered series in late 81'. 8xxx6xxx for 1986; 0xxx7xxx for 2007; 82176xxx for the 217 th day of the year of 1986 (August 5, 1986) Also California Series serials (1997-1998) use an "AMXN" prefix followed by 6 digits, and were jointly made by Fender USA/Mexico.Made in Korea Serials (may or may not have letter prefix. Number right after the letter is last digit of year. Here's how: Gibsons have this pattern stamped onto the back of their headstocks: YDDDYRRR. WEM Clubman demo video, 1964 Hagstrom Coronado bass / 1964 Ampeg B15 demo video. This first table lays out graphically the PRS prefix scheme described and is followed by tables for production numbers of various models.PRS Prefix indicators0 = 1990 or 20001 = 1991 or 20012 = 1992 or 20023 = 1993 or 20034 = 1994 or 20045 = 1985, 1995, or 20056 = 1986, 1996, or 20067 = 1987, 1997, or 20078 = 1988, 1998, or 20089 = 1989, 1999, or 200910 = 201011 = 201112 = 201213 = 201314 = 201415 = 201516 = 201617 = 201718 = 2018Set Neck Models (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / Year0001 - 0400 19850401 - 1700 19861701 - 3500 19873501 - 5400 19885401 - 7600 19897601 - 10100 199010101 - 12600 199112601 - 15000 199215001 - 17900 199317901 - 20900 199420901 - 24600 199524601 - 29500 199629501 - 34600 199734601 - 39100 199839101 - 44499 199944500 - 52199 200052200 - 62199 200162200 - 72353 200272354 - 82254 200382255 - 92555 200492556 - 103103 2005103104 - 114940 2006114941 - 132401 2007132402 - 146419 2008146420 - 159132 2009159133 - 170591 2010170592 - 183862 2011183863 - 196410 2012196411 - 206059 2013206060 - 215491 2014215492 - 224954 2015224955 - 236147 2016236148 - 2017S2 Models (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / YearS2000001 – S2003820 2013S2003821 – S2010529 2014S2010530 – S2017390 2015S2017391 – 2016CE Models (2016 and Later) (neck plate)Prefix Number / Year16 201617 2017CE Models (1988 - 2008) (neck plate)Serial Number / Year7 0001 – 0270 19887 0271 – 1830 19897 1831 – 3200 19907 3201 – 4540 19917 4541 – 7090 19927 7091 – 8820 19937 8821 – 10700 19947 10701 – 13000 19957 13001 – 14680 19967 14681 – 17130 19977 17131 – 19580 1998 (prefix may be CE)CE 19581 – 20749 1999CE 20750 – 21599 2000CE 21600 – 23199 2001CE 23200 – 25389 2002CE 25390 – 26399 2003CE 26400 – 27900 2004CE 27901 – 29377 2005CE 29378 - 31800 2006CE 31801 - 32783 2007CE 32784 - 33881 2008EG Models (neck plate)Serial Number / Year5 or EG 0001 – 0920 19905 or EG 0921 – 1290 19915 or EG 1291 – 2070 19925 or EG 2071 – 2870 19935 or EG 2871 – 3190 19945 or EG 3191 - 3300 1995Swamp Ash Special Models (neck plate)Serial Number / Year8 00001 – 00410 19978 or SA 00411 – 00760 1998SA 00761 – 00969 1999SA 00970 – 01179 2000SA 01180 – 01399 2001SA 01400 – 01899 2002SA 01900 – 02099 2003SA 02100 – 02287 2004SA 02288 – 02700 2005SA 02701 – 02800 2006SA 02801 – 03055 2007SA 03056 – 03256 2008SA 003257 – 03312 2009Bolt-On Bass (neck plate)After the year prefix:Serial Number / Year4 0001 – 0030 19894 0031 – 0140 19904 0141 – 0200 1991Set-Neck Bass (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / Year9 0001 – 0230 1986/879 0231 – 0350 19889 0351 – 0680 19899 0681 – 0730 19909 0731 – 0800 1991Electric Bass (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / YearEB 00007 – 00072 2000EB 00073 – 00199 2001EB 00200 – 00422 2002EB 00423 – 00501 2003EB 00502 – 00650 2004SE Models (back of headstock)Prefix Letter / YearA 2000B 2001C 2002D 2003E 2004F 2005G 2006H 2007I 2008J 2009K 2010L 2011M 2012N 2013O 2014Acoustic Serial NumbersThe serial number of an acoustic is located on the label inside the sound hole of the guitar. $1200 USD obo Buyer will pay shipping, preferred method of payment is a US Postal Money Order or Chashier check. Study the following table to determine the year.Charvel Model 1 - 4MODEL1 - 4 / NECKPLATE GASKET / NECKPLATE SYMBOL / HEADSTOCK SYMBOL / SERIAL START (APPROXIMATE)1986    No   TM   TM   2220001987   Yes   TM   ®   2500001988   Yes   ®   ®   275100Charvel Model 5 and 6The Charvel Model 5 and 6 have a neck-through design and unlike the Model 1 - 4, their serial number directly reveal the build year. Though I can't verify the accuracy, it was posted in the Dean online forums that imports after 2008 follow a pattern with the initial letter or letters identifying the factory, such that: US = Un Sung Korea, Y = Yoojin China, E = World Korea.The following two digits indicate year, then two-digit month, then production number. The four numbers that follow are the unit number; (00)11. Factory designations include: K = ESP Kiso Factory (Japan) set neck/neck-thru, S = ESP Sado Factory (Japan) bolt-on only, T = ESP Takada Factory (Japan) ESP Custom Shop, SS = ESP Standard Factory -- Signature Series or Standard Series. The serial number is typically six digits - the first three digits are the batch number, the second three the instrument number within the batch. The third letter is the month; M=June. So "08" indicates 2008. From 1953 to 1959 Guild used a label that showed a white guitar body on a black background. (http://www.guitarsbyleo.com/AUTOREG/interact2.php3?registry_id=1). )YY = double digit year of manufacture (2010-Current)SSSS = sequential ranking numberExample: F21234 = Fuji-gen Japan / 2002 / unit 1234Example: T101234 = Terada Japan / 2010 / unit 1234----------------------------------------------F-Serial Numbers on Les Paul Standard '59/'60 Models and Tribute/Plus ModelsThe latest serial number system used by Epiphone has not yet been completely deciphered. Search the area around the serial number for a date stamp. Charvel Imports 1986-1991Year of manufacture, Charvel Model 1 - 4A quick and dirty way of determining the year of manufacture for the bolt-on Model Series 1 - 4, is to look at the combination of trademark symbols used on both the headstock and the neckplate. Located on jackplate. Like some other serial schemes, this one may require you to know something about the ESP guitars of the period because the "Y" digit could mean multiple years. Fast & Free shipping on many items! This known anomaly can be solved by observing attributes of the given year.1966 - 1972 Gretsch began date-coding serial numbers in August 1966. Hagstrom only made 306 of the lefty Hagstrom III guitars. Washburn (Back to top of page)Washburn has used many serial number formats over the years, ranging from 4-12 characters long. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. Their original products were accordions that they initially imported from Germany and then Italy before opening their own facility in 1932. I don't claim to be a serial number guru. For example, the serial number for the first guitar built in the El Cajon (USA) factory on July 6, 2014 is 1107064001. Peavey (Back to top of page) Serial numbers correlate to shipping dates of US models only. The first "official" batch of Hagstrom electric guitars is batch 449. An example given was the serial US12040364 (don't let the "US" make you think it's a USA model). White Serial Numbers for King Band Instruments. Reverend is the brand made famous by owner Joe Naylor. There is a book with batch number dates available - this is how Hagstrom's are dated. It follows that potential scammers can use this knowledge to try to trick unsuspecting buyers. It may also say "Guarantee" up till 1974, but the large "Guild" clearly separates it from the Oval G-Shield label. Picture upon request. Hagstrom Ultra Max Milky Mandarin Satin Guitar ULMAX-MMD #0912 $ 599.00 Hagstrom Ultra Max Milky Mandarin Satin Guitar ULMAX-MMD #0943 $ 599.00 Hagstrom Super Viking SUVIK-DDL Dandy Dandelion Flame Top Semi-Hollow Guitar & Case #0608 $ 874.99 The one on the neck is supposedly a good ballpark of the guitar's manufacture date, but due to the nature of G&L assembly it is not necessarily an exact science. Continuing with this example, the second M would stand for June. The final three numbers are the unit number.Made in Japan, 1997-:#-letter-letter-####, like so: 8FJ0013.The first number is the year; 1998. Ozeri Green Earth Pans, Leaf Image Png, Casiotone Ct-s200 Driver, Lion Coloring Pages, La Spaziale S1 Mini Vivaldi Ii, Foothills Golf Course - Executive 9 Scorecard, Mtb Shoes Clearance, Rainforest Food Chain Diagram, Lotrimin Liquid Spray, The Essex Amenities, " /> >...................................1995. Imports designated by EX, EXP, or BXP are not serialized by year. Yours was the 66th one made in that run. Swedish musical instrument company Hagstrom produced guitars from the late 1950s and for the best part of three decades. Basically the first and fifth digits of the serial will indicate the year. The third letter is the month; M=June. Now that he has a wife and kid and needs to eat more than Ramen once in a while he makes a living buying and selling really cool used guitars. A number, usually 5 to 7 digits long, follows the letter and helps to further identify the year. And one thing to keep in mind is neck plates that say Neptune, NJ, do not always indicate a USA Kramer. For example, 92229222, means production year 1999. My Hagstrom Swede (as seen in my profile pic) has a serial Number 53 021237 can you date this from the "book" please [ATTACH=CONFIG]2137[/ATTACH] Reunion gig 013 Pete.jpg (97.62 kB, 667x1140 - viewed 25 times.) Serial such as: PPYYWWDNN, where: For example, serial number "K0244299" would indicate a guitar made at the Kiso Factory in 2002 in the 44th week of the year on a Tuesday and being the 99th guitar off the line. Yamaha (Back to top of page)Acoustic/ClassicalSaving one of the best for last, Yamaha probably has the most confusing serial system I've come across. Furthermore, the presence or absense of a neckplate gasket will also help you find the year. The first two digits, 15, are the day of the month, and the final three digits, 044, are the number off the production line for that day.Electrics/BassNow, for electrics, archtops and basses, from 1966-1984 (SG, SX and BB series), you can throw all that out the window. You might see one letter like J or U and then the 4 digits also. Not date coded, and the move to Japan year is still uncertain. Note: US Vintage series starting in 1982 onward begins with a "V". Welcome to Perky's Analog Gear Demos. 1974 10109 to 10146 1975 20147 to 20315 1976 30316 to [–]450 1977 451 to 900 1978 901 to 1300 1979 1301 to 1400 1980 1401 to 1670 1981 1671 to 1951 1982 1952 to 2445 1983 2446 to 3206 1984 3207 to 3888 1985 3889 to 4778 1986 4779 to 5981 1987 5982 to 7831 1988 7832 to 10070 1989 10071 to 12497 1990 12498 to 15249 1991 15250 to 17953 1992 930104001 to 931221124 1993 940104001 to 941220130 1994 950103001 to 951219136 1995 960102001 to 961219140 1996 970106001 to 971219144 1997 980105101 to 981218144 1998 990104101 to 991220148 1999 20000103101 to 20001221160 200010-Digit Serial NumbersThe current 10-digit serial numbering format that started in November of 2009 identifies where the guitar was built, the start date, and the assigned number of the guitar on that day's production schedule. By this time, Albin had died (later to be replaced by his son Karl-Erik), but the company's many years experience of accordion manufacture massively influenced the early guitars, with the use of pearloid sparkle finishes and a preference for push-switches over potentiometers more widely used in American guitars. The next letter (3rd position) is the month; in this case M=June (see chart.) Most of these guitars were manufactured in Asia rather than Sweden, however the new Northern series instruments are produced in Europe. For example, 92229222, means production year 1999. Most sources, including Yamaha, say there are other serials not covered here and some Yamahas that follow no system. Don't … Picture upon request. By '98 they were Japanese with a 96xxxxx serial.96xxxxx- Japan '97-'98 to 2000.7/8 Digits Headstock Sticker 6xxxxxx6xxxxxx-65xxxxxx Probably not date coded, though they were used mid '90s on Taiwanese made Jacksons. Vintage Hagstrom - Serial numbers All Hagstrom instruments and amplifiers, made in Alvdalen between 1958 and the beginning of the 80s, have a unique serial number. Those instruments have their serial numbers stamped in their perloid covered bodies starting from P-001. Serial numbers can be useful in determining the year of manufacture of a guitar or amp. The serial numbers are not the best for dating. Hagstrom Guitar Serial Numbers - Hagström's main guitar is an Ibanez tradition 8-String M8M which function RG-shaped alder or Iceman-shaped swamp ash bodies with. If the serial was 53-933130, it would still indicate the same information. 1976 Hagstrom Jimmy, serial number 53 965024. Browse Hagstrom products and enjoy free shipping on thousands of Hagstrom gear & 30 day returns. BY REFERENCE OF SERIAL NUMBERS. So you need to have some idea of your guitar's era for it to help much. During the sixties, the company started making electric guitars and later amplifiers. Hagstrom was founded by Albin Hagström in 1925, largely dealing in imported accordions. Can anybody out there decipher my Hagstrom Swede Goldtop's serial #? Serial numbers are located on the jack plate. It has dot inlays, bound neck and body, the classic Hagstrom trapeze tailpiece with logo, three bolt neck, and a serial number … If you’re looking for an unusual, quality guitar, the Hagstrom Swede models are well worth looking at. Second letter tells month. All this serial number information pertains to Hagstroms built in Sweden between 1958 and the early 80s. The “53” appeared before all Hagstrom serial numbers beginning in the early 1970s, simply to help with bookkeeping. C701212 would be 1987. According to the serial number, your guitar was the 140th guitar built from batch 078. I found myself always scouring the Web to find production years for my guitars. May be faded or illegible. The second letter is the month; K=April. All parts are original, the … Photo: Michael Wright. Not all guitar brands use date stamps, but if you find one, you have your answer. Vintage Hagstrom - Serial numbers All Hagstrom instruments and amplifiers, made in Alvdalen between 1958 and the beginning of the 80s, have a unique serial number. There is a gentleman on the Canadian Guitar Forum who seems to have the Hagstrom book and as of late 2017 was still answering posters questions about their vintage Hagstroms. This site was established by long time Hagstrom guitar and bass enthusiast John A. Haskin to communicate and connect with the vintage Hagstrom community. Perhaps the best way to date your G&L is to take the neck off. In 1952 the company reached it’s peak as manufacturer of accordions, producing 15,000 that year. For example, 4C7768 = 400 Series Combo from 1957. Hagstrom (Back to top of page), Not a lot is known about Hagstrom serial numbers. My list goes into more detail and covers more. Your Swede was made in production run # 895, which produced 500 Swede guitars in 1974. The first digit indicates the last digit of the year it was built, with the final numbers indicating sequentially the order of production. It is estimated that Hagstrom produced 130,000 guitars in the period 1958-1983. Serial such as: BNNNNYYP, where: Some other things to note. Below is some info found on the Jackson enthusiast website jcfonline.com. Some will have letters also before the # like RR for Randy Rhoads, or PCS for players choice series, and all archtops will start with JA and then the 4 digits. Great deals on Hagstrom Vintage Electric Guitars. If it isn't there, you probably have the sequential serial format and possibly a 2000's model.96xxxxx, 97xxxxx, 98xxxxx Jackson Logo OnlyThese numbers started circa '96-8 at 9600000, hit 9700000 circa 2003, 9800000 circa 2007 and ended in late 2011 around 985xxxx. The first M=6--BUT that 6 can indicate your guitar was made in 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2006, or 2016. Check the neck and neck pocket for a date. Hagstrom serial numbers indicate batch number (first three digits) and position (last three digits). The first part of this batch is called the Hagstrom De Luxe "small model" and the last part is the "large model" witch later became the Hagstrom … Some places you can visit to try to decipher your Yamaha serial are:The Guitar Dater Project website:http://guitardaterproject.org/yamaha.aspxSixStringAcoustic.com:https://sixstringacoustic.com/yamaha-guitar-serial-numbers-what-can-they-tell-youMyCoolGuitars.com:http://mycoolguitars.com/mij/yamaha-guitars/yamaha-guitar-serial-numbers-dating-your-guitar/Yamaha.com (goes to the source, but a bit confusing):Acoustic/classical: http://faq.yamaha.com/us/en/article/musical-instruments/guitars-basses/ac-guitars/796/4094Electrics/archtop/basshttps://www.yamaha.com/yamahaguitars/ElectricandBassGuitarSerialNumberSystems.pdf. After that, a much more complex table from that may take you further. (1 = El Cajon, California, USA; 2 = Tecate, Baja California, Mexico)1107064001 2nd & 7th digits indicate the two-digit year - '14 (2014)1107064001 3rd & 4th digits indicate the two-digit month - 07 (July)1107064001 5th & 6th digits indicate the day - 06 (the 6th)1107064001 Last three numbers indicate the guitar's position in that day's production sequence.9-Digit Serial NumbersFrom 1993 until the end of 1999, each Taylor guitar featured a nine-digit serial number that pinpoints when work began on that guitar, along with its series and production position. Jun 15, 2015 - KATHY ROBERTSON. Look for the brand name decal on the guitar's headstock. This website possesses NO DATABASE of guitars made by manufactures, instead simple serial code patterns that are available on this site and in the wider guitar community are used. Here H=January alphabetically to Z=December.Now before you say, that's not too bad. It is not an original vintage from the 70s-80s, but a reissue from China. There are few signs of wear, this guitar has been in its case for the last 25 years. The serial numbers of Jackson Junior (the only Jackson bolt-on-neck models without neck plates) are stamped into the fingerboard. Martin (Back to top of page)One of the few manufacturers who kept a sequential series of numbers through nearly their entire lifetime, as far back as 1898, dating a Martin is simply a matter of finding where your serial falls in the sequence below. The 4-digit numbers ran from 0000 to the early 0700s and were reserved for early Standard models, basses and other custom instruments. They were by no means the biggest guitar manufacturer of the 20th century, but still very significant. The only neck-thru version of the basses were the Model 3B. Serial 0 1470 is a 1980 built guitar and the 1470th built. The serial number is structured so that the first three digits indicate the series and the last three digits indicate the issue number in that the series. From 1961 to 1972, the "Oval G-Shield" label is oval, tan colored and says "Guarantee" in large letters. If you have a Ft.Worth Texas neckplate, or you have a neckplate that simply says Jackson / Charvel, you do NOT have a USA MADE guitar. For the San Dimas Charvels, #1001 began the numbered series in late 81'. 8xxx6xxx for 1986; 0xxx7xxx for 2007; 82176xxx for the 217 th day of the year of 1986 (August 5, 1986) Also California Series serials (1997-1998) use an "AMXN" prefix followed by 6 digits, and were jointly made by Fender USA/Mexico.Made in Korea Serials (may or may not have letter prefix. Number right after the letter is last digit of year. Here's how: Gibsons have this pattern stamped onto the back of their headstocks: YDDDYRRR. WEM Clubman demo video, 1964 Hagstrom Coronado bass / 1964 Ampeg B15 demo video. This first table lays out graphically the PRS prefix scheme described and is followed by tables for production numbers of various models.PRS Prefix indicators0 = 1990 or 20001 = 1991 or 20012 = 1992 or 20023 = 1993 or 20034 = 1994 or 20045 = 1985, 1995, or 20056 = 1986, 1996, or 20067 = 1987, 1997, or 20078 = 1988, 1998, or 20089 = 1989, 1999, or 200910 = 201011 = 201112 = 201213 = 201314 = 201415 = 201516 = 201617 = 201718 = 2018Set Neck Models (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / Year0001 - 0400 19850401 - 1700 19861701 - 3500 19873501 - 5400 19885401 - 7600 19897601 - 10100 199010101 - 12600 199112601 - 15000 199215001 - 17900 199317901 - 20900 199420901 - 24600 199524601 - 29500 199629501 - 34600 199734601 - 39100 199839101 - 44499 199944500 - 52199 200052200 - 62199 200162200 - 72353 200272354 - 82254 200382255 - 92555 200492556 - 103103 2005103104 - 114940 2006114941 - 132401 2007132402 - 146419 2008146420 - 159132 2009159133 - 170591 2010170592 - 183862 2011183863 - 196410 2012196411 - 206059 2013206060 - 215491 2014215492 - 224954 2015224955 - 236147 2016236148 - 2017S2 Models (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / YearS2000001 – S2003820 2013S2003821 – S2010529 2014S2010530 – S2017390 2015S2017391 – 2016CE Models (2016 and Later) (neck plate)Prefix Number / Year16 201617 2017CE Models (1988 - 2008) (neck plate)Serial Number / Year7 0001 – 0270 19887 0271 – 1830 19897 1831 – 3200 19907 3201 – 4540 19917 4541 – 7090 19927 7091 – 8820 19937 8821 – 10700 19947 10701 – 13000 19957 13001 – 14680 19967 14681 – 17130 19977 17131 – 19580 1998 (prefix may be CE)CE 19581 – 20749 1999CE 20750 – 21599 2000CE 21600 – 23199 2001CE 23200 – 25389 2002CE 25390 – 26399 2003CE 26400 – 27900 2004CE 27901 – 29377 2005CE 29378 - 31800 2006CE 31801 - 32783 2007CE 32784 - 33881 2008EG Models (neck plate)Serial Number / Year5 or EG 0001 – 0920 19905 or EG 0921 – 1290 19915 or EG 1291 – 2070 19925 or EG 2071 – 2870 19935 or EG 2871 – 3190 19945 or EG 3191 - 3300 1995Swamp Ash Special Models (neck plate)Serial Number / Year8 00001 – 00410 19978 or SA 00411 – 00760 1998SA 00761 – 00969 1999SA 00970 – 01179 2000SA 01180 – 01399 2001SA 01400 – 01899 2002SA 01900 – 02099 2003SA 02100 – 02287 2004SA 02288 – 02700 2005SA 02701 – 02800 2006SA 02801 – 03055 2007SA 03056 – 03256 2008SA 003257 – 03312 2009Bolt-On Bass (neck plate)After the year prefix:Serial Number / Year4 0001 – 0030 19894 0031 – 0140 19904 0141 – 0200 1991Set-Neck Bass (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / Year9 0001 – 0230 1986/879 0231 – 0350 19889 0351 – 0680 19899 0681 – 0730 19909 0731 – 0800 1991Electric Bass (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / YearEB 00007 – 00072 2000EB 00073 – 00199 2001EB 00200 – 00422 2002EB 00423 – 00501 2003EB 00502 – 00650 2004SE Models (back of headstock)Prefix Letter / YearA 2000B 2001C 2002D 2003E 2004F 2005G 2006H 2007I 2008J 2009K 2010L 2011M 2012N 2013O 2014Acoustic Serial NumbersThe serial number of an acoustic is located on the label inside the sound hole of the guitar. $1200 USD obo Buyer will pay shipping, preferred method of payment is a US Postal Money Order or Chashier check. Study the following table to determine the year.Charvel Model 1 - 4MODEL1 - 4 / NECKPLATE GASKET / NECKPLATE SYMBOL / HEADSTOCK SYMBOL / SERIAL START (APPROXIMATE)1986    No   TM   TM   2220001987   Yes   TM   ®   2500001988   Yes   ®   ®   275100Charvel Model 5 and 6The Charvel Model 5 and 6 have a neck-through design and unlike the Model 1 - 4, their serial number directly reveal the build year. Though I can't verify the accuracy, it was posted in the Dean online forums that imports after 2008 follow a pattern with the initial letter or letters identifying the factory, such that: US = Un Sung Korea, Y = Yoojin China, E = World Korea.The following two digits indicate year, then two-digit month, then production number. The four numbers that follow are the unit number; (00)11. Factory designations include: K = ESP Kiso Factory (Japan) set neck/neck-thru, S = ESP Sado Factory (Japan) bolt-on only, T = ESP Takada Factory (Japan) ESP Custom Shop, SS = ESP Standard Factory -- Signature Series or Standard Series. The serial number is typically six digits - the first three digits are the batch number, the second three the instrument number within the batch. The third letter is the month; M=June. So "08" indicates 2008. From 1953 to 1959 Guild used a label that showed a white guitar body on a black background. (http://www.guitarsbyleo.com/AUTOREG/interact2.php3?registry_id=1). )YY = double digit year of manufacture (2010-Current)SSSS = sequential ranking numberExample: F21234 = Fuji-gen Japan / 2002 / unit 1234Example: T101234 = Terada Japan / 2010 / unit 1234----------------------------------------------F-Serial Numbers on Les Paul Standard '59/'60 Models and Tribute/Plus ModelsThe latest serial number system used by Epiphone has not yet been completely deciphered. Search the area around the serial number for a date stamp. Charvel Imports 1986-1991Year of manufacture, Charvel Model 1 - 4A quick and dirty way of determining the year of manufacture for the bolt-on Model Series 1 - 4, is to look at the combination of trademark symbols used on both the headstock and the neckplate. Located on jackplate. Like some other serial schemes, this one may require you to know something about the ESP guitars of the period because the "Y" digit could mean multiple years. Fast & Free shipping on many items! This known anomaly can be solved by observing attributes of the given year.1966 - 1972 Gretsch began date-coding serial numbers in August 1966. Hagstrom only made 306 of the lefty Hagstrom III guitars. Washburn (Back to top of page)Washburn has used many serial number formats over the years, ranging from 4-12 characters long. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. Their original products were accordions that they initially imported from Germany and then Italy before opening their own facility in 1932. I don't claim to be a serial number guru. For example, the serial number for the first guitar built in the El Cajon (USA) factory on July 6, 2014 is 1107064001. Peavey (Back to top of page) Serial numbers correlate to shipping dates of US models only. The first "official" batch of Hagstrom electric guitars is batch 449. An example given was the serial US12040364 (don't let the "US" make you think it's a USA model). White Serial Numbers for King Band Instruments. Reverend is the brand made famous by owner Joe Naylor. There is a book with batch number dates available - this is how Hagstrom's are dated. It follows that potential scammers can use this knowledge to try to trick unsuspecting buyers. It may also say "Guarantee" up till 1974, but the large "Guild" clearly separates it from the Oval G-Shield label. Picture upon request. Hagstrom Ultra Max Milky Mandarin Satin Guitar ULMAX-MMD #0912 $ 599.00 Hagstrom Ultra Max Milky Mandarin Satin Guitar ULMAX-MMD #0943 $ 599.00 Hagstrom Super Viking SUVIK-DDL Dandy Dandelion Flame Top Semi-Hollow Guitar & Case #0608 $ 874.99 The one on the neck is supposedly a good ballpark of the guitar's manufacture date, but due to the nature of G&L assembly it is not necessarily an exact science. Continuing with this example, the second M would stand for June. The final three numbers are the unit number.Made in Japan, 1997-:#-letter-letter-####, like so: 8FJ0013.The first number is the year; 1998. Ozeri Green Earth Pans, Leaf Image Png, Casiotone Ct-s200 Driver, Lion Coloring Pages, La Spaziale S1 Mini Vivaldi Ii, Foothills Golf Course - Executive 9 Scorecard, Mtb Shoes Clearance, Rainforest Food Chain Diagram, Lotrimin Liquid Spray, The Essex Amenities, " />
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They had just joined with Ampeg at that time. Buying Request Hub makes it simple, with just a few steps: post a Buying Request and when it’s approved, suppliers on our site can quote. Following your recent post to another query I think this would mean that it was made in 1975, production run 932 of 500 units, this is the 472nd of them. Read Now . Reverend's website has a serial number database where you can type in your serial to get info (support.reverendguitars.com/serial_archive). Second, starting in 1970, "Made in USA" is stamped on the back of the headstock below the serial. The last three numbers are the unit number; 13. Martin Mandolins from before 1991 use a different sequence than guitars (see Martin website). All pre-owned items are rated and scored. Serial number in this era will appear on the jackplate or on the bridge. FAMOUS CANADIAN BALLAD SINGER. Here is a 1965 Hagstrom Concord  bass in fine vintage shape. Gibson Serial Dating. LINKS BELOW WILL TAKE YOU TO THE BRANDS COVERED FURTHER DOWN THIS LONG PAGE: Dean (UPDATED!) Pickup ring in good shape, NOT broken labels were lost and re-used in 1965. It's basically a little bump of extra wood to help prevent headstocks from snapping off the neck. Also a two-character code, but this time the first letter indicates the month (same scheme as above) and the second character is a digit that indicates the year, thus:Number / Year0 19871 19882 19893 19904 19915 19926 19937 19948 19959 19961998 - PresentEasiest of all, this two-digit scheme uses the last two digits of the year to show the year of production. There was a space between the first and second digits until some point in 1984. The plastic front also has its fair share of chips, knicks and dings but nothing... Vintage original Hagstrom I    This is an early version with a larger headstock and a fatter neck than most    It plays great and feels like an early one     Made in Sweden     A real cool vintage Hagstrom for a nice price. The third letter is an internal code for Japan. The production run can narrow down the year produced but only if you have the mythical Hagstrom book that apparently Hagstrom does not allow to be reproduced. Serial may appear on back of headstock or neck plate, and from what I've seen if it starts "MCXX," the first two digits indicate last two of year. By 1932 he had expanded into their manufacture, at a plant in a Swedish town, Älvdalen. If the front of the headstock of your Reverend says "Made in USA," "Eastpointe, MI, USA" or "Reverend USA," it is a made in USA Reverend. I know it’s old but don’t know how old or what it’s worth. The final letter is an internal code (could be E, F, I, or S.)Made in Taiwan, 1984-2002:Letter-letter-#####, like so: PH07123.The first letter is the year; P=1999. Hamer (Back to top of page)The Hamerfanclub website is a great resource that includes info on all the models ever produced. The bass is not completely original and the finish has many checks but the bass plays and sounds great and is an awesome hollowbody addition to any herd Cosmetically, the bass is in good vintage  shape for a 55 year old instrument. The three numbers are the unit number; 111. After a 20 year gap, Hagstrom once again started producing guitars. I found out that batch 076 was produced around 1980, so it’s possible that your Super Swede could be one of the last produced in Älvdalen. You can narrow these down by the numbers that come after the prefix, which are sequential production numbers. Originally an accordion manufacturer, Hagstrom started making guitars and basses in Sweden starting in the late '50s. Charvel Pro ModThese are made in Mexico though they may say San Dimas on the neck plate. Up for grabs we have here for sale an awesome vintage Swedish made Hagstrom 1 body in Blue! The company even opened subsidiary companies in Helsinki, Finland and Copenhagen, Denmark. The fourth letter is the year; L=1995. Browse Hagstrom products and enjoy free shipping on thousands of Hagstrom gear & 30 day returns. But it's really just a compilation of the data you'll find on many separate sites around the Internet. And a graphic illustration that gives a serial number production timeline: http://www.headless-europe.eu/Files/Steinberger_serial_poster.pdf. Early models up till 2006 were made in the USA and since then they have been made in South Korea. JacksonALL Jackson neck-thru guitars had a serial # on the fretboard's last fret. Save money on Used Hagstrom Guitars at Guitar Center. Serial numbers from 2013 to the present. Find your instruments catalog page. H8II Bass 8-String Reissue RetroScape Series Some other resources: a serial number database that may help you date your Steinberger: http://www.headless-europe.eu/Files/List_confirmed.htm. So, June 2nd, 1988. Washburn makes the finest guitars, basses, mandolins and banjos and is seen on the world's biggest stages and heard on a few of the finest recordings. Guitars like the Swede, Viking bass, and solid body H-series, though clearly influenced by better known American designs, were great guitars in themselves, and did much to earn the brand the reputation for high-quality, highly playable instruments. It is an electric 8 string. V. Wade Contreras has been the owner of Still Kickin Music since 2007. Serials are usually found inside the body near the neck joint. Six numbers, like so: 610101.The first number is the year; 1996. Lower numbers indicate earlier years. The letter (2nd position) is an internal code. HJ500. [4]Korean Ibanez Serial NumbersThe serials below should start with one or two letters to indicate the manufacturer, then follow with one of the several possible number schemes below having somewhere between 6 and 10 digits.C = Cor-Tek (Cort), S = Samick(1990–1995), S/SQ = Saehan(Sunghan), P = Peerless (Iida), Y = Yoojin, A = Sae-In.YYMMXXXX formatYY = year (03=2003)MM = month (01=January...12=December)XXXX = production numberE = Sung-EumYMMXXXX formatY = year (9=1999)MM = month (01=January...12=December)XXXX = production numberW = WorldMYXXXX formatM=month (1=January...9=September, X=October...Z=December)Y=year (3=2003)XXXX = production numberIndonesian Ibanez Serial NumbersI = Cor-Tek (Cort) Indonesia, K = KWOYYMMXXXXX formatYY = year (03=2003)MM = month (01=January...12=December)XXXXX = production numberChinese Ibanez Serial NumbersZ = Yeou Chern, J=SejungYYMMXXXXX formatYY = year (03=2003)MM = month (01=January...12=December)XXXXX = production numberOdd Ibanez Serial Numbers2940000 Acoustic2 = Cor-Tek (Cort) TaejanYYXXXX formatYY = year (94=1994)XXXX = production numberIbanez Ghostrider model numbers GR=Cor-Tek (Cort), MGR=SamickOlder AcousticYYMM (Kato)YY = year (82=1982)MM = month (01=January...12=December)Silver Cadet modelZ = Woo-sin Jackson/Charvel (Back to top of page)Charvel USA Made(check out usacharvels.com for lots of good info too) About 750 San Dimas Charvels were built without serial numbers from '79 until 11/9/81. Serial nubmer 723154 (first run) Previous: New Shapes Next: New Generation info[at]hagstrom-vintage-guitars.se / +46 (0) 70 185 0017 With the help of the serial number decoder, tables and instructions are the year and location of the largest well-known brands. You can check the neck, neck pocket, or even pickup cavity for a written serial. Also, originally, the emblem on the tailpiece had a royal blue background with silver and red, as opposed to black background with gold and red. The next two numbers are the date; 4th. After 1969 you'll see a "volute" on the back of the neck where it meets the headstock. The final four numbers are the unit number; 13.Made in Japan, 1988:Letter-letter-letter-letter-###, like so: SMQI123.The first letter is an internal code. 1963 Hagstrom Model III FuturamaSerial Number: 574927Completely Original!When it comes to fine Swedish made guitars Hagstrom it is leader! Hagstrom guitars of the 1970s did conform somewhat to an establishing consensus (admittedly Gibson's) of what a guitar should be.. i.e. While these guitars are quite good, Hagstrom was never able to break into the North American distribution channels, and consequently they are not common in Canada and the USA. Numbers 900001 to 902908 were used for a short run of Sigma-made Martin models from 1981 to 1982 so do not appear on Martin models. The serial number is structured so that the first three digits indicate the series and the last three digits indicate the issue number in that the series. Ibanez (Back to top of page) (non Acoustic)Japanese Ibanez Serial Numbers1997 and after (CE logo designation)F = FujiGenYYXXXXX formatYY = year (98=1998)XXXXX = production number1987-1997F = FujiGenH = TeradaI = Ida Gakki (Iida)YXXXXX formatY = year (2=1992)XXXXX = production number1975-1986MYYXXXX formatM = Month (A = January to L = December)YY = year (82=1982)XXXX = production numberMost Ibanez models with this serial number format were made by FujiGen Gakki. It's the best resource we've seen. • 8Mxxxxxx ............................................1978 • 0000xxxx t/m 0030xxxx ........................1978 • 0031xxxx t/m 0047xxxx ........................1979 • 0048xxxx t/m 0065xxxx ........................1980 • 0066xxxx t/m 0099xxxx ........................1981 • 0100xxxx t/m 0129xxxx ........................1982 • 0130xxxx t/m 0169xxxx ........................1983 • 0170xxxx t/m 0199xxxx ........................1984 • 0200xxxx t/m 0239xxxx ........................1985 • 0240xxxx t/m 0259xxxx ........................1986 • 0260xxxx t/m 0339xxxx ........................1987 • 0340xxxx t/m 0359xxxx ........................1988 • 0360xxxx t/m 0419xxxx ........................1989 • 04249338 t/m 0439xxxx ........................1990 • 0440xxxx t/m 0519xxxx ........................1991 • 0520xxxx t/m 0599xxxx ........................1992 • 0600xxxx t/m 0639xxxx ........................1993 • 0640xxxx t/m 0769xxxx ........................1994 • 0770xxxx >>...................................1995. Imports designated by EX, EXP, or BXP are not serialized by year. Yours was the 66th one made in that run. Swedish musical instrument company Hagstrom produced guitars from the late 1950s and for the best part of three decades. Basically the first and fifth digits of the serial will indicate the year. The third letter is the month; M=June. Now that he has a wife and kid and needs to eat more than Ramen once in a while he makes a living buying and selling really cool used guitars. A number, usually 5 to 7 digits long, follows the letter and helps to further identify the year. And one thing to keep in mind is neck plates that say Neptune, NJ, do not always indicate a USA Kramer. For example, 92229222, means production year 1999. My Hagstrom Swede (as seen in my profile pic) has a serial Number 53 021237 can you date this from the "book" please [ATTACH=CONFIG]2137[/ATTACH] Reunion gig 013 Pete.jpg (97.62 kB, 667x1140 - viewed 25 times.) Serial such as: PPYYWWDNN, where: For example, serial number "K0244299" would indicate a guitar made at the Kiso Factory in 2002 in the 44th week of the year on a Tuesday and being the 99th guitar off the line. Yamaha (Back to top of page)Acoustic/ClassicalSaving one of the best for last, Yamaha probably has the most confusing serial system I've come across. Furthermore, the presence or absense of a neckplate gasket will also help you find the year. The first two digits, 15, are the day of the month, and the final three digits, 044, are the number off the production line for that day.Electrics/BassNow, for electrics, archtops and basses, from 1966-1984 (SG, SX and BB series), you can throw all that out the window. You might see one letter like J or U and then the 4 digits also. Not date coded, and the move to Japan year is still uncertain. Note: US Vintage series starting in 1982 onward begins with a "V". Welcome to Perky's Analog Gear Demos. 1974 10109 to 10146 1975 20147 to 20315 1976 30316 to [–]450 1977 451 to 900 1978 901 to 1300 1979 1301 to 1400 1980 1401 to 1670 1981 1671 to 1951 1982 1952 to 2445 1983 2446 to 3206 1984 3207 to 3888 1985 3889 to 4778 1986 4779 to 5981 1987 5982 to 7831 1988 7832 to 10070 1989 10071 to 12497 1990 12498 to 15249 1991 15250 to 17953 1992 930104001 to 931221124 1993 940104001 to 941220130 1994 950103001 to 951219136 1995 960102001 to 961219140 1996 970106001 to 971219144 1997 980105101 to 981218144 1998 990104101 to 991220148 1999 20000103101 to 20001221160 200010-Digit Serial NumbersThe current 10-digit serial numbering format that started in November of 2009 identifies where the guitar was built, the start date, and the assigned number of the guitar on that day's production schedule. By this time, Albin had died (later to be replaced by his son Karl-Erik), but the company's many years experience of accordion manufacture massively influenced the early guitars, with the use of pearloid sparkle finishes and a preference for push-switches over potentiometers more widely used in American guitars. The next letter (3rd position) is the month; in this case M=June (see chart.) Most of these guitars were manufactured in Asia rather than Sweden, however the new Northern series instruments are produced in Europe. For example, 92229222, means production year 1999. Most sources, including Yamaha, say there are other serials not covered here and some Yamahas that follow no system. Don't … Picture upon request. By '98 they were Japanese with a 96xxxxx serial.96xxxxx- Japan '97-'98 to 2000.7/8 Digits Headstock Sticker 6xxxxxx6xxxxxx-65xxxxxx Probably not date coded, though they were used mid '90s on Taiwanese made Jacksons. Vintage Hagstrom - Serial numbers All Hagstrom instruments and amplifiers, made in Alvdalen between 1958 and the beginning of the 80s, have a unique serial number. Those instruments have their serial numbers stamped in their perloid covered bodies starting from P-001. Serial numbers can be useful in determining the year of manufacture of a guitar or amp. The serial numbers are not the best for dating. Hagstrom Guitar Serial Numbers - Hagström's main guitar is an Ibanez tradition 8-String M8M which function RG-shaped alder or Iceman-shaped swamp ash bodies with. If the serial was 53-933130, it would still indicate the same information. 1976 Hagstrom Jimmy, serial number 53 965024. Browse Hagstrom products and enjoy free shipping on thousands of Hagstrom gear & 30 day returns. BY REFERENCE OF SERIAL NUMBERS. So you need to have some idea of your guitar's era for it to help much. During the sixties, the company started making electric guitars and later amplifiers. Hagstrom was founded by Albin Hagström in 1925, largely dealing in imported accordions. Can anybody out there decipher my Hagstrom Swede Goldtop's serial #? Serial numbers are located on the jack plate. It has dot inlays, bound neck and body, the classic Hagstrom trapeze tailpiece with logo, three bolt neck, and a serial number … If you’re looking for an unusual, quality guitar, the Hagstrom Swede models are well worth looking at. Second letter tells month. All this serial number information pertains to Hagstroms built in Sweden between 1958 and the early 80s. The “53” appeared before all Hagstrom serial numbers beginning in the early 1970s, simply to help with bookkeeping. C701212 would be 1987. According to the serial number, your guitar was the 140th guitar built from batch 078. I found myself always scouring the Web to find production years for my guitars. May be faded or illegible. The second letter is the month; K=April. All parts are original, the … Photo: Michael Wright. Not all guitar brands use date stamps, but if you find one, you have your answer. Vintage Hagstrom - Serial numbers All Hagstrom instruments and amplifiers, made in Alvdalen between 1958 and the beginning of the 80s, have a unique serial number. There is a gentleman on the Canadian Guitar Forum who seems to have the Hagstrom book and as of late 2017 was still answering posters questions about their vintage Hagstroms. This site was established by long time Hagstrom guitar and bass enthusiast John A. Haskin to communicate and connect with the vintage Hagstrom community. Perhaps the best way to date your G&L is to take the neck off. In 1952 the company reached it’s peak as manufacturer of accordions, producing 15,000 that year. For example, 4C7768 = 400 Series Combo from 1957. Hagstrom (Back to top of page), Not a lot is known about Hagstrom serial numbers. My list goes into more detail and covers more. Your Swede was made in production run # 895, which produced 500 Swede guitars in 1974. The first digit indicates the last digit of the year it was built, with the final numbers indicating sequentially the order of production. It is estimated that Hagstrom produced 130,000 guitars in the period 1958-1983. Serial such as: BNNNNYYP, where: Some other things to note. Below is some info found on the Jackson enthusiast website jcfonline.com. Some will have letters also before the # like RR for Randy Rhoads, or PCS for players choice series, and all archtops will start with JA and then the 4 digits. Great deals on Hagstrom Vintage Electric Guitars. If it isn't there, you probably have the sequential serial format and possibly a 2000's model.96xxxxx, 97xxxxx, 98xxxxx Jackson Logo OnlyThese numbers started circa '96-8 at 9600000, hit 9700000 circa 2003, 9800000 circa 2007 and ended in late 2011 around 985xxxx. The first M=6--BUT that 6 can indicate your guitar was made in 1966, 1976, 1986, 1996, 2006, or 2016. Check the neck and neck pocket for a date. Hagstrom serial numbers indicate batch number (first three digits) and position (last three digits). The first part of this batch is called the Hagstrom De Luxe "small model" and the last part is the "large model" witch later became the Hagstrom … Some places you can visit to try to decipher your Yamaha serial are:The Guitar Dater Project website:http://guitardaterproject.org/yamaha.aspxSixStringAcoustic.com:https://sixstringacoustic.com/yamaha-guitar-serial-numbers-what-can-they-tell-youMyCoolGuitars.com:http://mycoolguitars.com/mij/yamaha-guitars/yamaha-guitar-serial-numbers-dating-your-guitar/Yamaha.com (goes to the source, but a bit confusing):Acoustic/classical: http://faq.yamaha.com/us/en/article/musical-instruments/guitars-basses/ac-guitars/796/4094Electrics/archtop/basshttps://www.yamaha.com/yamahaguitars/ElectricandBassGuitarSerialNumberSystems.pdf. After that, a much more complex table from that may take you further. (1 = El Cajon, California, USA; 2 = Tecate, Baja California, Mexico)1107064001 2nd & 7th digits indicate the two-digit year - '14 (2014)1107064001 3rd & 4th digits indicate the two-digit month - 07 (July)1107064001 5th & 6th digits indicate the day - 06 (the 6th)1107064001 Last three numbers indicate the guitar's position in that day's production sequence.9-Digit Serial NumbersFrom 1993 until the end of 1999, each Taylor guitar featured a nine-digit serial number that pinpoints when work began on that guitar, along with its series and production position. Jun 15, 2015 - KATHY ROBERTSON. Look for the brand name decal on the guitar's headstock. This website possesses NO DATABASE of guitars made by manufactures, instead simple serial code patterns that are available on this site and in the wider guitar community are used. Here H=January alphabetically to Z=December.Now before you say, that's not too bad. It is not an original vintage from the 70s-80s, but a reissue from China. There are few signs of wear, this guitar has been in its case for the last 25 years. The serial numbers of Jackson Junior (the only Jackson bolt-on-neck models without neck plates) are stamped into the fingerboard. Martin (Back to top of page)One of the few manufacturers who kept a sequential series of numbers through nearly their entire lifetime, as far back as 1898, dating a Martin is simply a matter of finding where your serial falls in the sequence below. The 4-digit numbers ran from 0000 to the early 0700s and were reserved for early Standard models, basses and other custom instruments. They were by no means the biggest guitar manufacturer of the 20th century, but still very significant. The only neck-thru version of the basses were the Model 3B. Serial 0 1470 is a 1980 built guitar and the 1470th built. The serial number is structured so that the first three digits indicate the series and the last three digits indicate the issue number in that the series. From 1961 to 1972, the "Oval G-Shield" label is oval, tan colored and says "Guarantee" in large letters. If you have a Ft.Worth Texas neckplate, or you have a neckplate that simply says Jackson / Charvel, you do NOT have a USA MADE guitar. For the San Dimas Charvels, #1001 began the numbered series in late 81'. 8xxx6xxx for 1986; 0xxx7xxx for 2007; 82176xxx for the 217 th day of the year of 1986 (August 5, 1986) Also California Series serials (1997-1998) use an "AMXN" prefix followed by 6 digits, and were jointly made by Fender USA/Mexico.Made in Korea Serials (may or may not have letter prefix. Number right after the letter is last digit of year. Here's how: Gibsons have this pattern stamped onto the back of their headstocks: YDDDYRRR. WEM Clubman demo video, 1964 Hagstrom Coronado bass / 1964 Ampeg B15 demo video. This first table lays out graphically the PRS prefix scheme described and is followed by tables for production numbers of various models.PRS Prefix indicators0 = 1990 or 20001 = 1991 or 20012 = 1992 or 20023 = 1993 or 20034 = 1994 or 20045 = 1985, 1995, or 20056 = 1986, 1996, or 20067 = 1987, 1997, or 20078 = 1988, 1998, or 20089 = 1989, 1999, or 200910 = 201011 = 201112 = 201213 = 201314 = 201415 = 201516 = 201617 = 201718 = 2018Set Neck Models (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / Year0001 - 0400 19850401 - 1700 19861701 - 3500 19873501 - 5400 19885401 - 7600 19897601 - 10100 199010101 - 12600 199112601 - 15000 199215001 - 17900 199317901 - 20900 199420901 - 24600 199524601 - 29500 199629501 - 34600 199734601 - 39100 199839101 - 44499 199944500 - 52199 200052200 - 62199 200162200 - 72353 200272354 - 82254 200382255 - 92555 200492556 - 103103 2005103104 - 114940 2006114941 - 132401 2007132402 - 146419 2008146420 - 159132 2009159133 - 170591 2010170592 - 183862 2011183863 - 196410 2012196411 - 206059 2013206060 - 215491 2014215492 - 224954 2015224955 - 236147 2016236148 - 2017S2 Models (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / YearS2000001 – S2003820 2013S2003821 – S2010529 2014S2010530 – S2017390 2015S2017391 – 2016CE Models (2016 and Later) (neck plate)Prefix Number / Year16 201617 2017CE Models (1988 - 2008) (neck plate)Serial Number / Year7 0001 – 0270 19887 0271 – 1830 19897 1831 – 3200 19907 3201 – 4540 19917 4541 – 7090 19927 7091 – 8820 19937 8821 – 10700 19947 10701 – 13000 19957 13001 – 14680 19967 14681 – 17130 19977 17131 – 19580 1998 (prefix may be CE)CE 19581 – 20749 1999CE 20750 – 21599 2000CE 21600 – 23199 2001CE 23200 – 25389 2002CE 25390 – 26399 2003CE 26400 – 27900 2004CE 27901 – 29377 2005CE 29378 - 31800 2006CE 31801 - 32783 2007CE 32784 - 33881 2008EG Models (neck plate)Serial Number / Year5 or EG 0001 – 0920 19905 or EG 0921 – 1290 19915 or EG 1291 – 2070 19925 or EG 2071 – 2870 19935 or EG 2871 – 3190 19945 or EG 3191 - 3300 1995Swamp Ash Special Models (neck plate)Serial Number / Year8 00001 – 00410 19978 or SA 00411 – 00760 1998SA 00761 – 00969 1999SA 00970 – 01179 2000SA 01180 – 01399 2001SA 01400 – 01899 2002SA 01900 – 02099 2003SA 02100 – 02287 2004SA 02288 – 02700 2005SA 02701 – 02800 2006SA 02801 – 03055 2007SA 03056 – 03256 2008SA 003257 – 03312 2009Bolt-On Bass (neck plate)After the year prefix:Serial Number / Year4 0001 – 0030 19894 0031 – 0140 19904 0141 – 0200 1991Set-Neck Bass (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / Year9 0001 – 0230 1986/879 0231 – 0350 19889 0351 – 0680 19899 0681 – 0730 19909 0731 – 0800 1991Electric Bass (back of headstock)After the year prefix:Serial Number / YearEB 00007 – 00072 2000EB 00073 – 00199 2001EB 00200 – 00422 2002EB 00423 – 00501 2003EB 00502 – 00650 2004SE Models (back of headstock)Prefix Letter / YearA 2000B 2001C 2002D 2003E 2004F 2005G 2006H 2007I 2008J 2009K 2010L 2011M 2012N 2013O 2014Acoustic Serial NumbersThe serial number of an acoustic is located on the label inside the sound hole of the guitar. $1200 USD obo Buyer will pay shipping, preferred method of payment is a US Postal Money Order or Chashier check. Study the following table to determine the year.Charvel Model 1 - 4MODEL1 - 4 / NECKPLATE GASKET / NECKPLATE SYMBOL / HEADSTOCK SYMBOL / SERIAL START (APPROXIMATE)1986    No   TM   TM   2220001987   Yes   TM   ®   2500001988   Yes   ®   ®   275100Charvel Model 5 and 6The Charvel Model 5 and 6 have a neck-through design and unlike the Model 1 - 4, their serial number directly reveal the build year. Though I can't verify the accuracy, it was posted in the Dean online forums that imports after 2008 follow a pattern with the initial letter or letters identifying the factory, such that: US = Un Sung Korea, Y = Yoojin China, E = World Korea.The following two digits indicate year, then two-digit month, then production number. The four numbers that follow are the unit number; (00)11. Factory designations include: K = ESP Kiso Factory (Japan) set neck/neck-thru, S = ESP Sado Factory (Japan) bolt-on only, T = ESP Takada Factory (Japan) ESP Custom Shop, SS = ESP Standard Factory -- Signature Series or Standard Series. The serial number is typically six digits - the first three digits are the batch number, the second three the instrument number within the batch. The third letter is the month; M=June. So "08" indicates 2008. From 1953 to 1959 Guild used a label that showed a white guitar body on a black background. (http://www.guitarsbyleo.com/AUTOREG/interact2.php3?registry_id=1). )YY = double digit year of manufacture (2010-Current)SSSS = sequential ranking numberExample: F21234 = Fuji-gen Japan / 2002 / unit 1234Example: T101234 = Terada Japan / 2010 / unit 1234----------------------------------------------F-Serial Numbers on Les Paul Standard '59/'60 Models and Tribute/Plus ModelsThe latest serial number system used by Epiphone has not yet been completely deciphered. Search the area around the serial number for a date stamp. Charvel Imports 1986-1991Year of manufacture, Charvel Model 1 - 4A quick and dirty way of determining the year of manufacture for the bolt-on Model Series 1 - 4, is to look at the combination of trademark symbols used on both the headstock and the neckplate. Located on jackplate. Like some other serial schemes, this one may require you to know something about the ESP guitars of the period because the "Y" digit could mean multiple years. Fast & Free shipping on many items! This known anomaly can be solved by observing attributes of the given year.1966 - 1972 Gretsch began date-coding serial numbers in August 1966. Hagstrom only made 306 of the lefty Hagstrom III guitars. Washburn (Back to top of page)Washburn has used many serial number formats over the years, ranging from 4-12 characters long. It's a great time to upgrade your home music studio gear with the largest selection at eBay.com. Their original products were accordions that they initially imported from Germany and then Italy before opening their own facility in 1932. I don't claim to be a serial number guru. For example, the serial number for the first guitar built in the El Cajon (USA) factory on July 6, 2014 is 1107064001. Peavey (Back to top of page) Serial numbers correlate to shipping dates of US models only. The first "official" batch of Hagstrom electric guitars is batch 449. An example given was the serial US12040364 (don't let the "US" make you think it's a USA model). White Serial Numbers for King Band Instruments. Reverend is the brand made famous by owner Joe Naylor. There is a book with batch number dates available - this is how Hagstrom's are dated. It follows that potential scammers can use this knowledge to try to trick unsuspecting buyers. It may also say "Guarantee" up till 1974, but the large "Guild" clearly separates it from the Oval G-Shield label. Picture upon request. Hagstrom Ultra Max Milky Mandarin Satin Guitar ULMAX-MMD #0912 $ 599.00 Hagstrom Ultra Max Milky Mandarin Satin Guitar ULMAX-MMD #0943 $ 599.00 Hagstrom Super Viking SUVIK-DDL Dandy Dandelion Flame Top Semi-Hollow Guitar & Case #0608 $ 874.99 The one on the neck is supposedly a good ballpark of the guitar's manufacture date, but due to the nature of G&L assembly it is not necessarily an exact science. Continuing with this example, the second M would stand for June. The final three numbers are the unit number.Made in Japan, 1997-:#-letter-letter-####, like so: 8FJ0013.The first number is the year; 1998.

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