Dating telecaster neck

02-Sep-2020 20:49

These instruments are the only ones that correspond to the standard post-1977 Gibson serialization.Like Gibson numbers, there are 8 digits in the completenumber, and follows the code of YDDDYNNN. DDD indicates the day of the year (so DDD can't be above 365), and the NNN indicates the instrument's production ranking for that day (NNN = 021 = 21st guitar built).All of these instruments have a stamped into the wood 4 digit serial number 1977 to Present Day This system would have at least a 5 digit number with a space between the first and second digit example 2 2047 This would be a 1982 guitar the 2,047th guitar ever built not including the 680 custom guitars that used the original serial number system.

However, in 1994, the Nashville-produced Epiphones were configured as YYNNNNNN: YY = 94 (the year) and NNNNNN is the ranking for the entire year.Finally, ifyour Kramer came with a Floyd Rose II, Floyd Rose with no fine tuners, or a Floyd Rose unit that does not require the ball ends of the strings to be cut off, it is an overseas model.