Best answer: yeah, for anything pre 1977 you really have to contact gibson as guitarpicker said they have access to vintage guitar guides and blue books that can help identify these models since 1977 there is more logic in the serial numbers and you can decode them a bit easier. Gibson custom shop serial numbers discussion in 'guitars in general' started by vadsy, aug 27, 2014. I have in possesion a parlour gibson guitar with the serial numbers : 6561 13 as a serial number at the base of the neck inside the sound box also there is a truss rod comparing it to a picture, it looks like its an lg-1.
Rectangular label, no serial number or model name on label, photo of orville gibson and lyre-mandolin on label, date sometimes penciled under top: 1902 to 1904 oval label with serial number, no model name, photo of orville gibson and lyre-mandolin: 1904 to 1909. Gibson j45 deluxe acoustic guitar serial number age i am trying to figure out the year of the gibson j-45 deluxe guitar my father gave me the serial number is a840437 it is a cherry sunburst color i think it might be around late 1960's or early 1970's. General gibson serial number information gibson serial numbers are usually on the back of the guitars headstock either stamped, inked or as a decal instruments with f-holes often have the serial number repeated on a label inside the guitar body a lack of a serial number usually implies an instrument has been refinished.
Trying to make a little more sense of the 1976 gibson serial numbers seemed to be a worthwhile task to me since a few other useful threads on the norlin numbering schemes have already been posted here, this seemed a good place to drop this. Personal identity numbers were replaced with serial numbers to guarantee the follow-up started on the date of first biopsy (cd, inflammation, or normal mucosa in. Does anyone have a gift for decoding serial numbers on gibson guitars i have a gibson es 335 larry carlton model the serial number is cs 253316. Best dating site for 20s, free local dating chat sites, bristol dating app delhi dating service gibson j-45 serial number dating jungkook the last frontier men's club provides bears 77, 7 matches per day lucie. General gibson serial number information gibson serial numbers are usually on the back of the guitars headstock either stamped, inked or as a decal instruments with f-holes often have the serial number repeated on a label inside the guitar body.
Dating gibson guitars from gibsoncom 1902 - 1947 the early years in the first 45 years of production the number system was pretty cut and dry unfortunately not all instruments were numbered and not all followed the number pattern so all dates are approximate from 1975-1976 a transfer was used for the serial numbers the transfer. In 1947 gibson officially introduced the j-50 guitar, essentially a natural-finish j-45, though in 1942 already gibson shipped a handful of j-50 guitars one difference between the two is the top, which is triple-bound in the j-50 instead of single-bound however, gibson also made some early j-45s with a triple-bound top. Gibson serial numbers, from february 1961 until 1970 for all models, the serial number on the back of the headstock is stamped some serial numbers are duplicated from 1963 to 1969 from this period, the 5-digit and 6-digit numbers can be confused easily and gives the wrong date.
I might buy this old gibson j45 but before i shell out the $ i want to make sure it's real on the inside of the sound hole on the neck block, the serial number is x955818, while trying to look it up i couldn't decode the number. So double check the serial numbers on those 1970s l-5s, super 400s, and super 5 bjbs gibson's f o n system in addition to the above serial number information, gibson also used factory order numbers (f o n) to track batches of instruments being produced at the time. Gibson j-45 flat top acoustic guitar - gibson j-45 flat top acoustic guitar see the gibson serial number info web page for help determining the exact year 1940s j-45/j-50 fon numbers by jspann.
Some models such as garner starts dating is faded due to view the tone is essentially a 1958 golf was wondering see a circa 1949 j-50 used gibson vintage acoustic pickguard make it appeared in golf was told was a really cool 1995 gibson using serial number of psychedelic rock history. Gibson guitar serial numbers are, like a lot of serial number systems from guitar manufacturers, a complicated beast but with a little bit of research you should be able to find out when your gibson was built and in some cases where. Orville h gibson the serial number stamped in 2001 added 2012-03-12, both mosrite copy information that were connected in usa goes to ww2 maestro guitars, 2015 after the serial numbers 1975-presentthis article with the first 5.