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Serial numbers are stamped in various locations on Fender guitars, including the neck plate, the front or back of the headstock and the back of the neck near the connection to the guitar body. The neck and the body of th... More »

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In most cases, it is possible to tell the year of a Fender guitar by examining its serial number, though some models use a numbering system that does not guarantee an exact year. Also, certain anniversary, limited run an... More »

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The exact information encoded in a guitar's serial number varies depending on the manufacturer; however, using an appropriate decoding tool, an approximate year of manufacture is likely to be findable. Other information ... More »

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Serial numbers appear in different places on different makes and models of vintage guitars; they might be found inside the sound hole, on the back of the headstock or on the bridge plate, among other places. Serial numbe... More »

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Gibson stamps serial numbers on all its guitars on the back of the instrument's headstock. The number is printed perpendicular to the instrument's neck on guitars with "book" headstocks such as the SG and Les Paul. The s... More »

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Washburn guitar serial numbers are located on the back of the headstock on electric guitars and in the sound hole on acoustic guitars. In most Washburn guitars, the first two digits of the serial number indicate the year... More »

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