How Do You Date a Jackson Guitar by Its Serial Number?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 30, 2020 5:33:40 AM ET

A Jackson guitar is dated by cross-referencing the serial number with the product dating reference chart. The serial number is generally found on the neck plate on bolt-on neck models and on the fingerboard of the last fret on neck-through-body model guitars, and the manufacturing product date and manufacturer location are based upon the serial number. The product dating reference chart is available under the Support tab from