The easiest way to find the year of manufacture of a particular Gibson guitar is to reference the instrument’s serial number of factory order number.In the 1970s, Gibson standardized the serial number system that is still in use today. The typically eight-digit serial numbers on Gibson guitars are stamped on the backside of the headstock. The first and the fifth number combined show the year that the instrument was made. The second, third, and fourth numbers show on which day of that year the instrument was made.
No Results Found. We're always adding musical instruments that can ship internationally. We can help you find what you're looking for. Call us at +1 (801) 501-8847. For example, if the banjo was an RB-250 and there was a 10 after the dash, that would mean that that particular banjo was the 10th RB-250 built. SO, an RB-250 with the serial number, 0002-10, would be a 2000 year model, built in February and it was the 10th one built that year. Hope this helps! Undoubtedly there are many more Gibson banjo ukes that I don't know of. If you have one, information would be greatly appreciated for inclusion on this list. 11159A-13 UB (trapdoor) 11159A-29 UB (trapdoor) 11192A-40 UB (trapdoor) 11192A-45 UB (trapdoor) 112224A-5 UB (trapdoor) 11226A-26 UB (trapdoor) 1925.
Key peopleJim Rosenberg (President)Products, & guitarsWebsiteEpiphone is an American manufacturer founded in 1873 by Anastasios Stathopoulos, currently based in. In 1957, Epiphone, Inc. Was purchased by and relocated from to.
Epiphone was Gibson's main rival in the market prior to 1957. Aside from guitars, Epiphone also made, and other. However, the company's weakness in the aftermath of and death of Epaminondas Stathopoulos in 1943 allowed Gibson to purchase it.
Epiphone also manufactures under the brand.The name 'Epiphone' is a combination of proprietor Epaminondas Stathopoulos' (Επαμεινώνδας Σταθόπουλος) nickname 'Epi' and 'phone' (from Greek phon- (φωνή), 'voice'). Ingram, Adrian. The Gibson L5: Its History and Its Players.
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