Since I primarily collect amps by Fender, and guitars by Gibson, Fender, Martin, National, Epiphone, Gretsch and Rickenbacker, I really can't help them with these other less popular brands. As you have probably noticed, there is plenty of information here to help date the brands that I am interested in. But where does that leave everyone else? Well I'm not one to leave you out in the informational cold, so here's something that I use quite often in dating amplifiers and electric guitars. It's called the "source-date code", and it can help determine the approximate age of an electric instrument by the date its components were manufactured.
How to date a vintage Gibson Les Paul guitar
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How to date Gibson Les Paul guitars is a study of its own. Gibson's serial number scheme changed in the s, s, and s, so a simple serial number lookup isn't often very helpful. Never fear! This page is intended to clear up some some of the inconsistencies of dating Gibson guitars. If you're looking for "How old is my Gibson Les Paul guitar?