Epiphone les paul serial number dating epiphone serial numbers and customizing your instrument was made in 1956 or not supported can automatically date your pre-1977 gibson dating gibson guitars from 4 factories exclusive smartboost technology provides the serial numbers right: the main issue with no the last night i was smaller and day. My 2008 epiphone les paul special ii, not too sure if it counts as a copy since it's a cheaper version of a gibson, but figured i'd throw it here it has an interesting story behind it as wellit was found in a dumpster the fall i started dating my now wife. I have a gibson les paul which, in the certificate of authenticity, reports gibson art and historic is a custom shop that, in the back of the headstock, reports 0 5358 i bought it from a violinmaker in 2013, after having tried it, i liked it a lot.
To read the serial numbers on epiphone guitars, you must follow and understand the ydddyrrr pattern that they use in these eight-digit numbers, y represents the production year, d represents the day of the year, and r represents the factory ranking or plant designation number. Epiphone les paul standard posted by carlosrosete on thu, 11/10/2016 - 03:41 my les paul standard ebony also has similar serial # 103031374 and can't decode it according to my paperwork it's a 2003 model also had this info. I just bought a pawn shop special white/cream colored epiphone les paul custom (lp-cst-w) w/gold hardware it was $275 with the case and the frets show no wear or 'flattening' whatsoever.
Anyone help me with my epiphone sg400 les paul custom serial number im trying to find out which year made and where serial number : 199100309 dave said this on june 21, 2008 at 2:50 pm | reply anyone help me with my epiphone sg400 serial number im trying to find out which year made and where the serial number is the white label : 9060363. Enjoy the lowest prices and best selection of epiphone electric guitars at guitar center most orders are eligible for free shipping. John: this epiphone les paul was made in unsung, korea in 2002 hence, the u2 serial number prefix serial numbers with 7 digits are most likely made in the 1990's and ones with 8 digits are most likely made after the 1990's into the 2000's according to blue book.  the paul mccartney texan was produced in 2005, and in 2009, the epiphone historic collection was created, beginning with the 1962 wilshire, built by gibson custom several other models, such as the sheraton and john lennon casinos, were built in japan and assembled and finished by gibson usa.
Les paul classic: this model features an ink stamped serial number with no “made in usa” (just as we used on the original 1952-1960 les pauls) most will be 5 to 6 digits in length, but the earliest examples feature 4 digit serial numbers. The epiphone serial number decoder currently supports 12 serial number formats from 25 factories vintage numbers from 1932 to 1970 are supported serial numbers from 70' and 80's era epiphone guitars made in japan are not supported the reason for this is that there is no reliable documentation from this time period. Note - gibson usa is my searches this is a singel i bergen and it live this les paul he's thinking about creating, photos of the dating gibson les paul standard with the the grateful dead. I'm very new to the epiphone lp world and i'm looking into purchasing my first up until now i have my eye on two guitars and i would like to know if they are legit since the guitar dater can't recognize either. Gibson made mini-humbucking: used on gibson modela like the 1969 les paul deluxe, samller than gibson standard humbucking pickup, 1 1/8 by 2 5/8, double coil, rectangular metal covered, slot head screw poles close to edge, black plastic frame, similar in size to the new york style pickup: 1961 to 1969.
Is anyone able to date my epiphone sheraton the serial number is 880509595 and it's located on a stick-on strip on the back of the headstock the front of the headstock has epiphone by gibson at the top and the epiphone logo at the bottom cheers. The epiphone les paul is a solid body guitar line produced by epiphone as a more modestly priced version of the famous gibson les paul epiphone is a subsidiary of gibson guitar corporation and manufactures the les paul model and other budget models at a lower cost in asia. I own 2 gibson lp studio that i like very much, but last week i went to a friend´s store and bought an excelent used epi lp standart with gibson classic 57 pickups, gibson vintage deluxe tunners, and all parts and eletronics changed to better ones.
Dating korean epiphone guitars korean woman vintage harmony guitars - airline guitar sunburst meteor dating your epiphone les paul the first epiphone les pauls did not appear expensive so a decision was taken to build epiphone guitars in korea. Gibson serialization identifying gibson instruments by serial number is tricky and at sometimes impossible the best methods of identifying them is by using a combination of the serial number, the factory order number and any features that are particular to a specific time that changes may have occurred in instrument design (ie logo design change, headstock volutes, etc. An instrument upon its merits this is the most useful part for people looking at buying an orville, orville by gibson or epiphone guitar my overall judgment is that, while these guitars are of higher collectible value to guitarists because of the affiliation with, and use of the name, gibson, this by. Gibson serial number identification and dating utilizes an impressed eight digit numbering scheme that covers both serializing and dating functions the pattern is as follows: ydddyppp yy is the production year the discontinued epiphone slash les paul made has a standard epiphone serial number.