Gibson guitar headstock script dating
Also in 19 there was a high production, "9 9999" is exceeded for "932 000" or higher.
Therefore, the production in 1959 may be a "1", "2" or "3" in the second digit.
The Gibson Serial Number Decoder currently supports 6 formats from 4 Factories.
For guitars made prior to 1977 use the extended search function.
The three intermediate digits, the day of that year. After opening of the new factory in Nashville, in the sequence numbers were also included the production site.The letter preceding the batch number in the FON, and indicates the year of production. Y1234 23 This were used from 1952 to 1961 on archtop models and stamped on the inside of the F-hole. An ink-stamped number from the back of the headstock. No serial numbers were used, Gibson just started therewith in 1953.The batch number, the first four digits of the FON, followed by a one or two-digit number. The first digit of the serial number is the last digit of the year.This new function will try to match the serial number against older formats, details required for an exact match are listed in yellow.Please post any comments, particularly bugs in the user feedback section.