The first two numerical digits of the serial number (found on the back of the headstock) will tell you what year the instrument was made.For example, for serial number 0236758, the "02" indicates that the guitar was made in 2002; for serial number W10052743, the "10" indicates that the guitar was made in 2010.
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This seven string unleashes its slaying tone thanks, in part, to its EMG 707-TW active humbuckers with coil-splitting.
Use the "keys" and factory letter/number identifiers below -- note that for guitars made prior to 1993, the serial # assigned does not reveal the date or factory where made -- or you can, 2.
use the guitar dater project ---disclaimer: the guitardater project does not keep serial # log files of Epiphone products, it is simply a decoder program that uses the same codes keys as below to decifer the number entered by a user and as such it cannot verify the authenticity of any Epiphone guitar link to the --- four serial # code keys YYMMFFRRRRR -- new model codes, no letter prefix Beginning 2008-09 models are appearing w/o a letter prefix to i.d. Based on what is reported so far, it appears that the serial code may be: YY = first two digits = year of manufacture MM = second two digits = month of manufature FF = third two digits = factory i.d.
Are Schecter Diamond Series models available with custom options?
We do not customize or modify our Diamond Series guitars or basses in any way.
where made -- the factory code #s identified so far are shown in red print below RRRRR = remaining digits = ranking number -- example 08121520333 was made in December 2008, factory 15, 2 unknown significance, 0333 unit produced [NOTE - pre 1993-94 productions also frequently omitted factory letter codes and appeared as all numbers e.g.
023849354 -- these are Asian made (Korea, Japan, Indonesia) but again the exact factory origin is not usually available from guitardater project or other sources.] FYYMMRRRR F = factory code (this can be 2 letters as well) YY = year of manufacture (this can also be just 1 digit for '90s models) MM = month of manufacture R = ranking number (may be more or less digits, not necessarily indicative of total units produced) Example - S02021234 was made in Feb. Another code used on some current Epiphone models FYYMRRRR F = factory code YY = year of manufacture M = This will be a letter code corresponding to the month (A=January, B=February, etc...).
This guitar is highlighted by its Floyd Rose Original tremolo system and active EMG 81TW and 89 pickups that deliver searing tone.
If you're a player who is ready to really rock out, this is the guitar for you.
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