For the most part, it looks real

Dating a gibson les paul custom

This updated system utilizes an impressed eight digit numbering scheme that covers both serializing and dating functions. Serial numbers can pull up multiple guitars from multiple years. This system is useful in helping to date and authenticate instruments.

Serial numbers can pull

It can take Davidson several hours to locate a specific serial number, if he can find it at all. There are three separate groupings of numbers that have been identified and are used for their accuracy.

Or it might be an eight-digit serial number that indicates it was built on the th day of the year. To combat the problem, the company upped its serial number sequence last year from eight digits to nine. With vintage Gibsons selling at auction for as much as half a million dollars, Davidson will sometimes roll up his sleeves and poke around in the ledgers, but only as time allows.

For the most part, it looks real.

This updated system utilizes an impressed