Serial numbers can be useful in determining the production year of a guitar or amplifier. But an incomplete
registrations and illogical serial numbers is its history often unclear.
With support of the serial number decoder (guitar dater), tables and clues, the production year and location
of the biggest known brands can be traced.
In case of no serial (or poorly to read), the electronic components of an electric guitar can be a clue.
The production code of the potentiometers, for example, can give an indication of the year of construction of
the guitar.