This website provides information on guitar serial numbers and the year of manufacture for major brands like Fender, Gibson, Guild, Epiphone, Yamaha, Gretsch, Ibanez, Rickenbacker, Martin, Squier, Taylor, Jackson, PRS, ESP, and Höfner. Serial number decoders indicate the year of manufacture and production location of the guitar.

Electric guitars made their debut in popular music in the mid-1950s and have since become an integral part of modern music. The Telecasters, Stratocasters, and Les Pauls have been iconic guitars for over 60 years. This site features popular guitars used in pop/rock and heavy metal music.

Well-known luthiers include Leo Fender, Orville Gibson, Doc Kauffman, Les Paul, but there are many others.

Additionally, you can find a lot of information about the history and origins of the guitars, amps and modern effects equipment like noise gates, Flanger, Phaser, compressors, guitar synthesizers and VST Plugins.