For dating pre-Valco acoustic instruments, see this page.Dating Gretsch and other Valco-made amps: Beginning in 1941, serial numbers were on a small oblong metal plate (brass or aluminum) tacked on with two small brass nails.The year 2010 will mark our 45th year in business, and we wish to sincerely thank our customers for their support. Due to the volume of quality products that have been manufactured and sold over time, Peavey gets an ever-increasing number of requests for “born on dates” for older products.Unfortunately the archive containing this old serial number information has a problem and is currently shut down.This page contains details about the 1963-1966 Magnatone Custom Series amps.For an overview, see Magnatone Custom Series, or for a history of the Magnatone amps from 1947-1977, see The history of the Magnatone brand."N" prefix: 1935 "S" prefix: 1935-36 "A" prefix: 1936-37* "C" prefix: 1938-40* "G" prefix: 1941-42 "G" suffix: 1943-47 V100-V7500: 1947 V7500-V15000: 1948 V15000-V25000: 1949 V25000-V35000: 1950 V35000-V38000: 1951 X100-X7000: 1951 X7000-X17000: 1952 X17000-X30000: 1953 X30000-X43000: 1954 X43000-X57000: 1955 X57000-X71000: 1956 X71000-X85000: 1957 X85000-X99000: 1958 T100-T5000: 1958 T5000-T25000: 1959 T25000-T50000: 1960 T50000-T75000: 1961 T75000-T90000: 1962 T90000-T99000: 1963 G5000-G15000: 1963 G15000-G40000: 1964 Starting with "1-": 1964-68 Starting with "2-": 1968 *"A" and "C" prefixes also occur in some pre-1936 serials.However, some of these plates and many of these stickers have disappeared over time.
Guitar Dating using Source Date Code Alembic Serial Numbers Aria Guitar Serial Numbers Ballurio Serial Numbers B. Rich Serial Numbers Blue Book Serialization Page Carvin Identification Danelectro Serial Numbers D'Angelico Serial Numbers Dobro Serial Numbers Dr.
For this reason, we are currently unable to respond to these requests.
At this time, I do not know whether this situation is temporary or permanent.
Gibson Solid Body Serial Numbers Gibson Serial numbers are located on the back of the headstock Years 1953-1961 Use the first number of the 5 or 6 digit serial number.
For example 55395 = 1955 920874 = 1959 1977 Forward - finally a standard serial number was used.