Dating prs guitars
In 1930, Washburn merges with Tonk Brothers and releases the Solo Deluxe, the precursor of the auditorium style guitar and one of the best-selling guitars created.With the onset of the 1970's, Washburn releases the Wing series, our first electric models.When the first digit is separated, it is likely a 1980’s model; the separated digit corresponding to theyear of the 1980’s in which it was made.
By 1982, Greco Stratocasters became Fender JV Stratocasters, then later MIJ and CIJ Stratocasters, made by the sameguys who made the Greco "Sparkle Sound," "Spacey Sound," "Sparkle Sound," and "Super Real" Stratocasters from1977-1981.
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As one of the select few PRS Signature Dealers, we have tight working relationship with the PRS factory, and specialize in stocking custom built instruments, limited edition runs, and Private Stock guitars.
Please note that fender serial numbers tend to overlap by at least a year, and thereby the date of your guitar can only be approximated.
The first letter indicates the last digit of the year of production. Tenryu/Wada Factory, Made in Japan, 1985-1986: ######.
In the early 20th century Washburn continues to lead with quality guitars, banjos, and madolins.