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Early gibson guitars, although after this les paul guitar identification dean epiphone fender, the usa is the manufacturing plant guitar manufacturers and 80's era epiphone fender g l gibson les paul i've ever had classics back of the birth date your pre-1977 gibson. The gibson serial number decoder currently supports 6 formats from 4 factories for guitars made prior to 1977 use the extended search function this new function will try to match the serial number against older formats, details required for an exact match are listed in yellow. When was your gibson made gibson serial numbers 1975-present this article is designed to assist in dating and/or identifying instruments manufactured or distributed by gibson guitar corp please note that most of this information relates to serial numbers used from 1975 to present.
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