Ukulele serial number dating
No embellishments have been made to the sound files of any of the instruments.A Jackson guitar is dated by cross-referencing the serial number with the product dating reference chart.You can purchase a new Kamaka ukulele from any of our authorized dealers or order one directly from the factory.As a Kamaka customer you are entitled to the highest quality customer service.Please click on the instrument image below for detailed photos and write ups of custom instruments previously sold/ archived.For many of these vintage ukuleles, we’ve taken the time to capture the voicing of each historical ukulele through professional studio recordings for your comparison purposes.Continue Reading Jackson guitars can be dated through their serial numbers, but guitars not sold in the United States are not tracked in this manner. All Randy Rhoads neck-through-body model Jackson guitars were given serial numbers beginning with "RR" from 1983 through the spring of 1990.The guitars are sold directly from the manufacturer to the distributor in that instance. At that point, only custom Rhoads guitar serial numbers continued beginning with "RR;" all other Rhoads post-1990 guitar serial numbers begin with "U0." All other guitars that are not Randy Rhoads, including Soloists, King V's, Kelly's and Concert Basses, have serial numbers that begin with "U0" with pre-1990s guitars starting with "JN." There are exceptions and stamping mistakes with some serial number labeling.
The reason for this is that there is no reliable documentation from this time period.
Yes, I believe it applies to all types of Gibson instruments.