Production dates have been penciled or stamped on the butt end of the heel of the neck of most guitars and basses.There were periods of time when this was not consistently done, (between 19), and there are certainly other examples of short periods of time, and individual pieces, where the dating was simply omitted.I have also come across guitars with a V012000 serial number with a 1986 neckdate.
Best heard on my song, I Gave Up Everything for You, ‘Cept The Blues.” “I had pictures of this guitar on my wall as a kid.
They have been placed at the top of the neck plate, on the front of the headstock, on the back of the headstock, and on the back of the neck near where the neck bolts onto the body.
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