Aria guitars serial numbers. Aria Bass Serial Numbers

Dating Aria Guitars (Guitarsite)

aria guitars serial numbers

With serial number of 252, that seems like an old production. The serial number suggests built in the Samick plant, Korea in 1994 or possibly 2004. If it is 7 or Greater add 1970 to it and that is the year. I can't find anything on this at all on the web. My A570 sounds better than my Yahama C70. From 1967 Aria added a variety of models including the solid body 1962T, R-320, and violin shaped 12-string and bass guitars, and a full acoustic guitar, the 1262.

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Dating by serialnumber

aria guitars serial numbers

This is displayed in Wikpedia if you tab in Matsumoku. But we really need pictures, or a thorough description of its shape, hardware etc. Could be that the imports were made by more than one guitar maker also, based on the model perhaps, and that may be a difference between an ink number or label number. As opposed to a brand such as Fender, whose guitars are either made in America or Mexico, Epiphone's guitars can come from a number of different factories in a variety of countries. Samick branded models did not start using serials until around 1987. Both pickups have what look like inverted T’s in the centre of both coils.

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How to Decipher Epiphone Serial Numbers

aria guitars serial numbers

To one side both pickups have an H with a P in the top half of the H and an I in the lower half. Also see and for help determining when your guitar was made particularly helpful if there is no serial number. Hi, I have an old Aria gold top les Paul, bought it in around 1988 and it was heavily aged then. If the sound is buzzing or rattling, the bracing could be loose. It doesn't feel like there is a serial number imprinted on the wood under the sticker, and there is no other serial number to be found.

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Dating by serialnumber

aria guitars serial numbers

It's a very nice guitar though. The cable to the pickups, which is just a single core co-ax, is marked as ‘Mogami Wire Cable Corp’. The guitar passes the 5 foot test looks great from five feet and is actually pretty sturdy and well put together but it isn't vintage at all. Pickups are microphonic and shrill. If you had access to the original makers idea for the numbering it might be possible. My email is should you wish to discuss further.

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Older Aria and quality

aria guitars serial numbers

Dean says the same thing about it's korean made guitars. Large block mother of pearl inlays. Guitars in this era included the year and week of manufacture as the first four digits. Hello, Cannot seem to post a new topic so I hope some are still monitoring this old post. It's hard to get something intersting in Poland, so I've been searching for some offers via ebay. If this is the case, the only other way to date your guitar is by looking for a date ink-stamped on the side of the original box switch.

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How Old Is My Guitar? Use the Serial Number!

aria guitars serial numbers

Thus 9628 would be from the 28th week of 1996. The headstock lightning bolts, large bridge studs, and three screw truss cover give it away. I was mainly just curious to find out how old the guitar is. The on the back reads: 1044607 Good condition other than missing the pick guard, so there is a small chipped looking spot where I guess the screw held it on. Also I think my puckups are P-90s, not the gold covered humbuckers I've seen the catalog picture. The numbers are meaningless in dating them to us. Note: The new design did not appear until May 1990, so any early 1990 year models retain the '80s style plate 1980's: 1994, production number 10,904 At the turn of the millennium, bolt-neck models kept the same format and neckplate style, so these guitars must be dated by their logo style, headstock style and other features.

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Info on this guitar? (Aria, Les Paul?)

aria guitars serial numbers

Thus, a guitar from 1979 might begin with 79. I am not 100% on when they switched to labels on the Korean imports. Sound wise, his was slightly warmer than mine. It feels very solid and after I dropped new pickups and a new bridge in it, it sounds very good. August 31, 1987 Electrics 1990 - 1993 As 1990 approached, the use of one digit for the year presented the issue of repeat serial numbers. The only exception to that rule i. Could anyone help me track this great sounding bass, please? Obvioulsy if you read up on Aria production there are some painstaking production techniques used which are very similar to Gibson, especially the seasoning of woods used.

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