With some of the numbers being reused multiple times in other years of production, it is not a surprise that many have thrown their hands up in frustration and given up trying to make sense of them. Is your Gibson's history a mystery? Find the year of production. The serial number on this Les Paul Junior indicates that it was made in Like a fingerprint or a social security number, the series of digits inked or impressed on the back of a Gibson headstock can go a long way toward identifying a guitar.
Left: The "inked on" serial number on a Les Paul standard solidbody guitar. This style serial number was used on all to solidbody Gibson.
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