How do you tell what year a Gibson guitar was made?
There should be a space after the 1st digit with the 4 and 5 digit serial numbers, and no space with the 6 digit numbers. The 1st digit indicates the year of manufacture for the 4 & 5 digit serial numbers, these were used from 1989-1999.
How many Gibson guitars are made each year?
We have a dichotomy where we have to satisfy those who are already with us and address a new generations needs.” But Fender says it is doing better financially than ever, carrying less than $100 million in debt, and Gibson still sells 170,000 guitars a year across 80 countries. Thats not a bad starting line.