Jackson JS, X and Pro Series guitars that were made from 2013 until present day feature a 10-digit alphanumeric serial number located on the back of the headstock or neckplate. The first two number digits in the serial number identify the year the guitar was created.
How do you find out what Jackson guitar I have?
Luckily, its not difficult to determine which Jackson guitar you own. Go to the Jackson Guitar support page (see Resources.) Click the Support menu option on the right side of the screen, and then click “Serial Number and Product Dating Information on the next menu. Examine your guitar to find its serial number.
Where were Jackson Guitars made 2001?
The guitars were produced in San Dimas, California and later also in Ontario, California.
Are Jackson Guitars made in China?
U.S. The company was acquired by the Fender Musical Instruments Corporation in 2002, which manufactures Jackson-branded guitars in its Corona, California, US and Ensenada, Mexico facilities. Low-priced budget models are produced by sub-contractors in Indonesia and China.
Does Jackson own Charvel?
Jackson guitars, also created by Grover Jackson, are considered the wilder, high-performance alternatives to its more traditional cousins sold under the Charvel brand. Fender acquired the Jackson brand along with its 2002 purchase of Charvel.
Where are Charvel guitars made?
Charvel (and Jackson) guitars remained in production at the Gladstone Street shop in Glendora, California until 1986. In 1986, the manufacturing facilities moved to Ontario, California, and production of USA-built Charvel guitars ceased shortly thereafter.
How many guitars does Gibson make a year?
170,000 guitars 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.