Look for a serial number. Depending on the maker of the guitar, your guitars individual serial number may give you a better idea how old the guitar is. On an electric guitar, youll typically find the serial number on the back of the guitar body or headstock.
Where is serial number on electric guitar?
The serial number can be found in the sound hole of the acoustic or on the back of the headstock on electrics. In most cases**, the first two numbers of the serial number are the year of manufacture. For example, if your guitars serial number is 94000000, your guitar was made in 1994.
Is guitar playing dead?
This may seem an odd question, because guitar is not dead. It is not dying. Many pop artists, and even some rap acts, have guitars and basses backing them even if they do not play themselves. Todays biggest acts may deploy electric guitars, but they are not defined by them.