Question: What does the serial number on a heritage guitar mean?

Essentially, each Heritage guitar is (ink) stamped with a six character serial number on the back of the headstock. The characters are comprised of a leading letter, denoting the year (see table below), followed by five digits. The five digits of the serial number encode the day and order of manufacture for the guitar.

How do I date my Heritage guitar?

The most accurate way of finding out the age of any Heritage guitar is through the serial number on the back of its headstock.

When was Heritage guitar Sold?

April 2016 After selling Heritage Guitar in April 2016 to a partnership that includes Archie Leach and Jeff Nicholson, co-owners of PlazaCorp Realty Advisors Inc., Lamb and his group of guitar-builders are no longer involved in day-to-day guitar-building.

Write us

Find us at the office

Kyker- Kublin street no. 42, 51864 Pretoria, South Africa

Give us a ring

Carnell Mckean
+65 937 708 93
Mon - Fri, 10:00-20:00

Contact us