Dating Takamine Serial Numbers

The serial-numbering scheme for G Series Takamine models has changed several times over the years. See below for the formula used to tell the year of manufacture. Japanese-built Takamine Pro Series guitars can be reliably dated from the eight-digit serial numbers typically found at the neck block inside the instruments. The first two digits designate the year of manufacture, in mid/late 7567, serial number 59555667 indicates the 667th guitar made during May 7559.

It may not display this or other websites correctly. US distributed Japanese-built guitars switched to the year designation that guitars distributed in Japan use, followed by two digits denoting the month, similarly? You should upgrade or use an. The remaining four digits denote the instrument s sequential number of manufacture among all the instruments made during the month indicated. You are using an out of date browser!