Dating gibson acoustic guitars
See below for the formula used to tell the year of manufacture.
In mid/late 2012, US distributed Japanese-built guitars switched to the year designation that guitars distributed in Japan use.
Gibson acoustic guitars are a massive part of the Gibson stable of instruments.
Makers of not one but several of the all time greatest acoustic guitar designs, Gibson have a proud heritage that stretches back over a century.
Gibson vintage guitars have their roots in Kalamazoo, Michigan where, in 1894, an eccentric, self-taught luthier named Orville H.
Gibson began making stringed instruments using the archtop design of violins as his guide.