Dating a guitar
I was happy with the voicing of the bracing, craftsmanship, general design and most of all, tone, of these guitars.” Guitars are built under License from George Lowden by the S Yairi, Nagoya workshops, Japan Guitars with this label were built between 1980-1985 in a small Japanese workshop under license to George Lowden. In 1980, our Swiss dealer asked George if he could source a small and expert company to make his guitars under license, so they would be more widely available.“Thus began a five-year period when my guitars were made in Japan by a small, dedicated band of luthiers near Nagoya. Yairi workshop regularly to give the designs and check quality.This job has to be done by a professional repairperson to ensure the new parts are installed correctly.Please note: You cannot send your guitar back to ESP to do this type of work.Dating a Guitar to locate the year it was made - Locate the year your guitar was made to find out the possible value depending on condition.Many vintage guitar owners value guitar dating and guitar serial number data to date their electric and acoustic guitars.
Enthusiasts interested in production dates and serialization are well advised to visit Guitars By to research the registry and accompanying text.Everyone needs a little help now and then, and ESP has made it easy for you to get your questions answered.From changing strings to guitar maintenance to troubleshooting problems, most of the things you want to know are covered in the FAQ section and the ownerʼs manual below for easy reference. ESP guitars are built in our main factory and custom-shop located in Japan.If the guitar has been altered, it can depreciate the value of the guitar tremendously.If you are having trouble finding the date of the guitar you are researching, try emailing the manufacturer and see if they can help date the instrument.