Dating a gibson custom shop guitar
He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, but disenrolled and moved to Atlanta in 1997 with Clay Cook.
Together, they formed a short-lived two-man band called Lo-Fi Masters.
Yes I already knew where my guitar was made, and I already knew what year it was made, but it's nice to have an explanation of what the serial number means isn't it? serial cs104260 cs yrrrr with my serial csyyrrrr so year 10 = 2010 production number 4260 ? CS 104260 The first digit in the serial is the last digit of the year of manufacture - a 1 so probably 2011 The second digit is 0 which means the guitar was built/finished in Nashville The next four digits are the production rank = 4260 Hi!
We now know (more or less) that since about 2010 Memphis numbering starts from 50000, there is Gibson precident for this sort of numbering scheme I think. Memphis Custom shop basically does the production ES's, solids and historics done in Nashvillle. I just purchased Gibson ES339 Custom Shop, the serial number is CS050323 - I cannot find any clear information about this model... I just purchased Gibson ES339 Custom Shop, the serial number is CS050323 - I cannot find any clear information about this model...
Gibson's history with serial numbers is a nightmare.
After their split, Mayer continued to play local clubs—refining his skills and gaining a following.
After his appearance at the 2001 South by Southwest Festival, he was signed to Aware Records, and then Columbia Records, which released his first EP, Inside Wants Out.
A guy is trying to sell me a Gibson Custom Shop that neither of us know that much about. (the truss rod cover is blank though, like all custom shops)-It has a quilted maple top which was obviously custom That's really all we know. He seems to think it's a 1997 model but I can't find a proper reference with that serial number.
-serial number is 7 9254-Has the custom shop stamp on the back.-has a custom shop case with it.-It appears to be a les paul standard.
His following two full-length albums—Room for Squares (2001) and Heavier Things (2003)—did well commercially, achieving multi-platinum status.