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The baby boom showed no signs of letting up and “Boomers” were hitting high adolescence – prime guitar playing years.Thus, guitars were blessed with the Midas touch, veritable gold mines guaranteed to swell the bottom line as large corporations sought to diversify.See below for the formula used to tell the year of manufacture.

Similarly, serial number 09050112 indicates the 112th guitar made during May 2009.

In mid/late 2012, US distributed Japanese-built guitars switched to the year designation that guitars distributed in Japan use.

me know if you find a definitive (or orugh will do) statement - I will post it (attributed of course) good luck Can you date a hagstrom from the serial number? No, Hagstroms can not be dated by the number alone.

I read recently that the first two numbers are the year, but this seems wrong to me at least sometimes. Hagstrom do publish a serial number book, but (if my memory serves) the money from the sales of the book goes to the Hagstrom workers pension scheme or something - so I think they've asked for it not to be reproduced....

By late ’72, the zero fret was being phased out and the saddle made non-adjustable, but still perched on a fixed bridge…

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