Question: How can I tell what year my BC Rich was made in?

All B.C. Rich models, both imported and USA handmades implement this same year time date stamp and guitar production number format: 121XXXXX first digit = year of manufacture. Second digit = means nothing until double-digit years get here again. Third digit = quarter of manufacture.

How do you read BC Rich serial numbers?

When distribution came back to B.C. Rich in 1974, a system of serial number coding began using a 5-digit code (XXYYY) with the first 2 digits indicating the year and the last 3 indicating the production number. That would make the first guitar of 1974 to have been numbered 74000, followed by 74001, 74002, 74003, etc.

When did the BC Rich Warlock come out?

1981 The B.C. Rich Warlock is both an electric guitar and bass guitar made by B.C. Rich. It features a distinct jagged shape and two humbucker pickups .B.C. Rich WarlockPeriod1981–presentConstructionBody typeSolidNeck jointBolt-on or neck-through11 more rows

What guitars did Slash use?

Studio guitars For studio sessions, Slash almost exclusively uses a 1959 Les Paul Standard replica made by Kris Derrig. It is with this instrument that he recorded almost all parts of Guns N Roses, Slashs Snakepit, Velvet Revolver and solo albums.

Do Rickenbackers have serial numbers?

The serial number is generally located on the jackplate but can also be punched on the neck plate or on the bridge plate. If you want to know the production year of your Rickenbacker guitar, yyou can decipher it with the serial number decoder, or find it in explanation about the dating system below.

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