Vintage alvarez guitar dating
I don’t recall how I got his number, but when I called Dana Sutcliffe to talk about what is probably his most famous—at least known famous—guitar, he said we should do lunch.
A.” model and a Tele-inspired “Nashville.” However, the relationship between Sutcliffe and SLM quickly began to sour.
Gretsch used several different serial number schemes through the years.
Each of them can be used to accurately pinpoint the age of a guitar, if you have the correct information.
He fiddled around with the gash and invented the Dana Scoop prototype.
Sutcliffe took the guitar to the 1989 NAMM show and showed it around as a novelty.
If you'd like to learn more about Gretsch serial numbers, we highly recommend Ed Ball's "Gretsch 6120: The History of a Legendary Guitar." Ball is one of the key researchers who have determined the actual dates, years and features Gretsch serial numbers correspond to.