Epiphone serial decoder

Discussion in 'Epiphone Les Pauls' started by VictorLazarus, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Hi

    and Welcome here at MLP

    :wave:

    The serial# seems to tell it was made March 93 or 03....
    though this can't be real, to our knowledge....
    cause they only made Epis from 95/96 to 99/00

    can you post pics of the guitar and especially the serial# ?
     
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    Curmudgeon Senior Member

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  3. Barcham

    Barcham Elitist Club Member

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    Czech made Epis are notorious for their terribly printed serial numbers. Often the 'B' looks like a distorted '8' and other digits are faded or poorly stamped from the start. As Pete says, we really need some pics to tell.
     
  4. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    http://epiphonewiki.com/index.php/Bohemia_Musico-Delicia

    :wave:



    no need to delete anything, Brian :wave:
     
  5. tygryseks

    tygryseks Junior Member

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    Please look at the wood and tell me of what it is made of wood body and neck. ?
    It does not look like mahogany.
     
  6. Bobbyk1978

    Bobbyk1978 Senior Member

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    I'll let Pete comment on the serial number part, but as for the wood, from what I can see it looks like mahogany.
     
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    tygryseks Junior Member

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    Can anyone tell me the year production?
     
  8. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Sorry, can't tell you more....

    it seems the bohemian serials are sometimes just weird....
     
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  9. tygryseks

    tygryseks Junior Member

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    OK, Thanks
     
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    Hi, I tried the guitar dater site and got nowhere.
    Can you help me to identify my Epi serial number is 9200309.
    Thanks.
     

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    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    can we have pics of the serial# ?
     
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    celo Junior Member

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    I found this guitar on local site. i ask guy who sell it for number, and he give me that one.
     
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    Hi everybody,

    I have bought a Czech model, on 1999.
    According to the serial number (B7053529), my LP is from 1997.
    But I don't remember what model it is. Is it possible to find what model is my LP referring to the serial ?
    Also, it is mentioned "Limited Edition" ; what does it mean exactly ?

    Thanks in advance (and sorry for my bad english spoken).
     
  14. paruwi

    paruwi Kraut-Rocker Super Mod Premium Member

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    Hi,
    welcome here @ MLP
    :wave:

    No, we can't tell the model just by the serial#

    though pics might help to tell you
     
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    Pevets Junior Member

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    Thank you, paruwi.

    Here are some pictures :
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  16. chasenblues

    chasenblues Senior Member

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    Nice guitar..:thumb: I can't help you with the model ID..
    But if i was you i would get a better fitting case for your guitar, Or use something to stop the guitar from bouncing around inside that case.
     
  17. JohnnyN

    JohnnyN Old School Premium Member

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    Looks like a Les Paul Standard. The Limited Edition is most often used on a limited run made in a special colour scheme.
    Yours look like cherry red burst to me though, so I wonder what makes it limited - apart from being made in the Czech Republic. Fretboard looks dark, so maybe it could be ebony, which is special for a Standard.

    Anyway it's a well made nice guitar - enjoy for long :)
     
  18. Pevets

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    I know it... I'm ashamed.
     
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    Fretboard is not as dark as ebony.

    I hesitate between two models :
    - Standard Plain Top or ;
    - Standard Plus Top.
    Could it be one of them ?
     
  20. Curmudgeon

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    Judging from the grain of the top, I'd lean towards Plus Top. :hmm:
     

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