Electric Guitars/jackson/charvel guitar

Advertisement


Question
serial number 234462 cannot find any or very much info on this guitar can't tell really what year it was made or if it is a model 4 or 5 or what any info would help its red has two small active pickups and on large they all have the jackson name covers on the pickups it has 3 knobs and 3 switches

Answer
Hey Ray,

Thanks for writing. This is a tough one which is why it took so long to get back to you (sorry)! The serial number would indicate that it was made in 1983. If it is a bolt on neck, the six digits of the serial number would indicate that it was made at their Ontario CA factory. However, there is a problem with some of their serial numbing systems. Can you send me a picture of the guitar, both the body and headstock. This was I can confirm the validity of the serial number. Let me know about the pictures and I'll get you some concrete information. Write back...Johnny

Electric Guitars

All Answers


Answers by Expert:


Ask Experts

Volunteer


Johnny Genocide

Expertise

I can answer questions regarding playing, guitar models, guitar construction, amplifiers, effects, starting a band, recording and touring. As the Guitarist and singer for No Alternative I have recorded a number of albums, singles and CDs as well as extensive touring. I can also answer questions about starting a band and recording.

Experience

I have been a guitar player for 26 years. I play and tour with No Alternative. With a number of CDs out there are also 14 bands that have recorded my songs.

Organizations
ASCAP

Publications
Can You Hear Me, Live at the Deaf Club (With KGB) SF Underground, Subterranean Records (No Alternative) Backtracks, Subterranean Records (No Alternative) Lifeline/No Alternative, Bull Dog Records (No Alternative) Johnny Got His Gun, Wingnut Records (No Alternative) SF Nights, Bachuus Archives (No Alternative)

Education/Credentials
B.S., Organic Chemistry

©2016 About.com. All rights reserved.