The second type of serial numbers used started with an A. CS is the serial number. Some earlier specimens from to did not slant the logo, or went without a logo entirely. Some flattop guitars of this era started to omit the word "The" from the inlay. Stage Pianos.
Other Date-Linked Features.
How To Date Your Gibson Guitar
Guitars built in the Nashville factory from to used the production numbers Starter Packs. Bass Guitars. CS Signature Models: Other Features You can also use other features to help identify the time period of your instrument. Electronic Drum Kits.