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No serial number but can my Casino/Sheraton be aged?


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I bought an Epiphone (an Epiphone by Gibson to be precise) many years ago and for a good percentage of those years it has sat in a hard case and followed me on house moves.

 

I can't find a serial number anywhere and I wonder if the headstock and body might give an indication of age to more experienced eyes.

I'll add photos of the headstock and body to clarify what I am looking at.

 

 

 

Headstock front - Copy.jpg

Body front (1).jpg

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  • Mandotoe changed the title to No serial number but can my Casino/Sheraton be aged?

Hi - there will be other members better qualified on this, but to me this looks like a Korean made Epiphone Sheraton from circa 1986 - 1988 (most likely the Samick factory).
My understanding is that the 'Epiphone by Gibson'  headstock logo was only available during this particular time period.  

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Hi, there is a specific thread for the Epi by Gibson Sheratons somewhere on here, probably on page 2 or 3.

There's a lot of info on there.

If I remember correct that script on the headstock would put it at the beginning of the Korean production period for epiphone.

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