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Hi everybody,

I would like, if it is possible, that you tell me what mean my serial number. I have a les paul studio fireburst.

I tried to understand what gibson on their website are explaining about this but i dont understand nothing (I,m not english...sorry :) )

So here it is: 120400563



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Guest BentonC

Really- the date information is coded in the first 5 digits, and the remaining are batch/production info. The 1st and 5th digit are the last 2 digits of the year, and the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th are the day of the year (out of 365 days).

This guitar was stamped on the 204th day of 2010.

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Thanks alot for the information and now i understand.

Where i wasnt understanding is that 204th day

i was thinking it was the 204th day of a month so i was confused like they didnt put a good serial number :)


Thanks a lot and yes its a nice triburst color, i like it!

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