Some modern perks include the Element Active Acoustic Pickup System from L. Baggs, and the lovely floral and vine abalone pearl headstock inlay.
A collector on the lookout for something truly special will want to check out some custom and limited-edition models, like the Gibson Limited Edition SJ-200 Vine Super Jumbo Acoustic Guitar.
Serial numbers show approximate date of manufacture.
For all dates, you will need to look at the construction technique and components used to get a more precise date of manufacture.
1940 is the first year to use these inlays, which are used in various Gibson models up to present-day.
It should be noted that besides the L7, the new electric ES300 was also given the ornamental crown and the parallelogram inlays.
Note: Custom shop guitars are not supported The Gibson Serial Number Decoder currently supports 6 formats from 4 Factories.This gorgeous instrument features mother-of-pearl vine inlays and abalone details to take the vintage SJ-200 design to a whole new level of beauty.And when it comes to tone, the richness and resonance is truly a step above.Where to find the serial number The serial number is stamped or punched on the back of the headstock.Factory Order Numbers (FON) with a letter from 1935 to 1941.The case holds the guitar, but its integrity is deteriorating....please view the outside case photos.