InGibson opened a factory in QingdaoChina, which manufactures Epiphone guitars.
Posted 15 February - I know, think I was one of the 1st to get a weeks vacation on the new forum Breaking it down, this serial number would mean the guitar was made in FujiGen, Japan in August ofand it was the th guitar made in that model. Posted 06 March - Un Sung Musical Instrument Co.(Ver. ) The Epiphone serial number decoder currently supports 12 serial number formats from 25 factories. Vintage numbers from to are supported. This is how you "read" the information of your Epiphone Serial Number. 1 = NVJ; 2 = EMPEROR; 3 = RIVIERA; 4 = SHERATON; 5 = CASINO; 6 = Limited. Wondering how old your Gibson or Epiphone guitar is? Maybe you have a Gibson banjo, dobro, or a Goldtone amplifier you're not sure about.