About | Advertise | Aircraft| Forums | Gift guide | Beer | Car | Cowboy | Flags | Headless| i Pad | Metal | Neck inlays | Star Wars | Travel | Violent | Valuation | Web tools | Guitar dating | Shilling | Travel amp | Attenuator | Pedal board Kauer guitars - made since "2007, Sacramento, California USA How can someone tell the date of manufacture for your guitars? The serial numbers are MODEL NUMBER-XXX (with XXX being the consecutive number).So Daylighters/Arcturus are all 4449-XXX, Starliners are 1026-XXX ect.We switched from decals / silkscreens to pearl KAUER letters on all models in 2012." [Source and image: Doug, Kauer guitars ] Mark joined George in 1990 to form the K&S Guitar Co.

[Source and images: Luke Kallquist, email 24 June 2015] Kasuga was established in 1935 in Nagoya by Miki Bukichi.

Kasuga made guitars, banjos, mandolins, violins and ukeleles.

Kasuga started their own brand of guitars in the 1960's and in the 1970's made the Heerby and Ganson brands and partnered with Roland on a guitar synth. " In May of ’72, an advertisement appeared in The Music Trades.

In an ad stretching across the top of a two-page spread, drawn cartoon-fashion with a jet soaring from Japan to the United States, the headline read, “Kasuga Guitars Come To America.” Kasuga was a guitarmaker established in Nagoya, Japan, in the late ’60s.

Luke Kallquist - Traditional Guitar Maker and Luthier, Queensland, Australia Made since "2009, Indooroopilly, Brisbane The date is written in pencil on the underside of the soundboard.

On the neck heel is the Kallquist Guitars logo and model and serial number of that model eg, CE-001.

CE is the model code and 001 is the first of that model.

an extra 13 under that represents a 13 Fret neck join.

In ’67, Tommy Moore, the successful musical instrument merchandiser from Ft.