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The following two digits denote the month, and the remaining four digits denote the instrument’s sequential number of manufacture among all the instruments made during the month indicated.
For example, serial number 46090002 indicates a guitar built in 2008 (1962 plus 46 years), in September of that year (09), and that it was the second guitar made that month (0002).
Similarly, serial number 49110033 indicates the 33rd guitar made during November 2011.
For example, serial number 07100091 indicates a guitar built in 2007 (07), in October of that year (10), and that it was the 91st guitar made that month (0091).
Similarly, serial number 09050112 indicates the 112th guitar made during May 2009.
View Pro Series Guitars Japanese-made Takamine models distributed in Japan have their own serial-numbering scheme that can be used to reliably date them.
In these eight-digit numbers, the first two digits signify the number of years since Takamine’s establishment in 1962.