The two notable exceptions to this are the "GF" and "BC" serial numbers, used (respectively) for the George Fullerton Signature Model and the Broadcaster.Beginning in late 1997, G&L employed serial numbers of the form CLXXXXX, where - as verified by G&L's Dave Mc Laren - CL stands for "Clarence Leo" (note that Leo Fender's full name was "Clarence Leo Fender").All this about the guitar being smashed being written into the script and that somebody just didn’t tell the actor, this is all new information to us.
Precisely dating a martin guitar
Gradually, we got around to our current, more accurate formula for pinpointing the exact day that work was begun on a particular guitar.
Employees Bob Taylor, Kurt Listug, and Steve Schemmer purchase the American Dream Musical Instrument Manufacturing shop in Lemon Grove, California, and change the name to Taylor Guitars; all rosewood used is Brazilian.
This was changed one year later to the most current scheme of CLFXXXXX, for all serial numbering."I see most serials of G&Ls made in the past 15 yrs as CLFxxxx, and mine is CLxxxxx, does this definitely mean mine is a late 97/98 model?
" is one of the most frequently asked questions we field.
Most specifications for a given Fender instrument model change little (if at all) throughout the lifetime of the model.