I also recorded the link of where I found the data, just in case I had to go back. The Bundy in question here is from approximately 1950 to date. Previously, all guitars had been made by other companies. Well, isn't the 52 an intermediate? Keefer: The vast majority of saxophones stamped Keefer are stencils. Yamaha seems to be a bit tight lipped about their serial numbers in general. Not exotic European stuff that required insiders knowledge to keep running, but low-cost, well built, reliable that would keep running in spite of heavy-handed abuse and complete neglect in the maintenance department.
The facts presented are based on personal observations, data collected, and data donated. John Is it a straight or curved neck? This date code will be very close to when the guitar was built. She worked on it for a bit, then put me on hold for a long bit, then came back and very unconvincingly told me our horn was made in Japan. Year 1 is 1926, therefore year 41 is 1966. I've yet to contact Yamaha themselves to try to find the build date, I've only had this beasty since 12th March 2018, so early days for me. When advertising an instrument for sale, you will often see the serial number referred to as 36xxxx. Why do people sometimes mask the last three digits of a serial number? The early version was used for about the first 6 months.
So have fun and let your fingers do the walking. Your bank, credit card company or Paypal take care of the actual conversion, so you can pay with your normal account in your own currency. Boosey and Hawkes is a combination of the Boosey company and the Hawkes company. Hawkes produced their own instruments, for a time, and combined with Boosey in the 1930s. I will be adding more soon, as well as checking for accuracy and updating these with more historical and instrument information. Ask the seller privately for the number and do a search for that instrument.
Come and find me here Cheers YamahaCollector Great. The serial number can be located underneath the front bumper area on the frame. An A suffix a bit to the right of the serial number seemed to denote America. Some models may have the serial number located inside the drivers side glove compartment as well. When I pressed a little she said I should talk to Jonathan, ext 9445 btw where I had to leave a message. It's the only soprano I have owned or played since and it still looks and plays like new. If this list has any errors, typing mistakes, omissions or a new model is released feel free to contact me and I will endeavor to add or correct those details.
But the date codes are needed as reference points. In most cases the reason is for the one stated above, but it is always worth checking when buying an instrument. The modern Buffet 400 and similar are Asian-made and do not follow these serial number charts. Sponsored Links: A serial number can of course be used to identify a stolen instrument. Just for others, it is serial number 050 419, which seems early-ish. There can be, however, an A suffix to the model number i. We are unable to give exact delivery times, but generally packages to Europe can take 2 - 7 days, outside Europe 4 - 14 days.
For the other instruments I have cataloged so far I have also created a database of Yamaha serial numbers. We have seen on this forum that information, true or not, gets woven into our internet fabric of knowledge. I never thought I'd know so much about inline or offset keywork, B or C footjoints, C trill keys, soldered or drawn toneholes etc. It is rumoured that there is a scam, by which somebody who acquires your serial number can then claim the instrument is theirs. Yamaha G1 Golf Cart began production in 1979.
As usual, with Yamaha, it seems rules are meant to be broken. Are they Indonesian made or Chinese made. I can be emailed at: Cheers YamahaCollector Thanks Yamaha Collector for compiling the Model Number List. I think some especially younger employees of these instrument companies may possibly be influenced by this knowledge! As time permits I will be filling in all of the specific model specifications and details. On mine I'm going with Japan and I'm sticking to it. Products in stock We usually post within 3 days of receiving an order.
Boosey and Hawkes have been, since that time, sheet music producers and importers. Was a purple logo horn with engraving, but I've had the lacquer stripped, so the logo is no longer. This Yamaha outboard year model chart will only work for Asia Pacific distributed engines. After completing the Trumpet model list I have since gone on and completed a list for Trombones, French Horns and now Flutes. Either under the seat towards the front of the golf cart, or under the front bumper on the frame of the golf cart. Very nice, enthusiastic, and free with his time.
It also seemed that most of the emails were concerning the old Yamahas. Later I left another than I had found the A. For Asia Pacific engines your year model code is found on the bottom right hand corner of your serial number decal. You will have to use your own knowledge of your engine to select the appropriate year. Japan is not engraved on the horn at all, just indicated by the printed on Purple Logo.