With acoustic guitars, the serial number is usually written somewhere in the sound cavity of the guitar. If you want to know the production year of your Yamaha guitar,you can decipher it with the serial number decoder, or find it in explanation about the dating system below.
How do I identify my Yamaha guitar?
The first step is to find the serial number-a combination of letters and/or numbers- and the Made in label (Japan, Taiwan, or Indonesia) on the guitar. You should be able to find these near the soundhole label or the stamp inside the guitar.
How do I find the model of my guitar?
The most common place to find identification is on the headstock or on a label inside of the guitar, if applicable. If there is nothing on your guitar in question, chances are the original label or logo has fallen off.
Where is the model number on an acoustic guitar?
Look for a serial number. On an electric guitar, youll typically find the serial number on the back of the guitar body or headstock. The serial number of an acoustic guitar may be on the back or on the label in the sound hole.
What does Yamaha serial number mean?
The number at the top right is the Yamaha model number and year. The number denotes the outboards HP, and the last letter denotes the outboards year of manufacture. In the picture above, the F225TXRC outboards 225 means its 225HP and it was manufactured in 2004. The number at the middle right is the serial number.