SERIAL NUMBERS

  • All models are mandolins unless indicated
  • Chronological order regardless of instrument or model
  • Two digit prefix indicating year made e.g. #82122
  • No year prefix between #145 - #258
  • Change to year suffix from June 2009 - #62609
  • Regular numbered batches from May 1991 - #212
  • Mandolin nut width 1.100" unless otherwise noted
  • Highlighted Numbers indicate photo record

       BLUEPRINTS catalogue 1995-2001

  • X = X braced top
  • // = parallel braced top (tone bars)
  • Flat fingerboards unless indicated R (radius)
  • 1pc = 1 piece back
  • RS = red spruce  
  • ES = engelman or european spruce    
  • RM = red maple
  • HM  = hard sugar maple.  N.B. Maple on many mandolins beginning #432 is from one single large tree (ā€Dā€ log) indicated by  HM-D