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Serial numbers and approximate date of manufacture Dating Rickenbackers from 1961 to 1986 Serial letters and numbers were stamped on the jackplate. The first letter gives the year (starting with A for 1961) and the second letter is the month of manufacture, A through L. Dating Rickenbacker models from 1987 to 1991 From 1987 to 1991 the dating is a little different. The first letter on jackplate is the month and the number is the year starting with 1987 represented by "0".Now we are looking for a letter and a number above the jack. For example a A0= a January, 1987 manufacture date and C2= March 1989 manufacture date.Triangle inlays, bound body and neck, triangle inlays. In the late sixties the factory also made some basses with ebony fretboard. Without a doubt there are even a few 4001's with later serial number dates, which would been 'stragglers' through the production process or 'clear off the shelf' goods." "The string tension of a round wound string, especially a nearly pure iron string like those in the Roto Sound class, is almost 100 lbs. The 4001 neck was designed in 1956 for the only type of strings available then . The 4003 has a completely different truss rod design and can handle any type of string you prefer.
Old Adolf Rickenbacker was so happy that on that very day, all guitars had the patent number clearly stamped on the little metal piece that holds the pick up in place. Rickenbacker did not keep Serial # to date records until after the Second World War.I will tell you what is generally known and some distinguishing features that should help.One other feature was whether it had just a tone control or a tone and volume control.1938 is the year that is generally believed the volume control was added.