Hamer serial number dating
The numbers for each year typically overlap, as there is always a transitional period between successive years and as necks that are made and serial numbered late in any given year are used on instruments assembled in the early months of the following year.
A new serial-numbering scheme was adopted toward the end of 2009 using the number “10” as a prefix, followed by a space, followed by seven digits.
Position your cursor over the "Customer Service" menu button at the top of the web page, then click on the "Instruction Manuals and Product History" option in the drop-down menu.
Click the "Show All" option next to the firearm type that corresponds to your Ruger.
The SATFW comes standard with a Wilkinson Tremolo and classic Hamer controls and switch orientation.
The Archtop is based on the Hamer Studio body, the third classic Hamer design introduced in 1977.
Any body know what years these are from and if there was a difference in production?
Upgraded with a solid Maple top on Mahogany body, the tone is beefy yet focused and a Transparent Black on figured Maple veneer results in a visually inspiring instrument.
The SATF comes standard with a Tune-o-matic bridge and classic Hamer controls and switch orientation.
The Monaco is a comfortable carved top single cutaway design built with a solid Maple cap on Mahogany and a set neck for great tone.
The MONF-CS is visually stunning with a Cherry Sunburst Figured Maple veneer and it features a smooth playing mahogany set-neck and an Ebony fingerboard that is capped off with classy victory inlays.