The brands that you see listed on the right are the currently supported on this
site. For each brand an application has been written to date their guitars based
on the serial number systems they employ. The applications are as reliable as the
research data available and the ability of the manufacturer to stick to their own
serial number systems. For that reason, special effort has been made to provide
supporting documentation and relevant links so the that the user can verify the
results, if he or she chooses to do so.
Each brand will be supported in two phases. First the application will be developed
and tested, then additional resources are researched and provided to support the
If you have a brand that you want to see supported by this site, you can send email
to the webmaster, providing the necessary data to write the application would speed
up development greatly.
The Guitardater Project cannot verify the authenticity of ANY Guitar,
this site is simply meant as a tool to satisfy the curiosity of guitar enthusiasts.
This website possesses NO DATABASE of guitars made by manufactures,
instead simple serial code patterns that are available on this site and in the wider guitar community are used.
It follows that potential scammers can use this knowledge to try to trick unsuspecting buyers.
If you have any doubts as to a guitars’ authenticity please contact the guitar manufacturer before your purchase.