Another New Serial Number Scheme 1973 to 1981 A number is impressed into back of the headstock.
The 1 or 2 digits before the hyphen show the month (1=Jan, 12=Dec.) The first digit after hyphen shows the last digit of year.
One for beginners called "How to play rockabilly guitar, and get good, fast!
" and one for intermediate players called "Intermediate Rockabilly Guitar Lessons". Go here for more rockabilly music with my rockabilly trio The Jime.
No other guitar company spans time like Orville's namesake enterprise.
They connect the guitar's humble and populist acoustic beginnings, to the big-band and jazz eras, and all way through to the electrified ear-deafening arms-race that became known as rock n roll.
: If you're not familiar with my site, it's simple, and you'll love it or hate it: (1) This page has gear that has recently arrived; (2) Links at the bottom of this page take you to most of our gear, logically arranged by manufacturer or type, e.g. (3) Lastly, my contains a lot of gear that hasn't made it back to the proper pages yet and is sort of in limbo until I move it.
Next digit shows the last digit of the year starting with 5, i.e. The remaining numbers show the production order of the instrument for the year so if the last 3 digits are 759 this would be the 759th instrument produced that year.
Regardless, these guitars are widely thought to be superior to guitars built at the new Stephenville factory which opened in '96.
Around the time of the move PRS eliminated most of the hand-crafting in favor of CNC machines.
If you wanna have some fun playing with my rockabilly band, check out this new jam tracks CD "Jam With The Jime" .
I wrote two e Books about playing rockabilly guitar.