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Finish Time Line
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Rickenbacker Serial Number System

The serial number is generally located on the jackplate of a Rick...check also neckplate on bolt-on models or bridgeplate. For earlier than about December 1998 Ricks the first 2 characters represent the month and year.


Current Rick serial numbering system
First 2 digits indicate the year, first 2 of bottom digits the week of manufacture.. ie 99 02064 is 1999 Jan 8-15.




1997-Dec 1998 Rick numbering system
First character is month, second is year
Month code M N P Q R S T U V W X Y
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec


Year code 0 1 2
Year 1997 1998 1999




1987-1996 Numbering system
First character is month, second is year
Month code A B C D E F G H I J K L
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec


Year code 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Year 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996



1961-1986 Numbering system
First character is year, second is month
Year code A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Year 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986


Month code A B C D E F G H I J K L
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec




Rick Finish Time Line

Official Rickenbacker Site catalog finishes

545556575859606162636465666768697071727374757677787980818283848586878889909192939495
Blond
Turquoise1
Jet black
Brown
Green
Natural OO O
Autumnglo OO OO OO OO OO OO OO O
Fireglo OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO
Jetglo OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO O
Mapleglo OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO O
Burgundy OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO
Azureglo OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO O
White OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO OO O OO
Walnut OOOOOOOOOOOO O
Ruby OO O O O
Silver OO OO O
Red OO OO OO OO OO O
Mid Blue OO OO OO OO OO O
Turquoise OO OO O
1Turquoise Blue
Autumnglo appears in other years also.. see 4001 Autumnglo Satin from Oct 1976
Data obtained from "Rickenbacker: Pioneer of the Electric Guitar" Rittor Music




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Fireglo OO OO O O O O O O O
Jetglo O O O O O O O O O O O
Mapleglo O O O O O O O O O O O
Burgundy2 OOO
White OO OO
Red OO OO
Mid Blue OO OO O O O O O O O
Turquoise O O O O O O O O
Sea Green O
Desert Gold O
Montezuma Brown O O
Blue Boy O
Blueburst O
Amber Fireglo O
2Available beginning Oct.1999 on 425v63 and 450v63 special edition models only, reintroduced Jan. 2002 on all standard models

Other Rick Links:
Official Rickenbacker homepage
Rick Newsgroup FAQ (maintained by Gerard Lanois)
Bjorn Eriksson's Rickenbacker Page
Rick Registration Page
John Williams' Unofficial Rick Page


Other useful links:
Beatles Collectables
Zip code look up.
Telephone area code look up.
Reverse telephone book. Number gives you an address
Dictionaries
Roget's Thesaurus
Encyclopedia Britannica
Directions to anywhere
International Currency Conversion
Hot Pepper Database
R.I.P. Musicians

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