Love rock from 1983 ?

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Love rock from 1983 ?

Post by Wolfram » Tue Apr 20, 2004 3:03 am


I bought a love rock last year with a S/N beginning with 30..... Is it right that it is from 1983 ? To what i found out it must be a LS 50. If anybody has an idea, please let me know.

Thanks Wolfram

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Post by ned » Tue Apr 20, 2004 6:22 am

Sounds like a 1983 model.


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Post by ian » Tue Apr 20, 2004 6:29 am

Yes, it?s 1983 :) .

Take a look in the Registry (on this Forum;- go to ?Announcements? & click ?Sticky Links of Interest?, then click the link to ?Tokai Information & Dating?, then select ?Gibson Copies?);- as you?ll see:- from 1980 to 89, the first digit gives the year & the second digit is always zero. Or put it another way:- if you have a Love Rock with serial number Y0xxxxx then it was made in year ?Y?, ie year ?198Y?.

If it?s an LS50 it should have a solid maple top with plain grain in three unmatched sections (LS60 & upwards got a 2-piece top) :-? .



Love Rock from 1983

Post by Wolfram » Tue Apr 20, 2004 9:56 am

Thank you very much for your answers,

it is really a 1983 guitar and it?s a LS 50. I?m so happy that i bought this guitar. It is absolutely great..

Again thank you for helping me to find out......


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