Please note that fender serial numbers tend to overlap by at least a year, and thereby the date of your guitar can only be approximated.Determining the date of a York instrument made in Grand Rapids, Michigan is rather problematic because no records are available.Custom Shop, Made in Japan, 1997-2003: Letter-letter-###, like so: NK333. Despite purchasing all of the assets of the Adolphe Sax Company in 1928, Selmer did not start selling saxophones bearing the Adolphe Sax name until 1931.
OLMO with red background on left side of top tube is unfamiliar on other Olmos.
The last three numbers represent order of production on the day the guitar was made. ” To you folks, we offer the following: Several other serial number configurations used by Yamaha over the years.
Example: hm02316 = the 316th unit made on June 2 of 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, or 2001. If you still can’t figure it out, please see Yamaha contact info at the bottom of this page. Tenryu/Wada Factory, Made in Japan, 1969-1984: ######.
Absence of a question mark means there is some certainty about a bike's year or a range of years, established by parts dating, provenance, etc., or by preceding or following dated bikes. Olmo Rondine David Rapley/Racing Bicycles: 100 years of Steel, pp 100-101.
Google Books Swallow rondine lugs with seat lug side slot; chrome head lugs and fork crown; chrome stay and fork ends; Campagnolo Cambio Corsa dropouts and fork ends BRAZE-ONS: top tube brake cable ORIGINAL PARTS: 4 speed Campagnolo Cambio Corsa; Campagnolo hubs; Nisi 36 hole rims; Magistroni Senior five pin crankset with 48t chainring; Olmo headset; Brooks B17 saddle; Balilla brakes; Silver blue paint DECALS: decal remnant on top of seat tube; otherwise, none DATING: book author says bike is 1948, from an Olmo team mechanic Serial Number 889 1946-1951? bg.legendary.bikes/e Bay: Seller does not say it is an Olmo in the listing and description; says it has Olmo stickers (bike may not be an Olmo?