Dating maxon pickups

04 Apr

The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

Serial Numbers are the most accurate method of arriving at an old Hofner's date of manufacture - that is providing it is a Selmer distributed guitar; the European and US market guitars didn't get meaningful serial numbers until 1976.

It can't hurt to send an email to the company and see what happens.Have you ever wondered if your Guitar Pedal is a vintage pedal?Some guitar pedals actually increase in value over time and are very collectible.The Maxon OD808 Overdrive is made by the same Japanese company which crafted the original overdrive circuit in a green stompbox that's been obsessed over by guitarists for the past 30 years.It uses the identical circuit found in the original employing the same JRC4558 IC chip for smooth, natural overdrive similar to a cranked-up tube amp.