Vintage & Collectors

Here's a page of links to websites about vintage instruments and other collectibles. It also provides links to enthusiasts' websites about individual makes. I'll be adding to the list from time to time.

Fender serial numbers Lists for US, Mexican and Far Eastern electrics, acoustics, banjos, amplifiers and oddities.
Gibson basses Excellent resource on Gibson's basses.
Gibson serial numbers Gibson serial numbers since 1975 and links to sources on earlier models.
Guitar Nucleus Resources for the stringed instrumentalist. Serial numbers and schematics. Loads of links to manufacturers.
Martin serial numbers Dating a Martin guitar.
Rickenbacker serial numbers Ricky serial number decoder.
Vintage Guitars Forums, vintage catalogues and lots of info.
Vintage Guitars Info Run by a private collector. Very well informed on Gibson, Fender, Martin, Gretsch, Epiphone, National, Dobro, Rickenbacker, D'Angelico, Stromberg, Danelectro made from 1920 to 1970. Good on serial numbers and other means of identifying models.
Vintage Hofner A site for vintage guitar buffs run by Steve Russell, with plenty of photos of old Hofner guitars from the 50's and 60's, together with sections on Selmer, Watkins/WEM, Bird, Fenton-Weill, Grampion, Dallas, and Elpico Amps.

Green metallic Strat

Martin OM-42s

Daphne Blue Strat

Vintage 50s Tele