Dating Guitars – Pot Codes Pot from a Les Paul Custom dated a particular Gibson Les Paul Deluxe to be from , and the pot code. An early s pot from a Gibson guitar. Once decoded, the writing on the back or sides can be very informative. If you've been reading articles about dating a.
The source-date code on a pot is a 6 or 7 digit code impressed into the casing of the potentiometer. The first 3 digits on a pot, or the first 2, 3 or 4 Date a Les Paul Deluxe Gold top - Gibson Guitar Board. I am trying (like many others in the past) to date my LP Deluxe Sunburst. neck small volute mini humbucks(no filler ring), no Gibson stamp pot numbers Gruhn's Guide to Vintage Guitars is a great reference [book].