Jackson Guitar Company & Serial Numbers

Official Jackson Guitars Site

Jackson Guitars started off providing quality American-made heavy metal guitars to popular artists, headlined by Randy Rhoads. Now under Fender Musical Instrument Corporation, they continue to offer rock and metal friendly guitars at various price points.

Their website features their complete product catalog, including custom shop options and more. You can also build your own customized metal guitar or bass via the Custom Select page. The site also features a community page where users and fans can interact.

If you are trying to get more information about your Jackson guitar and you have the serial number, here is a nifty serial number table that you can use to find out the year and factory where your guitar came from.

Serial Number Table for Jackson Neck-Thru Models:

Randy Rhoads

Custom Neck-thru

Jackson Archtop

Jackson USA Neck-thru

Year and Factory


1982 San Dimas



1983 San Dimas



1984 San Dimas



1985 San Dimas




1986 San Dimas




1987 Ontario




1988 Ontario




1989 Ontario





1990 Ontario





1991 Ontario





1992 Ontario





1993 Ontario





1994 Ontario





1995 Ontario





1996 Ontario





1997 Ontario





1998 Ontario





1999 Ontario





2000 Ontario





2001 Ontario

Serial Number Table for Jackson Bolt-On Neck Models:

Jackson Custom Shop

Jackson Junior

Jackson USA Bolt-On

Year and Factory


1986 San Dimas


1987 Ontario


1988 Ontario


1989 Ontario



1990 Ontario



1991 Ontario



1992 Ontario



1993 Ontario




1994 Ontario




1995 Ontario




1996 Ontario




1997 Ontario




1998 Ontario




1999 Ontario




2000 Ontario




2001 Ontario

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Hey, I really wonder when my guitar made.

Serial number is 1031643.


2002 USA soloist

I have a 2002 USA Soloist SL1 with Hot Rod Flames. (through body) Can't quite figure out anything concerning the serial # U10779. None of the guides I have been able to check start with U1. The closest I can get is U0. I know 2002 was around when jackson was being sold and thing got a little weird concerning serial numbers. Or so a Jackson rep told me a few years back.

can anyone help me identify my solid body charvel

with serial number C600915

go here to check Year made etc


Jackson Performer made in Japan

Hi ( SERIAL 9607496 ),

Please, I want to know information about this guitar and what is its worth (this has been saved without use, It's almost new)?


go here to check


Serial Number: 042031


Could you please send me all the possible information that you have on Jackson Serial Number: 042031


Jackson DK2 TR serial number 9696373 Japanese bolt on valuation

Hi there,
I was wondering if anyone knew roughly the value of a Jackson DK2 TR (Transparent Red finish) serial number 9696373 Japanese bolt on neck, please? It has Seymour Duncan pickups in 2 single coils and a pair from the direction of the neck to the Floyd Rose style locking trem.
Many thanks.

What about a Randy Roads

What about a Randy Roads model with this serial number 101091

similar serial number

ive got a "professional" model neck-thru serial number J101374 which is the closest ive seen to yours. its a standard jackson strat style body, one humbucker two single coils. its a deep green, almost black.
im trying to figure it out, from what i gather it could be a japanese made guitar from 1991 which could make sense, i read they only made professional neck thrus there from 90-92 i believe.
Your guitar serial number have the J in front of the 101091?

tough figuring this out, thought i had an american made all this time lol
maybe it is but i dont think so now


Can anyone help identify this Jackson? NHJ10002760

Jackson Performer

I just bought a Jackson Performer (PS4 - I think) Numbered on Back Plate 9615710. Can anyone tell me where it was Made (Japan I think) Year it was made and Approximate Value. I really like this Guitar so I plan to keep it, but my Son also likes it, Thank You, Samo

Can anyone tell me when and where my guitar was made?

So, its a Jackson V serial number 002030 on the fingerboard. The only match to this number I can find says its a bolt on,...but is clearly not. Its one solid piece. Anyway, its silver, 24 frets with a floating bridge and Seymour Duncan pickups. I bought it used about 15 years ago.


Usually 6 digit serial

Usually 6 digit serial numbers are Japanese models made before 1997. The first number denotes the year 0=1990.

Jackson concept serial number

This doesn’t even look close to a typical Jackson serial number. I’m selling 9405559.. I don’t know what it’s worth. Someone made a rent payment with it.

purple jx7 Jackson Serial # j000016

Looking for information about this guitar which I purchased in 1990's. It's a bolt neck. White sparkle pick plate. Serial number on back of neck.

What Year is this made?

Hi guys,

I've been searching all over online and can't find anything for my guitar to tell me what year it was made. The plate on the back says 210507 and it's a Jackson Professional Dinky Reverse.



1992 Chushin Gakki factory

1992 Chushin Gakki factory

Dinky what...??

This is all I can find on my guitar in which I am trying to find out what it is....Dinky what...??

Serial number: NHJ1048300
Production year: 2010
Production number: 48300
Factory: Harmony (India)

Jackson V "Crafted in India"

I just bought a Jackson V that has "Crafted in India" stamped into the back of the tuning head. It has a Jackson Floyd Rose Tremolo and the Pickups look like EMGs, but they say Jackson on them, and there is no where to put a battery so I'm sure they aren't Active or EMGs. The tuning machines have (would you believe) stickers that say Jackson. It is not a bad looking guitar. It looks identical to a JS Series King V, except the cord jack is on the lower part of the "V" instead of the upper. I plugged it in in the pawn shop and there was no buzzing or bad feedback. Whoever owned it didn't know how to adjust the floating tremolo to make it level and then set the string height and intonation. I plan on doing all of that before I pass judgement. The serial number is stamped into the metal neck plate and is NJHK08007329. I can't find any information about this guitar anywhere. Anyone know anything about it?

I have been having the same

I have been having the same issue. Did you ever find a way to decipher the serial number? Or a way to I'd specific model numbers?

jackson fusion ex red with black pick guard

what year was the fusion ex made

Jackson king v

I got a Jackson king v, professional
Serial number is 70006.
Can you tell me anything about it?

I have a jackson guitar i

I have a jackson guitar i dont know where it wade...its started on NHJ1287329 and 1 is 9802237..can some somebody help me?

need info

I have a Jackson electric guitar and i dont know what it is or how much it's worth. It has a solid black bottom and a medium brown neck. The top is slanted and it was made in India. The serial # is 200501117

Need some info please

I have a Jackson 9652006, string thru body, bolt on neck, Duncan pickups, emg fingerboard, reverse neck, two knob, toggle switch.....Anyone know which model this is and what it's worth?

What year? And what Jackson professional is it?

I’m interested in buying this Jackson but I just don’t know the year of it and what type of Jackson professional it is. #601408

Jackson guitar ID help

I have a Jackson guitar and I'm trying to figure out what model it is and what year it is. Serial # on the bolt on plate is 9688359. Made in Japan. I think this is a Soloist. Any info would be much appreciated.

Identify this model

Ser.#uo6549 = 1998 USA Ontario Jackson USA on top headstock, some signature in white on headstock back looks like Mat something or other can't really make it out. It has two turquoise dome style control Knobs, 5 position p/u selector, HSS Seymour Duncan p/u, Floyd Rose trem. and dark blue with light blue flames. I inherited this guitar and would like to know the exact model and value if possible. It is in pristine condition.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

Jackson guitar model and year?

I have a Jackson guitar, serial #NHJ1004708. It has a reverse headstock and dot inlays. Any help would be appreciated.

Jackson guitar- V >> NHJ0903083

Can you help me about telling detail of my guitar which i bought from another person 2 yrs back...
i need some info like made of which country, year...

Looking at buying an 05

Looking at buying an 05 Jackson Kelly. # 9764260. Anyone have any info on it or where I can find some?

Jackson Custom V

Hello. I have a custom shop Jackson serial #J13951. It doesn’t seem to fit the listing posted here. Can anyone tell me what year and whay factory it was mafe? Was it an artist edition?

Anything on this NHJ. not

Anything on this NHJ. not much chatter. What Ive gathered so far is maybe Japan.

Jackson SL1 Soloist identification

I've acquired what I believe is a like new and never used Jackson SL1 Soloist with serial number U12086, trying to identify what year this was made, any sources or help is much appreciated.

jackson serial #IWJ1200027

can't find the info for my guitar anywhere? the serial # on the back of the headstock is IWJ1200027. anyone know anything about it? ita a JACKSON neckthru with the newer headstock, quilted maple top in red

jackson performer guitar

Can anyone tell me anything about this guitar? year? made in? etc...? serial Number 8633370
can't find a thing on it, or in the realm of where it falls on database.

Thanks in advance.

Jackson identify

Jackson® Professional. Reverse headstock. HH. 3way switch. 24.75" scale. Serial number 605755. Takeuchi trem. Neck heel/body pocket both have markings D-5. Anyone know what I have?


hi you have a 1996 jackson dr5. dr means dinky reverse. however you are mistaken on the scale. it is 25.5. no dinky were 24.75 and no fusions 24.75 guitars were reverse head stocks. if you go to the jackson website and look at the catalog scans for 1996 you can find your guitar.

Guitar serial number

9829116 - Jackson guitar
Can someone tell me more about this guitar using the serial number please?

Jackson Serial

I'm buying a Jackson "Randy Rhodes" style guitar with a serial number of 200600811. Any and all info would be greatly appreciated!

Jackson Soloist SL1 unusual Serial number

I have just acquired another Jackson soloist SL1 (my 4th!)

I am puzzled by the serial number stamped on the neck in the usual place.

The SN is J1070x (last number replaced by x). I have only seen SNs with J followed by 4 numbers, not 5. It is definitely an early neck through SL1, has a Floyd Rose and 3 Seymour Duncans, HSS.

Can anyone explain the unusual SN, and maybe provide a date?

Neck Plate # 1022

I have neck plate # 1022, From what I gather, it's one of 504 bolt on neck custom shop orders that were actually made in San Dimas. The neck plate numbers are from 1001-1505, I have the 21'st on made I believe (Neck plate 1022), This is the lowest neck plate number that I have seen on here, is that correct?

NEED HELP IDing this Jackson

I can’t find any info about this guitar . Starts with NHJ1000342 for serial . Has fin inlays, from the pics looks like 24 frets

Jackson guitar.

My Jackson guitar have serial number: CWJ1313965. What is this? Help please!

Info on where my guitar was made.

I had a King V made for me in 1986. It is serial # J1777. I was wondering where it was made and by whom. I've kept this guitar for 30 years. It came with a Kahler tremolo (which I requested) that hasn't let me down in all this time. I've had to have the original J-50's replaced due to sweat and road wear, but this guitar will not go out of tune for anything. It cost around $1700 at the time, but it is the most reliable instrument I've ever owned, and it's going to my son upon my demise. Thanks for any info on the builder you can give me.

Rotten Ron

all 1986 jacksons were USA

all 1986 jacksons were USA made in the ontario california custom shop. bolt ons however would still say san dimas california as the neck plates were still in use after the move to ontario for a few years until they ran out.

Jackson WRMG Warrior

I have two Jackson Warrior WRMG electric guitars
With serial numbers
does anyone know what model and year it might be? Thank you all so much for your help.
If you have any information about them please email me or send to my telegram
Thank you sincerely

Jackson Guitar

Japanese serial # 9660243.

Is a 1996 year,

Approximately what is it worth ?

Thank you,


not true 96 97 and 98 serials are 2001 to 2007 could be any year. i have several 2006 dkngs with 97 serials and a dxmc with a 98 serial that is a 2004. it very messy.

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