How much is your guitar worth -- Find date and value.

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Last updated: July 17 2007.

Okay, you've just found a junk pile acoustic in your basement. It has a mark on it which is either wet damp setting in or Bo Diddley's signature. Your pretty sure it's Bo's signature though, so you turn to the net to confirm. Which brings us to you being here. Is your guitar worth 44 cents or 44 thousand?

Chances are it's not even worth 44 cents or his signature, but rather a good sign the foundations of your house are about to cave in. Nevertheless, if you like turning a blind eye to reality (and who doesn't), here's how to find out:

Visit eBay

Search for your guitar on eBay. This will give you an idea of what the market is willing to pay.

Blue Books

Comprehensive information and up-to-date pricing on plenty of guitars.


Multitudes of guitar catalogs.

Online Appraisal

50 bucks for an appraisal from Gruhn Guitars out of Nashville, TN.

Dating your guitar

If all else fails

Ask us here in the forum. But please remember to provide pictures and as much information as possible. It takes us a fair bit of time to research the guitars people ask us about, so we can't check everyone.

Users who post often to the forums and make such requests are more likely to be helped out.

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Hey guys,

I'm just wondering how much my old Gibson acoustic is worth. I searched the serial number and I think it might have been made in 1967, but I have no idea what I'm doing so I might be wrong.

Anyway, the serial number is: 884874 and there's a 2 under that number.

The serial number is pressed into the wood on the back of the headstock. As far as I know, the tuning pegs are original as well.

I'm just hoping I can know a little bit about it before I bring it in to the music store.

Thanks a lot for your help!

I know its a Epiphone Beast FX 2001 Limited Edition

Hi guys I'm new to guitars and this foru] sorry for posting in here first before any were els but ill be having a good snoop around looks like a great site

Any way I was given a classical guitar by a close friend he doesn't know anything about it other than it has been in his house for at least 20 years. It contains a sticker saying, union musical espanola (antes cassa dotesio) Carrera De San jeronimo, 26 y arena, 18 Madrid, paz 15 - valencia I'm not sure of age, I was told it is hand made and I'd like to know the price because I'd be interested in exchanging it for an acoustic many thanks in advance Tony

Hi all, I know absolutely nothing about guitars and have found a morris gx tornado in my loft. Now I have checked the whole of the internet and can not find any info on this model, could some please advise as to how much it is worth and where I could sell it.

Many thanks

Mendez acoustic j200 copy

Found this acoustic it's a Gibson j200 copy no headstock sticker, just can't find any maker Medez anywhere.

I've been moving this around for years...

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The guitar is a Lauren model LA125 that is signed by members of the Great White and TESLA. Below are some pictures.

Any information would be greatly appreciated.


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I've got this second hand guitar and not knowing much about guitars I also know almost nothing about it other than finding it during a council clean up day a year or so ago. But now I'm trying to figure out what it is and how much it's worth.
i can't find it in any searches but here's some pictures of mine

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