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Martin Guitar Serial Numbers

Find out when your Martin Guitar was built using our easy to use Martin Guitar Serial Number chart. The last serial number produced each year is listed to the right of that Martin production year.

Year    Last Serial #

1898     8348
1899     8716

Year    Last Serial #

1900    9128
1901     9310
1902     9528
1903     9810
1904     9988
1905     10120
1906     10329
1907     10727
1908     10883
1909     11018
1910    11203
1911     11413
1912     11565
1913     11821
1914     12047
1915     12209
1916     12390
1917     12988
1918     13450
1919     14512
1920    15848
1921     16756
1922     17839
1923     19891
1924     22008
1925     24116
1926     28689
1927     34435
1928     37568
1929     40843

Year    Last Serial #

1930    45317
1931     49589
1932     52590
1933     55084
1934     58679
1935     61947
1936     65176
1937     68865
1938     71866
1939     74061
1940    76734
1941     80013
1942     83107
1943     86724
1944     90149
1945     93628
1946     98158
1947     103468
1948     108269
1949     112961
1950    117961
1951     122799
1952     128436
1953     134501
1954     141345
1955     147328
1956     153225
1957     159061
1958     165576
1959     171047

Year    Last Serial #

1960    175689
1961     181297
1962     187384
1963     193327
1964     199626
1965     207030
1966     217215
1967     230095
1968     241925
1969     256003
1970    271633
1971     294270
1972     313302
1973     333873
1974     353387
1975     371828
1976     388800
1977     399625
1978     407800
1979     419900
1980    430300
1981     436474
1982     439627
1983     446101
1984     453300
1985     460575
1986     468175
1987     476216
1988     483952
1989     493279

Year    Last Serial #

1990    503309
1991     512487
1992     522655
1993     535223
1994     551696
1995     570434
1996     592930
1997     624799
1998     668796
1999     724077
2000    780500
2001     845644
2002     916759*
2003     978706
2004     1042558
2005     1115862
2006     1197799
2007     1268091
2008     1337042
2009     1406715
2010    1473461
2011     1555767
2012     1656742
2013     1755536
2014     1857399
2015     1972129
2016     2076795
2017     2161732

* Does not include serial numbers 900001 to 902908.
These were used on Sigma - Martins back in 1981 and 1982.

Martin Mandolin Serial Numbers

Year    Last Serial #

1895     23
1896     112
1897     153   
1898     359
1899     577

Year    Last Serial #

1900    800
1901     881
1902     1171
1903     1348
1904     1507
1905     1669
1906     2026
1907     2357
1908     2510
1909     2786
1910    3098
1911     3431
1912     3847
1913     4162
1914     4462
1915     4767
1916     5007
1917     5752
1918     6370
1919     7237
1920    8761
1921     9627
1922     10245
1923     11020
1924     11809
1925     12520
1926     13359
1927     13833
1928     14170
1929     14630

Year    Last Serial #

1930    14892
1931     15290
1932     15476
1933     15528
1934     15729
1935     15887
1936     16156
1937     16437
1938     16580
1939     16747
1940    16957
1941     17263
1942     17405
1943    
1944    
1945
1946     17641
1947     18303
1948     19078
1949     19559
1950    20065
1951     20496
1952     20902
1953     21452
1954     21952
1955     22254
1956     22629
1957     22985
1958     23111
1959     23262

Year    Last Serial #

1960    23512
1961     23663
1962     23938
1963     24139
1964     24339
1965     24439
1966     24564
1967     24639
1968     24839
1969     24989
1970    25039
1971     25139
1972     25239
1973     25339
1974     25679
1975     25895
1976     26070
1976     260020*
1977     26101
1979     26112
1980    26156
1981     26215
1982     26225
1983     26247
1984     26254
1985     26263
1986     26273
1987     26279
1988     26281
1989     26283

Year    Last Serial #

1990    26291
1991     26297
1991     509122**
1993     533213

*1976 Serial numbers 259996-260020 were also used.
**1991 C.F. Martin & Co begins using one set of serial numbers for guitars and mandolins.
1994-2002 Mandolins are custom order only.
2002 Mandolin production ends.

 

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