With "The Goodall Forum" no longer operational, we lost the "Serial No. It was a joint effort from actual Goodall guitar owners to compile a list of Goodall serial numbers with matching completion dates.It was very helpful in approximately dating a Goodall guitar.Hello Cynthia, Are you sure the serial number is CU?

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Yeah, we should convert this to an Excel spreadsheet and share it via Google Docs. The "Goodall Forum" has not been endorsed or supported by James Goodall for some time now...

James told me that the fellow who owned/ran it tried to pull some sort of shennanigans with him, regarding one of James' guitars that had been mistreated...

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As stated in Part 4, there are numerous guitars about containing serial numbers that predate those prior to 1958 which are still available in Hofners own records. Since the end of 1959, semi-acoustic and full-resonance guitars show a plate in their body, which contains all necessary information to. Dating Vintage Guitars and Amps by Source-Date Code..

79 V-100 model V-100-sticker, no serial 1979 models VLP.

Trying to figure out how old your Gretsch guitar or bass might be?

Jean is usually very quick to respond to inquiries, but most of the time I didn't find the need to bother her anymore because of that thread.

I am hoping to revive it here and have included Goodalls that I have previously and currently own in the list below. | Year | Month * 0091 – 1981 * 0179 - 12/18/83 * 0400 - 1990 (July) * 0478 - 1993 (Jul) * 0485 - 8/6/1993 * 0726 – 4/4/95 * 0834 - 1995 (Oct) * 0916 - 1996 (Mar) * 0953 - 1996 (May) * 1076 – 11/18/96 * 1152 - 4/16/97 * 1305 - 11/7/97 * 1448 - 5/26/98 * 1152 - 4/16/97 * 1587 - 1998 (Dec) * 1597 - 12/18/98 * 1760 - 12/1/99 * 1822 - 1999 (Oct) * 1897 – 1/31/00 * 1995 - 5/17/00 * 2249 – 2/5/01 * 2304 - 2001 (Mar) * 2433 - 2001 (Jun) * 2663 – 1/3/02 * 2734 - 3/12/02 * 2921 – 8/14/02 * 3083 - 2002 (Dec) * 3128 - 2/11/03 * 3134 – 2/13/03 * 3218 - 2003 (Apr) * 3262 - 5/19/03 * 3269 - 3/22/04 * 3498 – 11/19/03 * 3640 - 2004 (Mar) * 3661 - 2004 (Apr) * 3627 - 3/22/04 * 3792 - 7/14/04 * 3807 - 2004 * 3832 – 8/24/04 * 3948 - 2004 (Nov) * 3952 - 11/29/2004 * 4039 - 2005 (Feb) * 4059 - 2005 (Mar) * 4078 - 2005 * 4244 - 7/15/05 * 4300 - 2005 (Feb) * 4321 - 9/23/2005 * 4365 - 10/26/2005 * 4390 - 2005 (Nov) * 4402 - 11/22/05 * 4429 – 12/13/05 * 4488 - 2006 (Feb) * 4500-2006 (Feb) * 4503 - 2006 (Feb) * 4546 - 3/24/06 * 4594 - 2006 (Apr) * 4638 – 4/26/06 * 4646 - 2006 (Jun) * 4652 - 2006 (Jul) * 4699 - 2006 (Jul) * 4714 – 8/8/06 * 4768 – 9/14/06 * 4821 – 10/23/06 * 4846 - 2006 (Nov) * 4847 – 11/9/06 * 4930 – 1/25/07 * 5065 - 2007 (May) * 5072 - 2007 (May) * 5067 - 2007 (May) * 5076 - 2007 (May) * 5079 - 5/17/07 * 5106 – 6/7/07 * 5143 – 7/2/07 * 5155 – 7/12/07 * 5165 - 7/19/07 * 5170 - 7/23/07 * 5202 – 8/28/07 * 5206 – 8/30/07 * 5227 - 2007 (Sep) * 5239 - 2007 (Sep) * 5241 – 9/28/07 * 5290 – 11/7/07 * 5292 – 11/8/07 * 5298 – 11/13/07 * 5352 – 1/2/08 * 5354 – 1/3/08 * 5358 – 1/7/08 * 5370 - 1/28/08 * 5386 - 2008 (Feb) * 5388 - 2/11/2008 * 5420 - 2008 (Mar) * 5429 - 3/12/08 * 5480 - 2008 (Apr) * 5512 – 5/14/08 * 5515 – 5/16/08 * 5519 - 2008 (May) * 5552 - 2008 (Jun) * 5688 - 2008 (Jul) * 5700 - 8/6/08 * 5732 – 9/4/08 * 5804 - 2008 (Nov) * 5815 - 2008 (Nov) * 5852 - 2008 (Dec) * 5857 – 12/18/08 * 5870 – 12/10/09 * 5871 – 12/17/09 * 5872 – 12/15/09 * 5939 – 9/2/10 * 5963 – 12/13/10 * 5993 – 4/4/11 * 6012 – 6/15/11 * 6026 - 8/10/11 * 6030 - 8/10/11 * 6042 – 10/10/11 * 6057 – 1/11/12 * 6076 - 2/28/12 * 6065 – 1/24/12 * 6088 – 2012 (April) * 6111 – 7/5/12 * 6118 – 8/7/12 * 6119 – 8/8/12 * 6177 - 3/27/13 * 6179 – 4/12/13 * 6199 - 6/5/2013 * 6203 - 7/8/2013 * 6213 - 10/14/13 * 6231 - 10/14/13 * 6235 – 10/28/13 * 6266 – 3/7/14 * 6288 – 5/30/14 * 6309 - 8/13/14 * 6319 - 10/17/14 * 6332 - 11/15/14 * 6355 - 2/16/15 * 6363 - 3/18/15 * 6402 - 8/17/15 * 6405 - 8/25/15 * 6412 - 9/17/15 * 6444 - 2/2/16 * 6469 - 4/26/16 * 6541 - 2/21/17 * 6577 - 6/22/17 Feel free to post yours and I will merge them here as time permits. Q: What year did Goodall switch from using nitrocellulose lacquer to catalyzed urethane for their finishes?

due tot hat disagreement, James and he had a falling out and, as such, the Goodall Forum kind of withered away...