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Old 09-04-2011, 10:01 AM
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Hi,

Is there a resource online where I can check the date my late father's Alvarez RD8 was manufactured? The only serial numbers listed on Alvarez's website is for their Yairi guitars. The serial number is F408010225. It is on a paper label inside the guitar.

My father passed away about two and a half weeks ago. It is special because of who owned it and not because of what it is. I did do some looking around. I was unable to find anything online or a email address for Alvarez. Any help would be appreciated.

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Rob

PS: I did upload photos to the photo gallery.
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Old 09-04-2011, 10:08 AM
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Sorry to hear about the loss of your father.

Alvarez support should be able to give you a definitive answer, but I believe the letter prefix is a factory designation, and the first digit gives the year. So yours may be a 2004 model.

http://www.alvarezgtr.com/contact.php
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Old 09-04-2011, 10:10 AM
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Try this website. Yairi Luvr is an excellent source for Alvarez and Alvarez Yairi info. Go to the forum on the site labeled "Alvarez and Alvarez Yairi Info. Plus.
Good luck.

http://alvarezyairi.web.fc2.com/
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Old 09-04-2011, 10:15 AM
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Sorry to hear about the loss of your father.

Alvarez support should be able to give you a definitive answer, but I believe the letter prefix is a factory designation, and the first digit gives the year. So yours may be a 2004 model.

http://www.alvarezgtr.com/contact.php
Thanks for the kind words and the help.

Sincerely, Rob
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