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Offline nevusofota

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Davies serial numbers: new info?
« on: January 24, 2014, 10:14:27 PM »
Common knowledge is that Stephen Davies N4's were made in 1991.  However, not all 1991 N4 serial numbers have the same code order.  It seems that early 91 N4's have numbers with the year at the end of the number code (i.e.  xxxx91) and later 1991 models have the year at the beginning (i.e.  91xxxx).  Recently, someone extremely knowledgeable and respected in the N4 world recently implied that 1991 models with the year at the beginning of the number chain were not built by Davies in the Seattle shop but were built in the Washburn Chicago factory. 

The reason I bring this up is because I see many 91 N4's, with the year at the beginning of the SS#, yielding top dollar because they are advertised as Davies models, when in fact they may not be.  Any thoughts or further info?

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Re: Davies serial numbers: new info?
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2014, 11:01:09 PM »
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Re: Davies serial numbers: new info?
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2014, 02:40:13 PM »
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